Ammarina (A.) Chuwonpad


Master Biomedical Sciences (Infection and Immunity), Utrecht University

Research interests

Tailoring tissue-resident memory T cell cultures for tumor treatment


  • Cell culture (BSL-III)
  • Multicolor Flow cytometry
  • Laboratory animal handling
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Transfection
  • Cloning
  • Several molecular biological techniques


2016-present PhD student (van Gisbergen group) at the Dept of Hematopoiesis, Sanquin Research
2015 Minor research internship: ‘An extra-catalytic function of the tyrosine phosphatase CD45 in T-lymphocytes’
Zikherman Laboratory, UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, California
2015 Master’s thesis: ‘The role of the TCR in lymphocyte signal transduction, Treg development and autoimmunity’
Coffer Laboratory, University Medical Center, Utrecht
2013-2014 Major research internship: 'Investigating the CCR5 coreceptor switch (to CXCR4) of HIV-1 in subtype C viruses'.
Translational Virology group, University Medical Center, Utrecht

Other publications

Coughlin S, Noviski M, Mueller J, Chuwonpad A, Raschke W, Weiss A, Zikherman J. An extra catalytic function of CD45 in B cells is mediated by CD22. Proc Natl Acad Sci 2015; 112(47):E6515-E6524.