Samantha L. Grimes

Graduate Student
Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology

Samantha began her science journey as an NIH summer intern in 2016, where she worked under Dr. Rebekah Feng in the lab of Dr. Leorey Saligan to investigate the role of metabotropic glutamate receptors in Th17 inflammatory response. She then graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2019 with a B.S. in microbiology where she worked under Dr. Amanda Poholek to investigate the role of Blimp1 in Th2-mediated asthma. She joined the Vanderbilt IGP and subsequently, the Denison lab in 2020.