Pathology

  • Kevin L. Legge, PhD
    Dendritic Cell Immunobiology and Pulmonary Immunity Laboratory

    Contact Information
    Phone: 319-335-5401
    112 Medical Research Center

    Recent Graduate College Focus on Dr. Legge's Research

    In the News:

    McGill J, Van Rooijen N, Legge KL. (2010). IL-15 trans-presentation by pulmonary dendritic cells promotes effector CD8 T cell survival during influenza virus infections. Journal of Experimental Medicine207:521.

     Faculty of 1000 "Exceptional"

    Commentaries:
    Randall, TD. Pulmonary dendritic cells: thinking globally, acting locally. J. Exp. Med 207:451-454

    Brincks, E and Woodland DL. Novel roles for IL-15 in T cell survival. F1000 Biology Reports 2010 Vol:2:67

    Langlois RA, Meyerholz DK, Coleman RA, Cook RT, Waldschmidt TJ, Legge KL. (2010). Oseltamivir treatment prevents the increased influenza virus disease severity and lethality occurring in chronic ethanol consuming mice. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research34:1425.

    Commentary
    Guidot, DA. A Sigh of relief about treating influenza in individuals with Alcohol-use disorders. 2010 ACER 34(8):1425-31


    Current Members
    Al Brown
    Al Brown
    Undergraduate Researcher
    Iowa Biosciences Advantage (IBA) Program
    Lindsey Carlin
    Lindsey Carlin, BS
    Graduate Student
    Immunology Graduate Program
    Emily Hemann, BA
    Emily Hemann, BA
    Graduate Research Assistant
    Immunology Graduate Program
    Katarina Kulhankova, PhD
    Katarina Kulhankova, PhD
    Postdoctoral Research Scholar
    Publications
    Betty Young, BS
    Betty Young, BS
    Research Assistant
    Publications
     

    Past Members  
    Ronald B. Boeding, MD
    Ronald B. Boeding, MD
    Emory Warner Fellow
    Current Position: University of Virginia Family Medicine Residency, Charlottesville, Virginia
    Michelle Edsen-Moore, MS
    Michelle Edsen-Moore, MS
    Research Technician
    Current Position: Research Coordinator, University of Iowa College of Dentistry, Office of Clinical Research
    Publications
    Arna Katewa, PhD
    Arna Katewa, PhD
    Research Technician
    Current Position: Genentech
    Publications
    Ryan Langlois, PhD
    Ryan Langlois, PhD
    Graduate Student
    Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York
    Publications
    Theron Layer
    Theron Layer
    Undergraduate Researcher
    Department of Microbiology Honors Research Program
    Jodi McGill, PhD
    Jodi McGill, PhD
    Graduate Student
    Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Ruminant Diseases and Immunology Unit, National Animal Disease Center, ARS, United States Department of Agriculture, Ames, Iowa
    Publications
     Rebecca VanOosten Postdoctoral Fellow
    Rebecca VanOosten, PhD
    Postdoctoral Fellow
    Interdisciplinary Immunology Program, University of Iowa
    Current Position: NIAID Rocky Mountain Labs, Hamilton, Montana
    Publications
    Mitsuru Tsuge, MD
    Mitsuru Tsuge, MD
    NIAID Centers of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveillance International Training Award, 2009
    Current Position: Okayama University, Okayama, Japan
    Publications

    Former Summer Trainees
     Leslie Cavazos Summer Student
    Leslie Cavazos
    COM Medical Student Summer Research Opportunity Program 2007
    Current Position: University of Iowa Medical School
     Stephanie Comiskey Summer Student
    Stephanie Comiskey
    Interdisciplinary Summer Undergraduate Research Program 2007
    Current Position: St. Joseph's College, Indiana
     Abby Harper Summer Student
    Abby Harper
    Interdisciplinary Summer Undergraduate Research Program 2006
    Current Position: University of Iowa Epidemiology Graduate Program
    Rachel Mutnick
    Rachel Mutnick
    Summer Undergraduate MSTP Research (SUMR) Program 2008
    Current Position: James Madison University, Virginia
    Jaelsa Turner
    Jaelsa Turner
    University of Iowa Summer Research Opportunities Program 2009
    Noelle Waldschmidt
    Lab Assistant

    Research Focus