Jakobsen/GSS Award for Research Imagery
TIM3 on DCs Helps Fight Viruses
Mayo is a third-year Immunology PhD candidate under the mentorship of Dr. Josalyn Cho. She graduated with Honors from The University of Iowa during the height of the pandemic in May 2020, earning a B.S. in Biochemistry and a minor in Chemistry. Her research focuses on the role of TIM3 expressed by dendritic cells in cross presentation of antigens, particularly during influenza A viral infection. When not in the lab, Mayo can be found playing tennis, doing trivia with friends, playing guitar, dancing, or hanging out with her rabbits, Duke and Prince Bunnigan.