Immunology Collaborative Postdoctoral Research Award (IMM-CoPRA)

This award is established in 2022 to support the development of NEW collaborative work between 2 postdoctoral fellows training in different laboratories within the Department of Immunology.  

COPRA winners will give a presentation at the end of the award, to be presented at the next Departmental retreat

2024 Awardees

Drs. Vinothkumar Rajan and Mark Gower (Zúñiga-Pflücker/Tikhonova labs)
Proposal Title: Unveiling the role of CHIP mutations in T cell leukemogenesis and effector programming

2023 Awardees

Drs. Kyle Burrows and Anthony Altieri ( Mortha/Buechler labs)
Proposal Title: Fibroblast-driven pulmonary fibrosis is boosted by gut-derived group 2 innate lymphoid cells

Drs. Tapas Mukherjee and Kevin Champagne Jorgensen (Philpott/Gommerman labs): 
Proposal Title: Unraveling the etiopathogenesis of SPATA5-deficiency-associated neuropathies

2022 Awardees

Drs. Yuqing Feng and Bruna Bertol (Martin/Brooks labs)
Proposal Title: 
AM72A-mediated mutagenesis in cancer and immunity: the two-sided coin

Drs. Saurav Roy Choudhury and Tapas Mukherjee (Martin/Philpott labs) 
Proposal Title: Role of  DUPD1 phosphatase in promoting inflammation