Andrew Nelson

PhD StudentGraduate Student Andrew Nelson
Department of Infectious Diseases and Pathology
Expected year of graduation: 2016
Major Advisor: David Pascual, PhD
Office location: V3-168
Lab location: V3-240

2015 SW 16th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32608
(352) 294-4156


  • BS, Microbiology, South Dakota State University, 2011

Research Interests

Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) is an autoimmune disease wherein autoreactive t cells attack beta cells in the pancreas. My research focuses on developing a strategy to tolerize the immune system to the autoantigens involved in T1D.

Laboratory Experience

  • PCR
  • Histology
  • Handling mice
  • Yeast based protein production
  • Flow cytometry




Page Updated: 2-4-2013


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