People

Faculty

Primary

Maninjay Atianand, PhD
Assistant Professor, Immunology
Robert Binder, PhD
Associate Professor of Immunology
Lisa Borghesi, PhD
Associate Professor
Tullia C Bruno, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology
Louise D'Cruz, PhD
Assistant Professor
Jishnu Das, PhD
Assistant Professor, Immunology
Greg M Delgoffe, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Immunology
Olivera J. Finn, PhD
Distinguished Professor, Department of Immunology
Sebastien Gingras, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Yi-Nan Gong, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology
Rachel A Gottschalk, PhD
Assistant Professor
William F Hawse, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology
Reinhard Hinterleitner, PhD
Assistant Professor of Immunology
Alok Joglekar, PhD
Assistant Professor, Immunology
Lawrence P. Kane, PhD
Professor and Vice Chair for Education
William B. Klimstra, PhD
Associate Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Binfeng Lu, PhD
Associate Professor
Marlies Meisel, PhD
Assistant Professor of Immunology
Penelope Morel, MD
Professor Immunology
Kevin Nickerson, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Douglas S. Reed, PhD
Associate Professor
Mark Jay Shlomchik, MD, PhD
UPMC Endowed and Distinguished Professor, Department of Immunology
Harinder Singh, PhD
Professor, Immunology
Dario A. Vignali, PhD
Professor and Vice Chair
Florian Weisel, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Creg J Workman, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor

Secondary

John F. Alcorn, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Dana Ascherman, MD
Professor, Medicine
Simon M. Barratt-Boyes, PhD
Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology
Ira Bergman
Professor of Pediatrics, Neurology and Immunology
Partha Sarathi Biswas, MVSc, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Craig A. Byersdorfer, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Scott Canna, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Geetha Chalasani, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Abbe N. De Vallejo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics & Immunology, University of Pittsburgh
Thomas Diacovo, MD
Professor, Departments of Pediatrics, Pharmacology, and Immunology
Partha Dutta, DVM, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Robert P. Edwards, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of OB/GYN and Reproductive Sciences
Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD
Director, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
JoAnne L. Flynn, PhD
Professor of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics
Patrizia Fuschiotti, PhD
Assistant Professor
Sarah Gaffen, Ph.D.
Gerald P. Rodnan Professor, Division of Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology
Timothy Hand, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Melissa E Kane, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Daniel Kaplan, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Dermatology
Gary Kohanbash, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
Liza Konnikova, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Fadi George Lakkis, MD
Frank & Athena Sarris Chair in Transplantation Biology
Adriana Larregina, MD, PhD
Professor of Dermatology and Immunology
Steven Little, PhD
Chairman and CNG Faculty Fellow, Dept. of Chemical Engineering
Jason Lohmueller, PhD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Surgery and Immunology
Michael Lotze, MD
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Sponsored Training Grants, Health Sciences
Alicia R. Mathers, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology
Mandy J McGeachy, PhD
Associate Professor
John W Mellors, MD
Professor of Medicine
Diana M. Metes, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
Larry W. Moreland, MD
Margaret Jane Miller Endowed Professor of Arthritis Research
Adrián E. Morelli, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
Alison Morris, MD, MS
Associate Professor
Matthew L. Nicotra, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Jon D. Piganelli, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
Amanda Poholek, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Anuradha Ray, Ph.D.
UPMC Endowed Chair in Lung Immunology in Medicine
Prabir Ray, Ph.D.
UPMC Endowed Chair in Lung Immunology in Medicine
David M. Rothstein, M.D.
Pittsburgh Steelers Chair in Transplantation
Saumendra N. Sarkar, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dept. of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics; Dept. of Immunology
Warren D. Shlomchik, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Michael R. Shurin, M.D.,Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pathology and Immunology
Mark E Snyder, MD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care Medicine, and Immunology
Anthony St. Leger, PhD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Walter J. Storkus, Ph.D.
Professor of Dermatology and Immunology
Tina Sumpter, PhD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Dermatology and Immunology
Paul Szabolcs, M.D.
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Angus Thomson, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Surgery and Immunology
Heth R. Turnquist, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
Anda M Vlad, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Yoram Vodovotz, PhD
Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Simon Watkins, PhD
Sally Wenzel, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Theresa L. Whiteside, Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology
Jennifer E. Woodward, PhD
Professor of Surgery
Zhaoyang You, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology
Hassane M. Zarour, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Immunology and Dermatology
Adriana Zeevi, Ph.D. (D) ABH
Professor of Surgery

Staff

Administrative Personnel

Barbara Beatty
Administrative Coordinator
Sharon Cubarney
Maintenance
Kevin Donohue
Network Administrator
Roberta K. Erickson
Admin III - Executive Assistant/Grants Administrator
Dewayne Falkner
Flow Room Manager
Christine Grabowski
Department Administrator
Margaret Kirshner
Administrator, Harinder Singh
Todd Langer
Post-Award Administrator
Aarika MacIntyre
Research IV
Timothy McCann
Personnel/Core Administrator
Darlene Porter
Grants Manager
Jesse Rosenthal
Graduate Program Coordinator
Arlene Sains
Faculty Assistant/Purchaser

Research Techs

Priyanka Agarwal, PhD
Senior Research Technician
Pamela Beatty, PhD
Senior Research Scientist
Mackenzie Bender
Research Technician, Meisel Lab
Chunming Bi, PhD
Research Scientist
Erin Ann Brunazzi
Research III
Yuqi (Maya) Cao
Research Technician
Carly Cardello
Melinda Carter
Research V - Lab Manager
Richard Cattley
Research Technician, Hawse Lab
Virendra Chaudri
Research Scientist, Center for Systems Immunology
Everett Chronowski
Research Technician, Shlomchik Lab
Laura Conter
Research V
Natalie Fitzgerald
Research Tech
Kelsey Ford
Research Technician, Joglekar Lab
Matthew Gable
Heidi Gunzelman
Senior Flow Cytometry Technologist
Lee Hedden
Research Technician
Sally Hostein
Health Professional I
Stephen Joachim
Research II
Katie Kim
Research Tech
Sheryl Kunning
Caleb Lampenfeld
Ailing Liu
Research Associate
Tony Marinov
Research V
Giovanni Marrero
Research Technician, D'Cruz Lab
Kathryn Mazeski
Research Technician, ITDC Core
John McKolanis, PhD
Research Scientist
Jianjie Mi
Research III
Colt Nash
Lab Manager, Center for Systems Immunology
Meagan Osburn
Research III
Mohit Rana
Research Technician
Kobie Rankin
Research Technician, Joglekar Lab
Abigail Rothrauff
Research Tech
Alex Rowe
Research V - Research Project Manager
Johnathon Schielbel
Research Technician
Nan Sheng
Flow Cytometry Technologist
Karsen Shoger
Research Tech
Raahul Sriram
Undergraduate Researcher
Timothy Sturgeon
Senior Flow Cytometry Specialist
Kayla Thomas
Research Tech
Kate Vignali
Research V
Hui Wang
Research III
Nadine Weisel
Research IV
Jia Xue
Research III
Theodore Younker
Undergraduate Researcher

Trainees

Visiting Scholars and Scientists

Leon Altmann
Academic Visitor, Shlomchik Lab
Yang Li
Academic Visitor, Lu Lab
Peiwen Ma
Liangrong Shi
Academic Visitor, Lu Lab
Peijun Tang
Visiting Scholar
Jun-Chi Xu
Jun Xue
Visiting Scholar
Cuihue Yue
Yanlin Zeng
Visiting Tsinghua Student, Hinterleitner Lab
Zhi-Wei Zhai
Visiting Scholar
Haihong Zhang
Academic Visitor, Finn Lab
Dachun Zhang
Xin Zhao
Visiting Chinese
Shuting Zuo
Visiting Scholar

Post Doctoral Fellows

Lawrence Andrews, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate
Hridesh Banerjee
Postdoctoral Fellow
Smriti Chaurasia
Postdoctoral Associate, Shlomchik Lab
Minhui Chen, PhD
Research Associate
Anthony R Cillo
Postdoctoral Associate
Paul Cooper
Kristen Critelli, MD
MD Research Fellow
Becky Elsner, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
Angela Gocher, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate
Camille Jacqueline
Postdoctoral Associate
Ye Jin
Postdoctoral Associate
Shunsuke Kataoka
Sneha Lal
Postdoctoral Associate
Claire Leibler, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate
Chang Liu, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate
Michelle Miller, PhD
Jessica M Moskovitz, MD
Graduate Medical Trainee
Surya Pandey, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate, Hinterleitner Lab
Abigail Sedlacek, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
Shuchi Smita, PhD
International Postdoctoral Associate
Ashwin Somasundaram
Graduate Medical Trainee
Jeremy Tilstra, MD, PhD
Fellow of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology
Godhev Manakkat Vijay, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate, Center for Systems Immunology
Haiguang Wang, PhD
Daniel Wikenheiser, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate
Andrea Workman, PhD
Research Associate
Yi Yang
Postdoctoral Associate
Cheng Ye, PhD

Health Sciences Fellows

Runzi Sun
Health Sciences Fellows
Richard Wu
Fellow

Graduate Students

Lisa Beppu
Graduate Student Researcher
Derrick Callahan
Graduate Student Researcher
Christopher Chuckran
Graduate Student
Rebekah Dadey
Graduate Student Researcher
Chao Feng
Health Sciences Research Fellow
Adolfo Frias
Graduate Student Researcher
Stephanie Grebinoski
Benjamin Murter
PMI Student, Kane Lab
Sayali Onkar
Graduate Student
Ayana Ruffin
Ayana Ruffin
Feng Shan
Hiroshi Yano
Graduate Student Researcher

Undergraduate Students

Allen Fooks
Rohan Katti
Amanda Lee
Undergraduate Researcher
J. Connor Mahaney
Molly Oken
Xiaoyao (Joyce) Qu