Research Assistants Kathryn Mercer and Daniel Haws join the group! Welcome Ryn and Daniel!
Manan Shah, Regina Antonetti, and Taylen Nappi, Immunology PhD students, join the lab. Welcome, Manan, Regina, and Taylen!
Chris Ceplecha joins the team as an undergraduate research assistant
Join our growing team of cellular and molecular immunologists and pursue your science in a supportive environment that prioritizes your personal and professional growth and development, creativity, and independent thinking.
Stipends are commensurate with experience and negotiable, but a new (year 0) postdoc will start at $60,000/year with up to $3,500 in moving expenses provided.
Matriculating postdocs who successfully compete for appointment to either the University of Iowa Interdisciplinary Immunology Postdoctoral T32 Training Program or Mechanisms of Parasitism T32 Training Program will also receive a bonus of up to $10,000 for every year they are supported by the T32. Eligibility requirements for T32 appointments can be found here:
Interested individuals should email email@example.com outlining their scientific interests, professional goals, and contact information for 2-3 professional references. Please also send your updated CV.
Stephanie Clark, Microbiology PhD student, and Regina Antonetti, Immunology PhD student, join the lab for their second rotations! Welcome, Stephanie and Regina!
Micala Hammond, summer REU student from The University of Tampa, wins a Presentation Award at ABRCMS 2022 for her research in the lab this summer! Congrats, Micala!!
Celebrating some great lab news at Big Grove, which incudes Jordan Johnson's successful 1/2 marathon in October 2022!!! Major achievements this fall within the lab!
Hanna Paton, Immunology PhD student, joins the lab for her first rotation! Welcome, Hanna!
Tinotenda Tongogara, MPH sudent, joins the lab as a student assistant, Welcome, Tino!
Michael Janes, undergraduate research assistant, joins the team. Welcome, Michael!
Micala Hammond, along with 150 of her colleagues, presents her data during the 2022 Undergraduate Research Poster session! Outstanding work, Micala!
Sylvia Faurot successfully defends her MS thesis! Congratulations, Sylvia!!!
Fionna Surette successfully defends her PhD dissertation! Congratulations, Dr. Surette!
Jordan Johnson selected for the 2022-2023 Dare to Discover Banner Campaign in recognition of her research, scholarly, and creative achievements!
Micala Hammond joins for the Microbiology Summer REU program
Jonathon Bernardi, Microbiology and Immunology graduate student, officially joins the group
Emma Menke and Molly Hughes were both appointed as Fellows of the Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates (ICRU)! Congratulations!
Fionna Surette's review article published in Pathogens
Dr. Angela Pack's studies published in Cell Reports
Jordan Johnson awarded an F31 pre-doctoral fellowship from the NIH/NIAID! Congratulations, Jordan!
Jonathon Bernardi, Microbiology and Immunology PhD student, joins the lab for his first rotation
Molly Hughes, undergraduate research assistant, joins the team
Dr. Angela Pack accepts a lead position at AstraZeneca as a Senior Scientist!
Jordan Johnson receives AAI Trainee Abstract Award for IMMUNOLOGY 2021
Dr. Rahul Vijay's studies published in The Journal of Experimental Medicine
Dr. Rahul Vijay accepts an independent, tenure-track faculty position at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science!
Drs. Kai Rogers and Rahul Vijay publish their focused review in Microbes and Infection
Fionna Surette's studies published in PLOS Pathogens
Dr. Angela Pack recognized as a Rising Star and listed among the most inspiring black scientists in America!
Sylvia Faurot, Microbiology and Immunology graduate student, joins the team
Dr. Angela Pack's past studies published in The Journal Of Immunology. Cutting Edge: Augmenting Muscle MHC Expression Enhances Systemic Pathogen Control at the Expense of T Cell Exhaustion
Dr. Rahul Vijay's studies published in Nature Immunology
Alex Sturtz and Patrick Scwhartzhoff graduate with Honors and High Distinction in Microbiology. Alex is off to study immunology at Wash U (St. Louis) and Patrick will join the Carver College of Medicine (Iowa) this fall.
Graham Ausdal graduates with Honors in Microbiology. Graham is working in the Molecular Otolaryngology Laboratory and planning for his future practicing medicine.
Immunology Graduate student Jordan Johnson was appointed to the Mechanisms of Parasitism Predoctoral T32 Training Program
Immunology Graduate student Fionna Surette was re-appointed to the Interdisciplinary Immunology Predoctoral T32 Training Program
Dr. Angela Pack was re-appointed to the Mechanisms of Parasitism Postdoctoral T32 Training Program
Dr. Peng Shao, Research Scientist, joins the Butler Lab
Alex Sturtz's abstract was selected for oral presentation at the 2019 Center for Immunology Retreat
Dante Vicini, Undergraduate Research Assistant, joins the Butler Lab
Miguel Lopez Cortez joins the Butler Lab as a participant in the Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Congratulations to both Jordan Johnson and Fionna Surette for their successful completion of the comprehensive exam in the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Immunology. Well done!
Patrick Schwartzhoff, Undergraduate Research Assistant, was appointed as a Fellow in the Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates (ICRU). Congrats to Patrick and his co-mentor, Dr. Angela Pack!
Dr. Angela Pack wins a poster award at the 2019 WHIP meeting at the Marine Biological Laboratories in Woods Hole, MA
Alexandria Sturtz publishes her book, "Battle in the Body: The Story of Your Immune System" (now available on Amazon.com) as a capstone to her appointment as a Latham Science Engagement Initiative Fellow
Alexandria Sturtz awarded the Stinski Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Fionna Surette receives a Young Investigator Award from the American Association of Immunologists (AAI)
Dr. Angela Pack's studies accepted for publication in PLoS Pathogens
Odsuren Sukhbaatar, visiting scholar from Professor Yui's Laboratory at Nagasaki University, joins the Butler Lab for a mini-sabbatical
Celeste Renfroe, undergraduate Laboratory Assistant, joins the Butler Lab
Nirmal and Neel attend first Hawkeye Football game!!!
Noah Butler travels to Daegu, South Korea to participate in the International Congress of Parasitology (ICOPA)
Noah Butler participates in the MBL Biology of Parasitism summer course at Woods Hole, MA
Dr. Angela Pack was appointed to the Mechanisms of Parasitism T32 Training Program
Immunology Graduate Student Fionna Surette was appointed to the Predoctoral Training Program in Immunology T32.
Noah Butler was appointed to membership in the Nanovaccine Institute at Iowa State University
Dr. Rahul Vijay published a co-authored paper in JCI Insight
Members of the Butler Lab are co-investigators on a new R21 project (Dr. Wendy Maury, PI) that will study how malaria modulates resistance and susceptibility to Ebola virus infection
Alex Sturtz was appointed as a Latham Science Engagement Initiative Fellow
Graham Ausdal, Undergraduate Research Assistant, joins the Butler Lab
Brandon McClellan, Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates participant, joins the Butler Lab
Jordan Johnson, Immunology Graduate Student, joins the Butler Lab to pursue her PhD dissertation studies
Alex Sturtz, Undergraduate Research Assistant, was appointed as a Fellow in the Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates (ICRU)