2012 IHII / McLaughlin Colloquium
TABLE OF CONTENTS
GRADUATE STUDENTS
1Aguilar-Valenzuela, RenanHEPATOCYTE GROWTH FACTOR AMELIORATES ADENOVIRUS-INDUCED HEPATITIS
2Beck, AndrewBAYESIAN PHYLOGEOGRAPHIC RECONSTRUCTION USING AFRICAN YELLOW FEVER VIRUS ISOLATES INDICATES RECENT SIMULTANEOUS DISPERSAL OF EAST AND WEST LINEAGES
3Burckart, KimberleeTHROMBIN PEPTIDE TP508 PROMOTES RESISTANCE TO BACTEREMIA AND LUNG INJURY FOLLOWING LETHAL RADIATION EXPOSURE
4Calderon, VeronicaA HUMANIZED MOUSE MODEL OF MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS INFECTION
5Cao, AnthonyCONTROL OF INTESTINAL IGA BY TH17 CELLS
6Carlsen, EricENHANCED LEISHMANIASIS PATHOGENESIS THROUGH TYPE I INTERFERON SIGNALING
7Caro Gomez, EricaIDENTIFICATION OF RICKETTSIAL VACCINE CANDIDATES ENCOMPASSING T CELL EPITOPES USING AN IN SILICO APPROACH
8Cieza, RobertoUNDERSTANDING THE INVASIVE PROPERTIES OF ADHERENT-INVASIVE ESCHERICHIA COLI (AIEC) AND THE LINK WITH INTESTINAL IMMUNE RESPONSES
9Desai, PoonamMODULATION OF IMMUNE SIGNALING IN RESPONSE TO FEBRILE TEMPERATURES
10Eastwood, GillianTHE POTENTIAL ROLE OF AEDES TAENIORHYNCHUS IN WEST NILE VIRUS TRANSMISSION IN GALÁPAGOS
11Gottipati, KeerthiBIOCHEMICAL AND STRUCTURAL CHARACTERIZATION OF PESTIVIRUS N-TERMINAL PROTEASE (NPRO)
12Grant, AshleyARENAVIRUS ATTENUATION MECHANISMS
13Gray, KimberlyCHEMOTACTIC AND INFLAMMATORY RESPONSES IN THE LIVER AND BRAIN ARE ASSOCIATED WITH PATHOGENESIS OF RIFT VALLEY FEVER VIRUS INFECTION IN THE MOUSE
14Hay, ChristieIDENTIFICATION OF NOVEL LEISHMANIA BRAZILIENSIS ANTIGENS USING AN IMMUNOINFORMATICS APPROACH
15Head, JenniferROLE OF RIFT VALLEY FEVER VIRUS NSS SELF-ASSOCIATION
16Heinze, DarEARLY EVENTS IN THE MURINE CUTANEOUS RESPONSE TO TICK (IXODES SCAPULARIS) FEEDING
17Ibrahim, MarwaLYMPH NODE DYSFUNCTION IN EXPERIMENTAL MODEL OF MALNUTRITION AND VISCERAL LEISHMANIASIS
18Jie, ZuliangIL-7 REGULATES THE EXPANSION OF IL-17-PRODUCING gd T CELLS AND ANTIVIRAL RESPONSES IN MOUSE LIVER
19Lewis, JessicaEFFECTS OF ENVELOPE DOMAIN III SURFACE LOOP MUTATIONS ON WEST NILE VIRUS VIRULENCE AND ANTIGENICITY
20Lina, TaslimaDOWNREGULATION OF B7-H2 EXPRESSION BY GASTRIC EPITHELIAL CELLS DURING INFECTION WITH Helicobacter pylori IS CagA DEPENDENT
21Liu, Hou-puTHE ROLE OF ERK-MAPK PATHWAY IN TH17 DIFFERENTIATION AND THE PATHOGENESIS OF COLITIS
22Mann, BrianDYNAMIC TRANSMISSION OF WEST NILE VIRUS ACROSS THE UNITED STATES-MEXICAN BORDER
23Mayer, SandraESTABLISHMENT OF HUMANIZED MICE MODEL FOR THE STUDY OF DENGUE VIRUS INFECTION AND PATHOGENESIS
24McAuley, AlexanderCOMBINATORIAL CELLULAR EFFECTS OF PRO- AND ANTI-INFLAMMATORY CYTOKINES
25McMullen, AllisonPHENOTYPE STUDIES OF WNV FROM HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS
26McWilliams, BrianUSING PHAGE DISPLAY TO DESIGN A HIGHLY SENSITIVE, HIGH-THROUGHPUT DIAGNOSTIC FOR FRANCISELLA TULARENSIS
27Medina, AudrieCCL17 AND CCL22 IN PROGRESSIVE VISCERAL LEISHMANIASIS
28Osorio, ElviaTHE FIBROBLAST GROWTH FACTOR SIGNALING PATHWAY AND THE STAT-6 SIGNALING PATHWAY CONVERGE TO INCREASE ARGINASE IN VISCERAL LEISHMANIASIS
29Pitcher, TrevorFUNCTIONAL IMPORTANCE OF THE DENV-2 TYPE-SPECIFIC ANTIGENIC SITE ON ANTIBODY BINDING, NEUTRALIZATION, AND ANTIBODY DEPENDENT ENHANCEMENT OF INFECTION
30Plante, KennethBIODISTRIBUTION OF WILD-TYPE AND VACCINE STRAINS OF CHIKUNGUNYA IN THE A129 MOUSE MODEL
31Ramirez, SydneyMUTANT RIFT VALLEY FEVER MP-12 VIRUSES CONTAINING TARGET SEQUENCE(S) FOR ENDOGENOUS MicroRNA ENHANCE VACCINE SAFETY
32Schuh, AmyFACTORS UNDERLYING THE DISPLACEMENT OF GENOTYPE III BY GENOTYPE I OF JAPANESE ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS
33Seregin, AlexeyIDENTIFICATION OF GENETIC DETERMINANTS OF JUNIN VIRUS ATTENUATION
34Shelite, ThomasCHARACTERIZATION OF A MURINE MODEL FOR HUMAN SCRUB TYPHUS
35Valencia, FrancesTHE IMPACT OF METHAMPHETAMINE USE ON HOST IMMUNE RESPONSE TO HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS TYPE 2
36van Lier, ChristinaATTENUATION OF THE PLAGUE BACTERIUM YERSINIA PESTIS: IMPORTANT ROLES OF BRAUN LIPOPROTEIN AND PLASMINOGEN ACTIVATING PROTEASE IN PLAGUE AND POSSIBLE DEVELOPMENT OF A LIVE ATTENUATED VACCINE
37Veselenak, RonEVALUATION OF THE GUINEA PIG VAGINAL IMMUNE RESPONSE TO HSV-2 USING A NOVEL, PCR-BASED ARRAY
38Walls, ShannonVALIDATION AND USE OF A TISSUE-ENGINEERED IN VITRO WHOLE TRACHEA-LUNG MODEL TO STUDY DIFFUSE ALVEOLAR DAMAGE ASSOCIATED WITH INFLUENZA A VIRUS EXPOSURE
39Willias, StephanINSIGHTS INTO VIRULENCE METABOLISM IN YERSINIA PESTIS
40Winkelmann, EvandroROLE OF MACROPHAGES ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF WNV-SPECIFIC T CELL RESPONSE
41Xia, JingyaDEFICIENCY OF TLR3 AND MYD88-DEPENDENT SIGNALING IMPAIRS ADAPTIVE IMMUNE RESPONSES TO A SINGLE CYCLE VACCINE
42Xie, GuoruiMyD88-MEDIATED SIGNALING IS INVOLVED IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF T CELL RESPONSES TO AN ATTENUATED WEST NILE VIRUS NS4B-P38G MUTANT STRAIN INFECTION
POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS
43Bohannon, JuliaEFFECT OF MPLA TREATMENT ON IMMUNE RESPONSES TO A BURN WOUND INFECTION
44Endsley, MarkCHARACTERIZING THE ROLE OF CELLULAR PROTEIN ADAM10 IN HIV-1 REPLICATION
45Escaffre, OlivierStudy of Henipavirus pathogenesis with in vitro models of human respiratory tract
46Goez, YennyA HUMANIZED MOUSE MODEL OF EPIDEMIC TYPHUS
47Henard, CalvinLEISHMANIA AMAZONENSIS CO-OPTS THE INNATE IMMUNE RESPONSE OF MACROPHAGES TO PROMOTE INFECTION
48Hill, TerenceEvaluation of Rift Valley Fever Virus Neurotropism
49Indran, SabarishIMMUNOGENICITY AND EFFICACY OF MP-12 VACCINE ENCODING TOSCANA VIRUS NSS OR ITS MUTANTS
50Kalveram, BirteTOSCANA VIRUS NSS PROTEIN PROMOTES DEGRADATION OF THE DOUBLE-STRANDED RNA-DEPENDENT PROTEIN KINASE
51Komaravelli, NarayanaNF-ΚB AND NRF2 PATHWAYS CROSS TALK DURING RSV INFECTION
52Liang, YuejinIL-33 INITIATES AN INNATE TYPE 2 IMMUNE RESPONSE AND PROTECTS HEPATIC INJURY IN ADENOVIRUS-INDUCED HEPATITIS
53Lihoradova, OlgaIMMUNOGENICITY AND EFFICACY OF RIFT VALLEY FEVER MP-12 STRAIN MUTANTS ENCODING DIFFERENT PHLEBOVIRUS NSS GENE
54Módis, KatalinHMGB1 INDUCES BIOENERGETIC DYSFUNCTION IN MACROPHAGES: POTENTIAL RELEVANCE FOR BURN AND SEPSIS
55Ponnusamy, DuraisamyYERSINIA PESTIS RESPONSE TO MACROPHAGE-INDUCED STRESS FROM HOSTS WITH HIGH AND LOW SUSCEPTIBILITY TO PLAGUE
56Saenz, DavidCD74-DERIVED PEPTIDES DISRUPT HELICOBACTER PYLORI INFECTION AND HOST-PATHOGEN INTERACTIONS MEDIATED THROUGH UREASE B
57Saldarriaga, OmarEFFECT OF NITRIC OXIDE IN THE TRANSCRIPTIONAL REGULATION OF HAMSTER ALTERNATIVE ACTIVATED MACROPHAGES GENES
58Sawant, KirtiCHEMOKINE CXCL1 MONOMER AND DIMER ACT COOPERATIVELY TO RECRUIT NEUTROPHILS – INSIGHTS FROM ANIMAL MODELS AND RELEVANCE FOR HUMAN INFLAMMATORY DISEASES
59Saxena, VandanaCHARACTERIZATIONS OF A HAMSTER-DERIVED WEST NILE VIRUS ISOLATE INFECTION IN A MURINE MODEL
60Teixeira, BrunoHUMANIZED MOUSE MODEL OF TICK-TRANSMITTED RICKETTSIA RICKETTSII INFECTION
61Thomasson, EricaACTIVATION OF MAMMALIAN/MECHANISTIC TARGET OF RAPAMYCIN (mTOR) IN HUMAN ENDOTHELIAL CELLS INFECTED WITH PATHOGENIC RICKETTSIA RICKETTSII
62Tsetsarkin, KonstantinNOVEL MUTATIONS IN CHIKUNGUNYA VIRUS ENHANCE VIRAL FITNESS IN BOTH VERTEBRATE AND INVERTEBRATE HOST; LESSON FORM THE 2005-2010 CHIKUNGUNYA EPIDEMIC IN INDIA
63Vasquez, VanessaDEVELOPMENT OF A MURINE INFECTION MODEL FOR DENGUE VIRUS TYPE 4
64Velayutham, Thangam SudhaROLE OF TLR4 IN INNATE IMMUNE RESPONSES AND DISEASE PATHOGENESIS TO HUMAN METAPNEUMOVIRUS INFECTION
65Whiteman, MelissaCHARACTERIZATION OF CHIMERIC JAPANESE ENCEPHALITIS SA14-14-2 VIRUSES AS NOVEL VACCINE CANDIDATES
66Yun, TatyanaHOST RESPONSE OF PRIMARY NEURONAL CELLS TO HENIPAVIRUS INFECTION
CLINICAL FELLOWS
67Rodriguez, NoeCLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE—ASSOCIATED DIARRHEA IN THE PEDIATRIC BURN UNIT: CLINICAL IMPACT AND RISK FACTORS
68Schroeder, CaseyDEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF SENSITIVE AND SPECIFIC INK4A MOLECULAR ASSAYS
69 Tahir, Faiza COMPARISON OF CHARACTERISTICS BETWEEN HOSPITAL ADMISSIONS IN HIV POSITIVE AND HIV NEGATIVE PATIENTS BETWEEN 2000-2010 IN PRIVATE PAYER INSURANCE GROUP
70 Xu, Fangling LACK OF CORRELATION BETWEEN HERV-K EXPRESSION AND CYTOMEGALOVIRUS
RESEARCH ASSISTANTS & ASSOCIATES
71Cespedes, MariaCHARACTERIZATION OF THE CD8+ T CELL RESPONSE IN RICKETTSIAL INFECTIONS
72Offordile, AnastasiaIGF-1 REDUCES ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM STRESS FOLLOWING BURN INJURY

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