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2021-22 Autoimmunity and Autoinflammation Training Grant Trainees

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Roy Jung (Medicine)‚Äč
Roy is a Ph.D. student in Dr. Chinmay Trivedi’s lab. His research focus is on the role of interstitial fluid homeostasis and inflammation during development and disease. Roy received his B.A. in Neuroscience from Amherst College.

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Erica Katz (Dermatology)
Erica is a Ph.D. student in Dr. John Harris’ lab. Her research focus is on the role of regulatory T-cell adaptation of a type 1-like phenotype during vitiligo. Erica received her B.S. in Biomolecular Science from the University of Michigan.

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Benjamin Sallis (MaPS)
Ben is an M.D./Ph.D. student in Dr. Beth McCormick’s lab. His research focus is on the development and optimization of an anti-inflammatory microbial consortium for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease. Ben received his B.S. in Biology and Philosophy from Boston College.

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Jeffrey Zhou (Medicine)
Jeffrey is an M.D./Ph.D. student in Dr. Kate Fitzgerald’s lab. His research focus is on the regulation and function of the NLRP1 inflammasome in humans, particularly in keratinocytes and airway epithelial cells. Jeffrey received his B.A. in Biochemistry from Columbia University.