Jennifer Leavey, Senior Academic Professional
About Jennifer Leavey
Ph.D., Immunology and Molecular Pathogenesis, Emory University
Office: CULC 365A
Trained as an experimental immunologist at Emory University and the University of Georgia, Jennifer Leavey joined the School of Biology in 2005. Dr. Leavey regularly teaches Introductory Biology and Immunology and is the Integrated Sciences Curriculum Coordinator for the College of Sciences.
Winner of the 2012 Class of 1940 W. Roane Beard Outstaning Teacher Award and the 2010 CETL Undergraduate Educator Award.
2011 POGIL Southeast Regional Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia Poster Title: Learning without Liking: Implementing POGIL in a Graduate and Undergraduate Immunology Course
2009 American Society for Microbiology Southeastern Branch Meeting, Savannah, Georgia Presentation Title: The Effectiveness of Project-based Labs on Learning the Process of Science
Ryan MR, Shepherd R, Leavey JK, Gao Y, Grassi F, Schnell FJ, Qian WP, Kersh GJ, Weitzmann MN, Pacifici R. 2005. An IL-7-dependent rebound in thymic T cell output contributes to the bone loss induced by estrogen deficiency. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 102(46):16735-40.
Kambayashi T, Kraft-Leavy JR, Dauner JG, Sullivan BA, Laur O, Jensen PE. 2004. The nonclassical MHC class I molecule Qa-1 forms unstable peptide complexes. J Immunol. 172(3):1661-9.
Leavey JK, Tarleton RL. 2003. Cutting Edge: Dysfunctional CD8+ T cells reside in nonlymphoid tissues during chronic Trypanosoma cruzi infection. J Immunol. 170:2264-2268
Kraft JR*, Vance RE*, Pohl J, Martin AM, Raulet DH, Jensen PE. 2000. Analysis of Qa-1b peptide binding specificity and the capacity of CD94/NKG2A to discriminate between Qa-1-peptide complexes. J Exp Med. 192(5)1-12.