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Melanie R Rutkowski

Assistant Professor
Unit: School of Medicine
Department: Department of Microbiology
Office location and address
345 Crispell Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
TLR5 signaling as a conserved mechanism of impaired anti-tumor immunity
Source: U.S. NIH Cancer Institute
March 01, 2021 – February 28, 2026
MD-CANC Cancer Center Support Grant
Source: U.S. NIH Cancer Institute
February 01, 2017 – January 31, 2022
Using commensal microbes to uncover mechanisms of breast cancer dormancy
Source: Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
September 19, 2017 – September 18, 2020
American Cancer Society - Institutional Research Grant
Source: American Cancer Society
January 01, 2012 – December 31, 2017
MICR 8204: Current Topics in Immunology
Credits: 2
The module will cover in depth selected contemporary topics in molecular and cellular immunology. Sessions are discussion-based and facilitated by faculty. Students will learn how to critically evaluate primary literature and to clearly present scientific information. Prerequisite: MICR 8200: Building Blocks of the Immune System and MICR 8203: Integration and Diversification of the Immune System or equivalent.permission.
MICR 9999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of a dissertation director.