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Dr. Jamie McCall was awarded the inaugural PDA Research Grant

Jamie McCall

Jamie McCall, PhD, was the recipient of the inaugural 2017 Postdoctoral Researcher Grant.  Dr. McCall is a Postdoctoral Researcher in Dr. John Barnett’s laboratory in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology. 

The title of her research grant was “Prenatal Cadmium Exposure and Obesity”. 

Dr. McCall’s research interests involve the development of a comprehensive understanding of signaling pathways that are dysregulated in human diseases.  Currently,  the focus of her research is studying immunomodulation and molecular signaling after prenatal cadmium exposure on immune function of neonatal and adult offspring. 

“Jamie is an extremely motivated scientist and a great asset to my research team”, praises Dr. Barnett. 

Congratulations Dr. McCall!

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