Link: University of Iowa

Caitlin Lemke, PhD

Sue Blackwell

B.A. Cardinal Stritch University (1994-1998)
Ph.D. in Immunology, University of Iowa (2000-2006)
Postdoctoral Fellowship (Immunology), University of Western Ontario (2006-2008)
Postdoctoral Fellowship (Immunology), University of Iowa (2008-2012)

Cait has been doing research in the areas of immunology and cancer biology for the past 5 years.  She received her PhD in Immunology from the University of Iowa in 2006 under the supervision of Dr. John Butler.  After this she initially worked with Dr. Joaquin Madrenas at the University of Western Ontario examining the role of the protein SLP-2 in T cell activation, then she went on to work with Dr. Aliasger Salem at the University of Iowa studying novel pharmaceutical formulations for use as cancer immunotherapies.  Now in the Cancer Center at the University of Iowa with Dr. George Weiner she is establishing an intravital microscopy approach for examining immune cell behavior in a mouse model of B cell lymphoma.

Away from work Cait enjoys running, cooking and traveling.