Melissa Cook

Program: Immunology

Current advisor: Brian T. Edelson, MD, PhD

Undergraduate university: University of Texas-Austin, 2016

Enrollment year: 2016

Research summary
Regulation of cytokine production in T cells during models of inflammation

Graduate publications
Cook ME, Bradstreet TR, Webber AM, Kim J, Santeford A, Harris KM, Murphy MK, Tran J, Abdalla NM, Schwarzkopf EA, Greco SC, Halabi CM, Apte RS, Blackshear PJ, Edelson BT. 2022 The ZFP36 family of RNA binding proteins regulates homeostatic and autoreactive T cell responses. Sci Immunol, 7(76):eabo0981. PMCID: PMC9832469

Jarjour NN, Bradstreet TR, Schwarzkopf EA, Cook ME, Lai CW, Huang SC, Taneja R, Stappenbeck TS, Van Dyken SJ, Urban JF Jr, Edelson BT. 2020 BHLHE40 Promotes TH2 Cell–Mediated Antihelminth Immunity and Reveals Cooperative CSF2RB Family Cytokine. J Immunol, 204(4):923-32. PMCID: PMC7002269

Cook ME, Jarjour NN, Lin CC, Edelson BT. 2020 Transcription Factor Bhlhe40 in Immunity and Autoimmunity. Trends Immunol, ():S1471-4906(20)30209-X

Jarjour NN, Schwarzkopf EA, Bradstreet TR, Shchukina I, Lin CC, Huang SC, Lai CW, Cook ME, Taneja R, Stappenbeck TS, Randolph GJ, Artyomov MN, Urban JF Jr, Edelson BT. 2019 Bhlhe40 mediates tissue-specific control of macrophage proliferation in homeostasis and type 2 immunity. Nat Immunol, ():Epub ahead of print. PMCID: