Committee on Immunology students are well-positioned to achieve success in diverse career paths after completing thesis work. Many alumni go on to secure competitive postdoctoral research fellowships nationally and abroad. Some graduates pursue non-academic careers, often in the fields of biotechnology, scientific policy, and consulting. Listed below are our recent alumni, including their post-graduate plans.
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"Analysis of the Contributions of LEF1 to iNKT Cell Development and T Cell Lymphomagenesis"
Current Position: Postdoctoral Scholar, University of North Carolina
"The Role of PLZF in Innate Lymphocytes"
Current Position: Postdoctoral Scholar, Belkaid Lab, National Institutes of Health
"Structural Basis of CD1d-Lipid Recognition by Human Vδ1+ γδ T Cells"
Current Position: Postdoctoral Scholar, Adams Lab, University of Chicago
"The Development and Activation of Thymic B Cells and Their Role in T Cell Negative Selection"
Current Position: Potdoctoral Scholar, Huang Lab, University of Chicago
"Inducible Epithelial Fucosylation Maintains the Gut Microbiota"
Current Position: Postdoctoral Scholar, Gabriel Nunez Lab, University of Michigan
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"Roles of Autophagy-Related Proteins in the Pathogenesis of Crohn's Disease"
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Chicago, Chang Lab
"The Role of Ig-Beta Lysine Residues in B Cell Development, Signaling, and Function"
Current Position: Senior Scientific Affairs Consultant, MedSphere
"CD170, An Essential Regulator of the Cytokine Response by Natural Killer Cells"
Current Position: Medical Student, Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Chicago
"Lymphotoxin and High Fat Diet Dynamically Regulate the Microbiota to Enable Obesity"
Current Position: Internal Medicine Resident, University of California, San Francisco