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  • Kayla Holder, BSc MSc

Supervisor:

Dr. Michael Grant

Program of Study:

Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Project Title:

Compelling adaptive natural killer cells against malignancy

Scholarships and/or Awards:

  • Cancer Research Training Program (CRTP) Traineeship Award 2018
  • CIHR Institute Community Support Travel Award 2017
  • Fellow of the School of Graduate Studies (Memorial University of Newfoundland) 2013 – 2014
  • Canadian Society for Immunology (CSI) Travel Award 2013
  • Canadian Network on Hepatitis C (CanHepC) MSc Fellowship 2011– 2013
  • CIHR Frederick Banting & Charles Best MSc Fellowship 2011 – 2012

Career Aspirations:

This project explores the potential of targeting natural killer cells against a variety of cancer cells. After completing her PhD, Kayla hopes to participate in translational research that involves the manipulation of natural killer cells for immunotherapy. 

Location:

Memorial University of Newfoundland, Division of BioMedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine

Publications:

  • Holder, KA, Grant MD. (2017) AIDS Research and Therapy. doi: 10.1186/s12981-017-0170-y.
  • Johnson LA, Banerji, S, Gileadi U, Prota G, Lawrance W, Holder KA, et al. (2017) Nature Immunology doi:10.1038/ni.3750.
  • Lynskey NN, Banerji S, Johnson LA, Holder KA, Reglinski M, Wing PAC, et al. (2015) PLoS Pathogens 11(9): e1005137.
  • Holder KA, Russell RS, Grant MD. (2014) BioMed Research International 903764.
  • Holder KA, Stapleton SN, Gallant ME, Russell RS, Grant MD. (2013) Journal of Immunology 191:3308-3318.

 

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