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Kasmani Moujtaba

Moujtaba Kasmani

Moujtaba Kasmani

G2 Student

Faculty Advisor

  • Weiguo Cui, PhD, Microbiology & Immunology


  • Medical Scientist Training Program

Contact Information


BS, Biochemistry and Mathematics, University of Tulsa, 2016

Research Interests

CD8 T cell exhaustion, bioinformatics

Research Experience

Medical College of Wisconsin, 2019-present
Advisor: Weiguo Cui, PhD
Project: Mechanistic study of TCR signaling strength in CD8 T cell differentiation during pathogenesis of T1DM

The University of Tulsa, 2014-2016
Advisor: Akhtar Ali, PhD
Project: Sequencing and phylogenetic analysis of Wheat streak mosaic virus isolates

The University of Tulsa, 2012-2014
Advisor: Justin Chalker, DPhil
Project: Synthesis of a sulfur-free IPTG mimic to induce gene expression under oxidative stress


Moorman, R. M.; Kasmani, M. Y.; Peeples, C. J.; Chalker, J. M. (2015). Inquiry-Driven Investigation of the Copper-Catalyzed Azide-Alkyne Cycloaddition in the Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Laboratory. Chem. Educator, 20, 214-219.

Meeting Abstracts

Stancill JS, Khatun A, Kasmani MY, Cui W, Corbett JA. Single-cell RNA- sequencing of mouse islets after inflammatory cytokine exposure. American Diabetes Association. Chicago, IL. 2020.

Osmani W, Duffy E, Manis A, Kasmani MY, Khatun A, Mouradian G, Forster H, Hodges M. Single nuclear transcriptomes of raphe cell types may be altered with repeated seizures. Experimental Biology. San Diego, CA. 2020.

Kasmani MY., Ali, A. Detection of Wheat streak mosaic virus in Oklahoma. University of Tulsa/University of Oklahoma Research Colloquium. Tulsa, OK. 2016.

General Interests

Reading, tea, coffee, hiking, tennis