Rachel Wong

Rachel received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin and is currently a PhD student in the graduate program of Washington University in St. Louis. She moved with the Bhattacharya lab in 2017 to continue working on her thesis project. Rachel is defining how antibody immunity to diverse viruses is achieved. Outside the lab, Rachel enjoys horseback riding, volleyball, and board games.

Recent Publications

2016

Lam, W. Y., A. M. Becker, K. M. Kennerly, R. Wong, J. D. Curtis, E. M. Llufrio, K. S. McCommis, J. Fahrmann, H. A. Pizzato, R. M. Nunley, et al., "Mitochondrial Pyruvate Import Promotes Long-Term Survival of Antibody-Secreting Plasma Cells.", Immunity, vol. 45, issue 1, pp. 60-73, 2016 Jul 19. PMCID: PMC4956536  PMID: 27396958
Bhattacharya, D., and R. Wong, "The Chosen Few: Only a Subset of Memory B Cells Responds to Secondary Dengue Virus Infections.", EBioMedicine, vol. 12, pp. 12-13, 2016 Oct. PMCID: PMC5078616  PMID: 27743902