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Siying Lin

Siying Lin

Siying Lin

M1 Student

Locations

  • Medical Scientist Training Program

Contact Information

Education

BS, Biochemistry, The Catholic University of America, 2016

Research Interests

Immunology; infectious diseases

Research Experience

University of Wisconsin- Madison, 2014-2019
Advisor: Cynthia Czajkowski, PhD
Project: Structural conformations underlying anesthetic drug action in pentameric ligand gated ion channels.

NIH/NIAID/LIR/HSIS, 2016-2019
Advisors: Drs. Mark Connors and Stephen Migueles
Projects: 1) Investigating the mechanisms of CD8+ T-cell mediated control of HIV replication in Long term non-progressors/ Elite controllers (LTNPs/ECs). 2) Investigating the mechanisms of low HIV-specific CD8+ T-cell cytotoxicity in Ad5/HIV Vaccines.

The Catholic University of America/ Biology Department, 2014-2017
Advisor: Dr. Venigalla B. Rao
Project: Investigating the mechanism of how the rate of the DNA packaging motor protein is regulated in bacteriophage T4.

General Interests

Biking, hiking, skiing, backcountry backpacking, and watching The Office