Research Focus

Research Project:

Awards:

2014 AAI New Careers in Immunology Fellowship

2016 AAI Trainee Abstract Award

2017 AAI Trainee Abstract Award

Publications:

  1. Cynthia T. Brewer, Greg Brewer, Ray J. Butcher, Everett E. Carpenter, Ann M. Schmiedekamp, Carl Schmiedekamp, Alison Straka, Carol Viragh, Yevgeniy Yuzefpolskiy, and Peter Zavalij. Synthesis and characterization of homo- and heterodinuclear M(II)-M′(III) (M(II) = Mn or Fe, M′(III) = Fe or Co) mixed-valence supramolecular pseudo-dimers. The effect of hydrogen bonding on spin state selection of M(II). Dalton Trans., 40, 181-194 (2011)
  2. Khan, A. A., Penny, L. A., Yuzefpolskiy, Y., Sarkar, S. & Kalia, V. MicroRNA-17~92 regulates effector and memory CD8 T-cell fates by modulating proliferation in response to infections. Blood 121, 4473–4483 (2013)
  3. Yuzefpolskiy Y, Baumann FM, Kalia V, Sarkar S. Early CD8 T-cell memory Precursors and terminal effectors exhibit equipotent in vivo degranulation. Cell Mol Immunol (2014)
  4. Yuzefpolskiy Y, Baumann FM, Penny LA, Kalia V, Sarkar S Vitamin D signals regulate breadth and survival of antigen-specific CD8 T cells during infections. J Nutr.144(12):2073-82. (2014)
  5. Kalia V., Penny L. A., Yuzefpolskiy Y, Baumann B. M., Sarkar S. Quiescence of memory CD8+ T cells is mediated by regulatory T cells through inhibitory receptor CTLA-4. Immunity (2015)
  6. Baumann FM, Yuzefpolskiy Y, Sarkar S, Kalia V Dicer Regulates the Balance of Short-Lived Effector and Long-Lived Memory CD8 T cell Lineages. PLOS ONE (2016)