Avery August

Professor
Microbiology and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine

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Robert Barker (UPHOTO)

Contact Information

C5 171 Veterinary Medical Center
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 253-3401

Avery August

Professor
Microbiology and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine

Expertise
Immunology; infectious disease; inflammation; signal transduction 

Current Research Interest
Regulation of CD8 T cell response to infectious disease; regulation of development and activation of T cell subsets; signals regulating lung inflammation and cytokine production; signals regulating allergic response

Distinction
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Ruth Kirschstein Diversity in Science Award
Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences Distinguished Alumnus Award
Community of Scholars Teaching Award
American Society for Cell Biology E.E. Just Award
American Society for Microbiology (ASM)/Indo-US Science and Technology Forum
(IUSSTF) Indo-US Professorship in Microbiology

Selected Publications
Gomez-Rodriguez, Julio, Nisebita Sahu, Robin Handon, Todd S. Davidson, Stacie M. Anderson, Martha R. Kirby, Avery August, and Pamela L. Schwartzberg. “Differential Expression of Interleukin-17A and -17F Is Coupled to T Cell Receptor Signaling via Inducible T Cell Kinase.” Immunity 31 (2009): 587–597.

Huang, Weishan, J. Luis Morales, Victor P. Gazivoda, and Avery August. “Nonreceptor Tyrosine Kinases ITK and BTK Negatively Regulate Mast Call Proinflammatory Responses to Lipopolysaccharide.” Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 137, no. 4 (2016): 1197-1205.

Cornell Research Website Video
Targeting Asthma in Animals and Humans