Christopher G. Tucker

Christopher Tucker

Email: tucke374@umn.edu

Entering Class:
 2014

Education:

University of Oregon
Biology major, Biochemistry minor
B.S., 2009

MSTP Student Governance:

  • Student Advisory Committee 2019-2020

Thesis Avisor: Brian Fife, Ph.D.

Publications (pubmed)

Martinov T, Swanson LA, Breed ER, Tucker CG, Dwyer AJ, Johnson JK, Mitchell JS, Sahli NL, Wilson JC, Singh LM, Hogquist KA, Spanier JA, Fife BT. Programmed Death-1 Restrains the Germinal Center in Type 1 Diabetes. J Immunol. 2019 Aug 15;203(4):844-852.

Osum KC, Burrack AL, Martinov T, Sahli NL, Mitchell JS, Tucker CG, Pauken KE, Papas K, Appakalai B, Spanier JA, Fife BT. Interferon-gamma drives programmed death-ligand 1 expression on islet β cells to limit T cell function during autoimmune diabetes. Sci Rep. 2018 May 29;8(1):8295. PMCID: PMC597412

Work prior to the UMN MSTP:

Triplett TA, Tucker CG, Triplett KC, Alderman Z, Sun L, Ling LE, Akporiaye ET, Weinberg AD. STAT3 Signaling Is Required for Optimal Regression of Large Established Tumors in Mice Treated with Anti-OX40 and TGFβ Receptor Blockade. Cancer Immunol Res. 2015 May;3(5):526-35.

Kovacsovics-Bankowski M, Chisholm L, Vercellini J, Tucker CG, Montler R, Haley D, Newell P, Ma J, Tseng P, Wolf R, Vetto JT, Hammill C, Hansen P, Weinberg AD. Detailed characterization of tumor infiltrating lymphocytes in two distinct human solid malignancies show phenotypic similarities. J Immunother Cancer. 2014 Nov 18;2(1):38. PMCID: PMC4247679