Ray Ohara

Program: Immunology

Current advisor: Kenneth M. Murphy, MD, PhD

Undergraduate university: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 2015

Enrollment year: 2018

Research summary

Graduate publications
Ferris ST, Liu T, Chen J, Ohara RA, Ou F, Wu R, Kim S, Murphy TL, Murphy KM. 2023 WDFY4 deficiency in NOD mice ameliorates autoimmune diabetes and insulitis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 120(13):e2219956120. PMCID: PMC10068798

Kim S, Chen J, Jo S, Ou F, Ferris ST, Liu TT, Ohara RA, Anderson DA, Wu R, Chen MY, Gillanders WE, Gillanders WE, Murphy TL, Murphy KM. 2023 IL-6 selectively suppresses cDC1 specification via C/EBPβ. J Exp Med, 220(10):e20221757. PMCID: PMC10336151

Ferris ST, Ohara RA, Ou F, Wu R, Huang X, Kim S, Chen J, Liu TT, Schreiber RD, Murphy TL, Murphy KM. 2022 cDC1 vaccines drive tumor rejection by direct presentation independently of host cDC1. Cancer Immunol Res, 10(8):920-931

Kim S, Bagadia P, Anderson DA 3rd, Liu TT, Huang X, Theisen DJ, O’Connor KW, Ohara RA, Iwata A, Murphy TL, Murphy KM. 2020 High Amount of Transcription Factor IRF8 Engages AP1-IRF Composite Elements in Enhancers to Direct Type 1 Conventional Dendritic Cell Identity. Immunity, 59(4):759-774.e9. PMCID: