Postdoctoral Fellows

Bram Slutter, Ph.D. (2011-2015)
Assistant Professor, Department of Biopharmaceutics, LACDR (Leiden Academics Centre for Drug Research), Leiden University.


Jessica, Jonah, Bram and John 2015

Martin Richer, Ph.D. (2010-2014)
Assistant Professor, McGill University, Montreal, Canada


Dr. Martin Richer and Dr. John Harty, 2014

Jeffrey Nolz, Ph.D. (2008-2013)
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR


Going away party for Jeffrey Nolz, Ph.D., 2014

Simran Banga, Ph.D. (2011-2013)
Assistant Professor, School of Natural Science and Mathematics, Indiana University East, Richmond, IN


Simran 2012

Noah Butler, Ph.D. (2007-2012)
Associate Professor of Microbiology, University of Iowa


Going away party for Noah Butler, Ph.D., 2012

Nathan Schmidt, Ph.D. (2006-2011) 
Assistant Professor, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Thomas Wirth, MD, Ph.D. (2006-2009) 
Dr. med. Department of Gastroenterology, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany

Jodie Haring, Ph.D. (2002-2008) 
Grant Program Coordinator at Sanford Health, Fargo ND

Kelly Messingham, Ph.D. (2001-2006) 
Research Associate Professor of Dermatology, University of Iowa

Troy Humphreys, Ph.D. (2004-2006) 
Scientist, Cell Signaling Technology, Beverly, MA

Amy R. Tvinnereim, Ph.D. (1998-2002) 
Research Assistant Professor, University of Texas, Tyler

Vladimir Badovinac, Ph.D. (1999-2001) 
Associate Professor of Pathology, University of Iowa

Rebecca L. Wilson, Ph.D. (1995-1998) 
Staff Scientist, Siga Pharmaceuticals, Eugene OR

Vanessa B. Jensen, D.V.M. (1996-1997) 
Associate Professor of Comparative Medicine, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tx

Research Scientists

Vladimir Badovinac, Ph.D.

Assistant Research Scientist (2002-2003) 
Associate Research Scientist (2003-2006) 
Research Scientist (2006-2007) 
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Iowa (2007-present) 

Aaruni Khanolkar, Ph.D., MBBS

Assistant Research Scientist (2004-2009) 
Clinical Immunology Fellowship, University of Utah (2009-2012)
Director of Diagnostic Immunology and Flow Cytometry Laboratories, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago; Assistant Professor of Pathology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL (2012-present)


Going away party for Aaruni Khanolkar, Ph.D., 2009

Graduate Students

  • Katherine Doll, Ph.D., Program in Microbiology 5/11-5/16
  • Marie Kim, Ph.D., Medical Scientist Training Program 6/09-6/16


Marie 2016
  • Gabe Starbeck-Miller, Ph.D. Program in Immunology 6/08-6/14


Gabe 2014
  • Nhat-Long Pham, M.D., Ph.D. Program in Immunology 9/06-12/09
  • Ali Jabbari, M.D., Ph.D., Program in Immunology 9/02-2/06
  • Brandon Porter, M.D., Ph.D., Program in Immunology 9/00-4/05
  • Gail Corbin, Ph.D., Microbiology 4/00-2/05
  • Sara Hamilton, Ph.D., Program in Immunology 4/99-6/03
  • David Kolwyck, M.S., Microbiology 6/96-6/99
  • Douglas White M.D., Ph.D., Program in Immunology 6/95-4/99

Undergraduate Students

  • Lori Schomberg 1996
  • Adam McNeil 1998
  • Jayson Naegle 1999-2000
  • Matt Zussman 1999-2000
  • Michael Ellerbroek 2001
  • Robert Moder 2003
  • Courtney Fleenor 2007-2008
  • Allie Larimer
  • Ian Friedman
  • Luke Bailey
  • Tyler Humphrey
  • Kyle Frank
  • Jeff Simkowski
  • Steven Moioffer
  • Tyler Wills
  • Eric Bertroche