Amanda Marchiando was a postdoctoral fellow in the Cadwell lab from January 2011 - March 2015. Amanda received her MPH in 2004 from the School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley, with a concentration in infectious diseases. She then earned her PhD in 2010 in molecular pathogenesis and molecular medicine from the University of Chicago, where she worked in the laboratory of Jerrold Turner, MD, PhD. During her postdoc, she investigated the role of an autophagy gene in mucosal immunity and discovered important roles of the pathway in suppressing innate immune responses to enteric bacteria. She was funded by the Virus-Host Interactions and Immunology training grants and the Crohn's Colitis Foundation of America.
Amanda is currently the Regenerative Medicine Scientist at the New York Blood Center.