Current Members

Cathryn Nagler, Ph.D.

Bunning Food Allergy Professor
Professor of Pathology, Medicine, Pediatrics and the College
Ph.D., New York University, Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Science, New York
B.A., Barnard College, Columbia University 
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Andrea Kemter, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar
Ph.D., Evolutionary Biology, Immunology and Infection Research, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, 2016. Thesis: "Immunomodulatory proteins in Heligmosomoides polygyrus excretory/secretory products."
Diplom, Biology, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universitaet Bonn, Germany, 2011


Shan Wang, Ph.D

Postdoctoral Scholar
Ph.D., Microbiology, South China University of Technology, P. R. China, 2012 Thesis: “Characteristics and mechanism of immune cells' death in cell-in-cell structures”
M.S. Med, Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics, Wenzhou Medical University, P. R. China, 2009 Thesis: “An intracellular cell death distincted from entosis”
B.S. Med, Clinical Medicine, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Tongji Medical College, P. R. China

Shijie Cao

Postdoctoral Scholar
Ph.D., Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 2018. Thesis: "Targeted nanocarriers for HIV therapy"
B.S., Pharmacy, Fudan University, China, 2013


Lauren "Ande" Hesser

Graduate Student, Institute for Molecular Engineering
B.S., Biomedical Engineering, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, 2018


Matthew Bauer

Research Technician and Lab Manager
B.S., Biochemisty, Illinois State University,
Normal, Illinois, 2016


Rhea Bhojwani

University of Chicago Undergraduate, Class of 2019


Annie McFarland

University of Chicago Undergraduate, Class of 2019


Evelyn Campbell

Graduate Student, Committee on Microbiology
B.S., Biology, Rider University, New Jersey, 2016


Sung Min Choi Hong

Research Technician 
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2017


Elliot Culleen

Research Technician 
B.A., Immunology, University of Chicago 2017


Andrew Thompson

Research Volunteer
B.S., Microbiology, Purdue University, May 2018