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Pillai Lab

Innate Immune Regulation, Transplantation Tolerance, and Immunotherapy


  Dates Of Training  Current Position (*updated 08/2018)
Kelly Andrews, PhD 01/2014 – 06/2019 Senior Development Scientist, Beckman-Coulter Corporation
Andrea Webster-Carrion, MD 01/2018 – 06/2019 Ped. Hem/Onc Fellow, Columbia University
Research Assistant Professor 

Shuyu E, MD, PhD  08/2014 – 05/2018  Pathology Residency, University of Tennessee Health Science Center 
Postdoctoral Fellows    
Marie van der Merwe, PhD  05/2009 – 06/2013 Assistant Professor, University of Memphis
Vanessa Morales-Tirado, PhD  03/2010 - 02/2013

Principal Research Scientist, Abbvie Inc. 

Makoto Yoshida, PhD  05/2012 - 06/2016 Senior Scientist, University of Kansas Medical Center
Taren Ong, PhD   05/2009 - 07/2011 Post-doctoral Research Fellow, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Aman Seth, MS 08/2011 - 07/2014 Pre-clinical Project Manager, Hematologic Malignancies Program, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Summer and Undergraduate Students    
Brad Tongtian Gao (St. Jude POE Program Student) 05/2012 – 08/2012 Emergency Medicine Resident, University of Tennessee
Matthew Sommers (St. Jude-Rhodes Summer Plus Program) 05/2012 – 07/2013 Medical Student, University of Vermont College of Medicine