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Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine

JessyDeshaneProfileJessy Deshane, PhD
Associate Professor
Principal Investigator
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine
GBS Theme Affiliations: Cancer Biology, Immunology, Biochemistry, Structural, and Stem Cell Biology
Research Interests: Immune Regulation, Asthma, and Lung Cancer

Current Lab Members

YongWangPhDYong Wang, PhD
Research Associate
Research Interest: B Cell Differentiation in Lung Cancer

KennethHoughBSKenneth Hough, B.S.
Graduate Student  - Immunology Theme
Research Interest: Role of Exosomes in Immune Regulation in Asthma

SultanTausifLabPhotoSultan Tausif, Ph.D.
Research Associate
Research Interest: B Well M om Study

NjeriMainaLabPhotoNjeri Maina, M.D., Ph.D
Allergy Fellow
Research Interest: TCR Profiling of Exosome Responding T Cells in Asthmatics

JohnGStrenkowskiLabPhotoJohn G. Strenkowski
Undergraduate Student - Biomedical Sciences Program
Research Interest: Exosome Phenotyping by Imagestream

Josh Jackson LinkedIn Picture Joshua Jackson, PhD
Medical Student - Year 2, Koopman Scholar
Research Interest:
Regulatory B Cells in Lung Cancer

JingerYangLabPhoto Jinger Yang, B.S.
Research Assistant - Temporary

Former Lab Members

CaraSchaferPhDCara Schafer, PhD
Graduate Student - Cancer Biology Theme
Research Interests:
Targeting Tryptophan Metabolism to Enhance Anti-Tumor Immunity
Graduated May 2016
Current Position: Post-Doctoral Fellow
Center for Prostate Disease Research (CPDR)
The Department of Surgery at the Uniformed Services, University of the Health Sciences and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, "America's Medical School," the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine

NirmalSharmaMDNirmal Sharma, MD
Pulmonary Fellow
Research Interests: Lung Microbiome and Transplantation
Current Position:USF Department of Pulmonary & Critical Care, Tampa, FL

JoseRodriguezDagerJose Rodriguez Dager, B.S.
Undergraduate Student - Biology Major
Research Interest:
Asthma and Pregnancy

ColleenAdkinsMDColleen Adkins, M.D.
Allergy Fellow
Research Interest: Tryptophan Metabolism in Asthma
Current Position: Austin Regional Clinic for Allergy and Asthma

ToniHuanJinMDTong Huan Jin, M.D.
Research Assistant
Research Interest: Lung Immunology and Cell Biology Assays