Graduate Program in Immunology (2008-present)
Project: Elucidating the role of immunogolic memory
in the anti-tumor response upon vaccination with nanoemulsion adjuvant
Advisor: James R. Baker
About Shelly: Shelly
graduated from the University of Michigan in 2008 with a degree in
Biochemistry. She did her undergraduate research in the field of
Systems and Synthetic Biology, focusing on building and characterizing
genetic bistable switches to generate memory in E. coli. Her current
research interests have shifted towards a more translational focus in
the field of Immunology.
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Natl Acad Sci USA. (Revisions in progress)