Author Archives: Kaitlin Read

About Kaitlin Read

Research Specialist II/Laboratory Coordinator for the Oestreich Lab

Dr. Oestreich and Michael Powell are Awarded AAI Careers in Immunology Fellowship


Dr. Oestreich and third-year TBMH Graduate Student Michael Powell received a 2016 Careers in Immunology Fellowship through the American Association of Immunologists (AAI). This award will provide salary support for Mr. Powell for his project, “Identification of Novel Transcription Factors That Regulate the Expression of Bcl-6 and the TFH and TCM Gene Programs”, which seeks to provide molecular building blocks to inform the development of novel immunotherapeutics.


Oestreich Lab Team Members Present Research at Annual VTCRI Retreat

Dr. Paul McDonald, a research scientist in the Oestreich lab, gave a platform presentation on his ongoing research project at the annual VTCRI retreat, held at The Hotel Roanoke on November 2nd, 2015. Michael Powell, a graduate student in the Oestreich lab, and Kaitlin Read, the Laboratory Coordinator/Research Specialist for the Oestreich lab also presented posters of their ongoing research projects.