Nicole E.B. Skinner


     Year Entered: 2007

     Degrees Received:
     University of Virginia
     Neuroscience and Psychology majors
     B.A.,  2006

     Honors and Awards:
-University of Minnesota Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, 2012-2013
     -Warwick MD/PhD Student Fellowship, 2011-2012    

     Thesis Advisor: Christopher Pennell, Ph.D.

     Thesis Research:
     We are developing a method to deliver genes to antigen-specific T
     cells, with the long-term goal of improving tumor immunotherapy by
     delivering genes that promote or inhibit the functions of tumor-specific effector or suppressor regulatory T cells (Tregs), respectively.