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
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
- 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.