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Ayaka Sugiura, M.D., Ph.D.

Jeff Rathmell Lab, 2024 Grad

Residency: Pathology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Graduate Program: Microbe-Host Interactions

Dissertation: Identifying differential metabolic dependencies in CDF+ T cell subsets using targeted in vivo CRISPR/Cas9-based screening

Hometown: Bristow, VA

Undergraduate Institution: Cornell University

Research Interests: I study immunometabolism of CD4+ T cells in the context of inflammatory diseases and cancer.

Clinical Interests: Pathology

MSTP Leadership: Student Advisory Committee

Hobbies and Interests: Painting, Kendo (Japanese martial arts), gardening