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Kathryn M. Pietrosimone

Kathryn M. Pietrosimone


Ph.D. in Molecular and Cell Biology, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs CT, 2014

Current position

Postdoctoral Associate, Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC.


  1. Pietrosimone, K. M., Bhandari, S., Lemieux, M. G., Knecht, D. A. and Lynes, M. A. (2013). In vitro assays of chemotaxis as a window into mechanisms of toxicant-induced immunomodulation. Curr Protoc Toxicol 58: Unit 18 17.
  2. Pietrosimone, K. M., Yin, X., Knecht, D. A. and Lynes, M. A. (2012). Measurement of cellular chemotaxis with ECIS/Taxis. J Vis Exp(62).
  3. Marusov, G., Sweatt, A., Pietrosimone, K., Benson, D., Geary, S. J., Silbart, L. K., Challa, S., Lagoy, J., Lawrence, D. A. and Lynes, M. A. (2012). A microarray biosensor for multiplexed detection of microbes using grating-coupled surface plasmon resonance imaging. Environ Sci Technol 46(1): 348-359.
  4. Lynes, M. A., Pietrosimone, K. M., Marusov, G., Donaldson, D. V., Melchiorre, C., Yin, X., Lawrence, D. A. and McCabe, M. J. (2010). Metal influences on immune function. In: Koropatnick, J. and Zalups, R. (eds). Cellular and Molecular Biology of Metals. Taylor and Francis Publishers, London and New York.
Protocols by Kathryn M. Pietrosimone
  1. Collagen-induced Arthritis: A Model for Murine Autoimmune Arthritis