Current MD-PhD Student - Emily Crossley
||Name: Emily Crossley
Year in Program: MY4
Undergrad University: Baylor University
Mentor: David H. Walker, MD
Graduate Program: Microbiology/Immunology
Immunity to pathogens, autoimmunity and immune regulation
Honors and Awards
- 1997-1998: Honor Roll, University of North Texas
- 1999: National Merit Scholarship, Baylor University
- 1999-2001: President's Scholarship, Baylor University
- 2000-2001: Dean's List, Baylor University
- 2000: Golden Key National Honor Society Induction, Baylor University
- 2005: McLaughlin Scholarship, UTMB
- 2006: Robert Bennett Memorial Scholarship, UTMB
- 2007: John Stanton Scholarship, UTMB
- 2007: Arthur V. Simmang Academic Scholarship, UTMB
- 2008: McLaughlin Travel Award, UTMB
- Thirumalapura NR, Crossley EC, Walker DH, Ismail N. Persistent infection contributes to heterologous protective immunity against fatal ehrlichiosis. Infect Immun. 2009 Dec;77(12):5682-9.
- Thomas S, Thirumalapura N, Crossley EC, Ismail N, Walker DH. Antigenic protein modifications in Ehrlichia. Parasite Immunol. 2009 Jun;31(6):296-303.
- Stevenson HL, Crossley EC, Thirumalapura N, Walker DH, Ismail N. Regulatory roles of CD1d-restricted NKT cells in the induction of toxic shock-like syndrome in an animal model of fatal ehrlichiosis. Infect Immun. 2008.
- Ismail N, Crossley EC, Stevenson HL, Walker DH. Relative importance of T-cell subsets in monocytotropic ehrlichiosis: a novel effector mechanism involved in Ehrlichia-induced immunopathology in murine ehrlichiosis. Infect Immun. 75(9), pp. 4608-20, 2007
- Berg RE, Crossley E, Murray S, Forman J. Relative contributions of NK and CD8 T cells to IFN-gamma mediated innate immune protection against Listeria monocytogenes. J Immunol. 175(3), pp. 1751-7, 2005.
- Gunturi A, Berg RE, Crossley E, Murray S, Forman J. The role of TCR stimulation and TGF-beta in controlling the expression of CD94/NKG2A receptors on CD8 T cells. Eur J Immunol. 35(3), pp. 766-75, 2005.
- Berg RE, Crossley E, Murray S, Forman J. Memory CD8+ T cells provide innate immune protection against Listeria monocytogenes in the absence of cognate antigen. J Exp Med. 198(10), pp. 1583-93, 2003.
- Jordan J, Crossley E, Walker, DH. Rickettsia. Encyclopedia of Public Health. (MS# 462) In Press
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Hobbies or just something about yourself in general:
I enjoy outdoor activities, gardening, and animal training and rescue.