Shweta Kulkarni


Advanced Concentration

Immunology & Microbiology 


Mark Atkinson, Ph.D. 


Pathology, Immunology & Laboratory Medicine 


August 2016

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BS, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Miami, 2015

Dissertation Research


Sui Y, Frey B, Wang Y, Billeskov R, Kulkarni S, McKinnon K, Rourke T, Fritts L, Miller CJ, Berzofsky JA. Paradoxical myeloid-derived suppressor cell reduction in the bone marrow of SIV chronically infected macaques. PLoS Pathog. 2017 May 12;13(5):e1006395. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006395. eCollection 2017 May. PubMed PMID: 28498847; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5448820

Billeskov R, Wang Y, Solaymani-Mohammadi S, Frey B, Kulkarni S, Andersen P, Agger EM, Sui Y, Berzofsky JA. Low Antigen Dose in Adjuvant-Based Vaccination Selectively Induces CD4 T Cells with Enhanced Functional Avidity and Protective Efficacy. J Immunol. 2017 May 1;198(9):3494-3506. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1600965. Epub 2017 Mar 27. PubMed PMID: 28348274; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5392729.

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