Jyoti Watters, PhD

Position title: Comparative Biosciences

Email: jjwatters@wisc.edu

Department: Comparative Biosciences                                                        

Immunology Focus area: Neuroimmunology, innate immunity, epigenetic regulation of transcription and immune cell memory

Descriptive Title of Research: Mechanisms of microglial regulation by hypoxia, and their role in neuroplasticity

Research Description:   

  • Signal transduction and transcriptional regulation in microglia
  • Regulation of microglial immune activities by paradigms of hypoxia
  • Epigenetic modulation of microglial immune cell memory and fetal programming
  • Role of microglia in forms of motor neuron plasticity in the respiratory control system
  • Sex differences in microglial responses in chronic neuroinflammatory disease

Link to Publications: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/myncbi/jyoti.watters.1/bibliography/47061664/public/?sort=date&direction=descending

Graduate Program Affiliations: CMB, ERP, METC, CBMS, CMP

Lab Website: https://www.vetmed.wisc.edu/lab/watters/