Tyler Ripperger

Graduate Student

Tyler grew up in Hastings, Nebraska before attending Midland University, where he graduated in 2017 with a B.S. in Biology. He entered the ABBS program and joined the Bhattacharya lab in March of 2018. Tyler’s work focuses primarily on better understanding the mechanisms related to transcription factors that affect antibody responses in plasma cells and memory B-cells. Outside of science, Tyler enjoys sports, movies, and the many restaurants of Tucson.

Recent Publications


Ripperger, T. J., J. L. Uhrlaub, M. Watanabe, R. Wong, Y. Castaneda, H. A. Pizzato, M. R. Thompson, C. Bradshaw, C. C. Weinkauf, C. Bime, et al., "Detection, prevalence, and duration of humoral responses to SARS-CoV-2 under conditions of limited population exposure.", medRxiv, 2020 Aug 15. PMCID: PMC7430613  PMID: 32817969