PhD, University of Southern California
MS, University of Southern California
BA, Williams College
Innate immunity; Phagocytosis; Genetic Approaches to Cell Biology; Blood Cells; Drosophila
Courses Regularly Taught
Cellular Basis of Life, Intermediate Cell Biology, Advances in Cell Biology, Immunology
Myers, A.L., Harris, C.M.,Choe, K-M., and Brennan, C.A. (2018) Inflammatory production of reactive oxygen species by Drosophila hemocytes activates cellular immune defenses. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm. 505:726-732.
Park, S.H.,Lee, C.W., Park, J.Y., Roshandell, M.,Brennan, C.A., and Choe, K-M. (2018) Requirement for and polarized localization of integrin proteins during Drosophila wound closure. Mol Biol Cell. 29:2137-47.
Brennan, C. A., Ibarrondo, F.J., Shih, R., Sugar, C.A., Detels, R., Rinaldo, C.R., Margolick, J.B., Phair, J., Jacobson, L., Yang, O.O., and Jamieson, B.D. (2012) Early HLA-B*57-restricted CD8+ T lymphocyte responses predict subsequent HIV-1 disease progression. J. Virol. 86:10505-16. (cover article)
Brennan, C. A., Delaney, J.R., Schneider, D.S., and Anderson, K.V. (2007) Psidin is required in Drosophila blood cells for both phagocytic degradation and immune activation of the fat body. Curr. Biol. 17:67-72.
• Research Highlight: Ahmad, S. (2007) Insect immunity: the psidin adventure. Nature Rev. Immunol. 7:90.
• Dispatch: Hultmark, D. and Borge-Renberg, K. (2007) Drosophila immunity: Is antigen processing the first step? Curr Biol. 17: R22-R24.
Brennan, C. A., Anderson, K. V. (2004) Drosophila: the genetics of innate immune recognition and response. Annu. Rev. Immunol. 22: 457-83.