Dissertation library

We celebrate the following PhD dissertations completed in Pneumonia Biology Labs:

 

2022

Elim Na: The cytoprotective effects of leukemia inhibitory factor during bacterial pneumonia
Mentor: Lee J. Quinton
Molecular and Translational Medicine PhD

Christine Odom: Liver-dependent lung remodeling during systemic inflammation alters responses to secondary infection
Mentor: Lee J. Quinton
Microbiology PhD

Carolina Lyon De Ana: Novel subsets of resident lymphocytes in murine lungs recovered from pneumococcal pneumonia
Mentor: Joseph P. Mizgerd
Microbiology PhD

2021

Emad Arafa: Recovery from pneumococcal pneumonia remodels the pool of alveolar macrophages
Mentor: Joseph P. Mizgerd
Molecular and Translational Medicine PhD

Kim Barker: The establishment and function of lung resident memory B cells after bacterial respiratory infection
Mentor: Joseph P. Mizgerd
Microbiology PhD

2019

Alicia Wooten: Pneumococcal phosphodiesterase 2 mutation elicits a unique type I interferon response in macrophages
Mentor: Joseph P. Mizgerd
Molecular and Translational Medicine PhD

Yuri Kim: Liver-dependent protection during pneumonia and sepsis
Mentor: Lee J. Quinton
Molecular and Translational Medicine PhD

2016

Greg Wasserman: A discrete population of ciliated cells express the piRNA binding protein MIWI2 to regulate lung inflammation
Mentor: Matthew R. Jones
Microbiology PhD

Nicole Stauffer Smith: Respiratory infections with pneumococci establish multi-pronged heterotypic protection against pneumonia
Mentor: Joseph P. Mizgerd
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine PhD

Fadie Coleman: Influence of macrophage NF-kappaB activation on pneumococcal pneumonia
Mentor: Joseph P. Mizgerd
Microbiology PhD

Elyse Kozlowski: Functional roles for the terminal uridyltransferase enzymes Zcchc6 and Zcchc11 in mammalian biology
Mentor: Matthew R. Jones
Molecular and Translational Medicine PhD

2015

Kristie Hilliard: The functional significance of the lung-liver axis during pneumonia
Mentor: Lee J. Quinton
Microbiology PhD

2012

Matt Blahna: Uridyltransferase-dependent and -independent regulatory functions of Zcchc11
Mentor: Joseph P. Mizgerd
Biological Sciences in Public Health PhD (Harvard U.)

 

Additional recent BU theses are also accessible on-line.