New Faculty Recruitments (Jan 2014)


Evan Lind, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor (CDB Primary Faculty, MMI Joint Appointment)
Lab/Office: RJH 6
Research Interests




Selected Publications:

  • IDH1(R132H) mutation increases murine haematopoietic progenitors and alters epigenetics. Sasaki M, Knobbe CB, Munger JC, Lind EF, Brenner D, Brüstle A, Harris IS, Holmes R, Wakeham A, Haight J, You-Ten A, Li WY, Schalm S, Su SM, Virtanen C, Reifenberger G, Ohashi PS, Barber DL, Figueroa ME, Melnick A, Zúñiga-Pflücker JC, Mak TW. Nature. 2012 Aug 30;488(7413):656-9. doi: 10.1038/nature11323. Download paper.
  • Dendritic cells require the NF-kappaB2 pathway for cross-presentation of soluble antigens.
    Lind EF, Ahonen CL, Wasiuk A, Kosaka Y, Becher B, Bennett KA, Noelle RJ. J Immunol. 2008 Jul 1;181(1):354-63. Download Paper.
  • Mapping precursor movement through the postnatal thymus reveals specific microenvironments supporting defined stages of early lymphoid development.
    Lind EF, Prockop SE, Porritt HE, Petrie HT. J Exp Med. 2001 Jul 16;194(2):127-34. Download Paper.
  • Micro-RNA 155 is required for optimal CD8+ T cell responses to acute viral and intracellular bacterial challenges. Lind EF, Elford AR, Ohashi PS. J Immunol. 2013 Feb 1;190(3):1210-6. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1202700. Epub 2012 Dec 28. Download Paper.


Amanda Lund, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor (CDB Primary Faculty, MMI & OCSSB Joint Appointments)
Lab/Office: RJH 6
Research Interests




Selected Publications:

  • The natural and engineered 3D microenvironment as a regulatory cue during stem cell fate determination. Lund AW, Yener B, Stegemann JP, Plopper GE. Tissue Eng Part B Rev. 2009 Sep;15(3):371-80. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEB.2009.0270. Download Paper.
  • Lymphatic and interstitial flow in the tumour microenvironment: linking mechanobiology with immunity. Swartz MA, Lund AW. Nat Rev Cancer. 2012 Feb 24;12(3):210-9. doi: 10.1038/nrc3186. Download Paper.
  • VEGF-C promotes immune tolerance in B16 melanomas and cross-presentation of tumor antigen by lymph node lymphatics. Lund AW, Duraes FV, Hirosue S, Raghavan VR, Nembrini C, Thomas SN, Issa A, Hugues S, Swartz MA. Cell Rep. 2012 Mar 29;1(3):191-9. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2012.01.005. Epub 2012 Feb 23. Download Paper.


Jeffrey Nolz, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor (MMI Primary Faculty, CDB Joint Appointment)
Lab/Office: RJH 6
Research Interests




Selected Publications:

  • Strategies and implications for prime-boost vaccination to generate memory CD8 T cells.
    Nolz JC, Harty JT. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2011;780:69-83. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4419-5632-3_7. Download Paper.
  • Immunologic considerations for generating memory CD8 T cells through vaccination.
    Butler NS, Nolz JC, Harty JT. Cell Microbiol. 2011 Jul;13(7):925-33. doi: 10.1111/j.1462-5822.2011.01594.x. Epub 2011 Apr 28. Download Paper.
  • Protective capacity of memory CD8+ T cells is dictated by antigen exposure history and nature of the infection. Nolz JC, Harty JT. Immunity. 2011 May 27;34(5):781-93. doi: 10.1016/j.immuni.2011.03.020. Epub 2011 May 5. Download Paper.
  • Naive, effector and memory CD8 T-cell trafficking: parallels and distinctions.
    Nolz JC, Starbeck-Miller GR, Harty JT. Immunotherapy. 2011 Oct;3(10):1223-33. doi: 10.2217/imt.11.100. Download Paper.
  • Division-linked generation of death-intermediates regulates the numerical stability of memory CD8 T cells. Nolz JC, Rai D, Badovinac VP, Harty JT. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Apr 17;109(16):6199-204. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1118868109. Epub 2012 Apr 2. Download Paper.