Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Manpreet  Semwal

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Sam and Ann Barshop Insititute for Longevity and Aging Studies

Mentor:  Nicolas Musi

Email:  semwal@uthscsa.edu

Research Mentor's Lab

Education

2021 PhD UT Health San Antonio
2008 MS in Microbiology and Immunology University of Mumbai, India
2006 BS in Microbiology and Immunology University of Mumbai, India

Honors

2021 Graduate school of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) Outstanding Student Leadership Award, UT Health San Antonio
2020 American Association of Immunologists (AAI) Trainee abstract award
2020 Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics (MIMG) travel award, UT Health San Antonio
2020 Graduate school of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) travel award, UT Health San Antonio,
2019 Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics (MIMG) travel award, UT Health San Antonio
2018 Outstanding poster presentation award at Vaccine conference, San Antonio
2011 CSIR-UGC NET-LS, India, National rank 31

Professional Memberships

2021 National Postdoctoral Association (NPA)
2016-2021 The American Association of Immunologists (AAI)
2016-2021 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
2019-2021 Graduate student representative for Library Committee
2019-2021 SACNAS (Society for Advancing Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science)

Publications

Semwal M.K., Jones N.E. and Griffith, A.V. Metabolic regulation of thymic stromal cell function (2021) Frontiers in Immunology,12:636072. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2021.636072.

Cepeda, S., Cantu, C., Orozco, S., Xiao, Y., Brown, Z., Semwal, M.K., Venables, T., Anderson, M.S. and Griffith, A.V. (2018). Age-associated decline in thymic B cell expression of aire and aire-dependent self-antigens. Cell reports, 22(5), pp.1276-1287.

Vartak, R. S., Semwal, M. K., & Bai, Y. (2014). An update on complex I assembly: the assembly of players. Journal of bioenergetics and biomembranes, 46(4), 323-328.