Avery August

Professor; Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Microbiology and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine

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Contact Information

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

Avery August

Professor; Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
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
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor
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
Huang, Weishan, Sabrina Solouki, Nicholas Koylass, and Avery August. “ITK Signaling via IRF4 Regulates the Development and Function of Type 1 Regulatory T Cells” Nature Communications 8 (2017):15871.

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