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Shawna McLetchie

Graduate Student, Boothby Lab

Research Description:

For my thesis, I am investigating the role of B cell-intrinsic AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) in the humoral immune response.



Pérez L, McLetchie S, Gardiner GJ, Deffit SN, Zhou D, Blum JS. 2016. Lamp-2C inhibits MHC class II presentation of cytoplasmic antigens by disrupting chaperone-mediated autophagy. Journal of Immunology 4: 2457-65. PMCID: PMC4779666.

McLetchie S, Dinauer MC, Volpp B, Blum JS. 2015. Hyper-responsive TLR7 and TLR9 activation in NADPH oxidase-deficient B cells. Immunology 4: 595-606. PMCID: PMC4693894.

Bowers RM, McLetchie S, Knight R, Fierer N. 2011. Spatial variability in airborne bacterial communities across land use types and their relationship to the bacterial communities of potential source environments. International Society of Microbial Ecology Journal 5:601-1. PMCID: PMC3105744.

Gardiner GJ, Deffit SN, McLetchie S, Pérez L, Walline CC, Blum JS. 2013. A role for NADPH oxidase in antigen presentation. Frontiers in Immunology 4: 295. PMCID: PMC3779930.