“The body does whatever it wants. I am not my body; I am my mind.”
- Rita Levi-Montalcini
Naresha is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Neurology and Pathology and Immunology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He is also a member of The Bursky Center for Human Immunology and Immunotherapy Programs, The Hope Center for Neurological Disorders, The Siteman Cancer Center, and The Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. Outside the lab, Naresha spends time with the newborn daughter, family, and listening to Led Zeppelin!
Betsy is from New Jersey and in May 2020 she graduated from Rutgers University-New Brunswick. She studied Evolutionary Anthropology and Biology. Outside of research, she enjoys cooking/baking. She also loves hiking and anything that gets her outside!
Tony is an MSTP at Washington University. His hometown is Toronto, Canada. He graduated from Western University in 2020 with a BS and MSc in Immunology. In his free time, he enjoys reading, cooking, and playing the guitar.
Sam is an MSTP student at Washington University. His hometown is Winnipeg, Canada. He graduated from Harvard University in 2017 with a BA in Molecular and Cellular Biology. At Harvard, for his senior thesis research work, Sam worked in the laboratory of Dr. Shiv Pillai exploring the role of T follicular helper cells in mice.
Julia is an immunology graduate student (co-mentored with Dr. Albert (Gus) Davis). She graduated from Boston College with a BS in Psychology. She worked at the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard in the lab of Daniel Lingwood investigating germline-encoded antibody responses to pathogens.