Sahaana Arumugam
Sahaana Arumugam

MSTP / Immunology Graduate Student
sahaana-arumugam@uiowa.edu

Department of Pathology
25 S. Grand Ave, 1020 ML
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242

Lab: 319-335-9919

Training

BS, BA, BS, Community Health, Arabic Studies, Biological Sciences, University of Maryland - College Park

Research

 Tissue resident memory T cells in the context of malarial infections

Publications Pubmed

  1. Arumugam S, Scorza BM, Petersen C. Visceral Leishmaniasis and the Skin: Dermal Parasite Transmission to Sand Flies. Pathogens. 2022 May 24;11(6):610. doi: 10.3390/pathogens11060610. PMID: 35745464; PMCID: PMC9228576.
  2. Nganou-Makamdop K, Talla A, Sharma AA, Darko S, Ransier A, Laboune F, Chipman JG, Beilman GJ, Hoskuldsson T, Fourati S, Schmidt TE, Arumugam S, Lima NS, Moon D, Callisto S, Schoephoerster J, Tomalka J, Mugyenyi P, Ssali F, Muloma P, Ssengendo P, Leda AR, Cheu RK, Flynn JK, Morou A, Brunet-Ratnasingham E, Rodriguez B, Lederman MM, Kaufmann DE, Klatt NR, Kityo C, Brenchley JM, Schacker TW, Sekaly RP, Douek DC. Translocated microbiome composition determines immunological outcome in treated HIV infection. Cell. 2021 Jul 22;184(15):3899-3914.e16. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2021.05.023. Epub 2021 Jul 7. PMID: 34237254; PMCID: PMC8316372.
  3. Yang Y, Xia M, Wang L, Arumugam S, Wang Y, Ou X, Wang C, Jiang X, Tan M, Chen Y, Li X. Structural basis of host ligand specificity change of GII porcine noroviruses from their closely related GII human noroviruses. Emerg Microbes Infect. 2019;8(1):1642-1657. doi: 10.1080/22221751.2019.1686335. PMID: 31711377; PMCID: PMC6853222.
  4. Morou A, Brunet-Ratnasingham E, Dubé M, Charlebois R, Mercier E, Darko S, Brassard N, Nganou-Makamdop K, Arumugam S, Gendron-Lepage G, Yang L, Niessl J, Baxter AE, Billingsley JM, Rajakumar PA, Lefebvre F, Johnson RP, Tremblay C, Routy JP, Wyatt RT, Finzi A, Douek DC, Kaufmann DE. Altered differentiation is central to HIV-specific CD4+ T cell dysfunction in progressive disease. Nat Immunol. 2019 Aug;20(8):1059-1070. doi: 10.1038/s41590-019-0418-x. Epub 2019 Jul 15. PMID: 31308541; PMCID: PMC6642691.