Vincent Lombardi Ph.D.: Biography/Education

Associate Professor

Department of Microbiology and Immunology


  • Ph.D., Biochemistry, University of Nevada, Reno
  • B.A.,Science, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV

Courses Taught

MICR 453/653 and BIOL 453/653 Fall 2019


Currently in our laboratory, have are working on the following projects:

1. Understanding the contributions of secretory IgA to the composition of the gut microbiota in Alzheimer's disease and myalgic encephalomyelitis.
2. Evaluating the Janus kinase (JAK) activation profile in lymphocyte populations of subjects with myalgic encephalomyelitis.
3. Investigating the role of Aryl hydrocarbon receptor agonists in neuroimmune disease.
4. Inhibition of GI-associated plasmacytoid dendritic cells and their production of endogenous retroviral proteins.

Current Lab Members

Shanti Rawat
Krishnamurthy Subramanian
Katie Leung

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