Sathi P. Wijeyesinghe

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Sathi WijeyesingheEmail: wijey001@umn.edu

Entering Class:
2014

Education:

University of Maryland-College Park
Biochemistry and Biology majors, International Development and Conflict Management minor
B.S.(2), 2012

Thesis Advisor: David Masopust, PhD

Publications (pubmed)

Wijeyesinghe S, Masopust D. Resident memory T cells are a Notch above the rest. Nat Immunol. 2016 Nov 16;17(12):1337-1338.

Mohammed J, Beura LK, Bobr A, Astry B, Chicoine B, Kashem SW, Welty NE, Igyártó BZ, Wijeyesinghe S, Thompson EA, Matte C, Bartholin L, Kaplan A, Sheppard D, Bridges AG, Shlomchik WD, Masopust D, Kaplan DH. Stromal cells control the epithelial residence of DCs and memory T cells by regulated activation of TGF-β. Nat Immunol. 2016 Apr;17(4):414-21.

For work prior to entering the MSTP:

Sandler NG, Bosinger SE, Estes JD, Zhu RT, Tharp GK, Boritz E, Levin D, Wijeyesinghe S, Makamdop KN, del Prete GQ, Hill BJ, Timmer JK, Reiss E, Yarden G, Darko S, Contijoch E, Todd JP, Silvestri G, Nason M, Norgren RB Jr, Keele BF, Rao S, Langer JA, Lifson JD, Schreiber G, Douek DC. Type I interferon responses in rhesus macaques prevent SIV infection and slow disease progression. Nature. 2014 Jul 31;511(7511):601-5. PMCID: PMC4418221