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John Teijaro, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Immunology and Microbiology
California Campus
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(858) 784-7397

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Faculty, Graduate Program


Ph.D. (Microbiology and Immunology), University of Maryland, Baltimore, School of Medicine 2009

Professional Experience

2016-2017 Assistant Professor, Immunology and Microbial Science (IMS), The Scripps Research Institute
2014-2016 Assistant Professor of IMS, Immunology and Microbial Science (IMS), The Scripps Research Institute
2009-2014 Research Associate, Immunology and Microbial Science (IMS), The Scripps Research Institute

Selected References

All Publications

Teijaro, J. R. & Burton, D. R. Taking down defenses to improve vaccines. (2018). Science, 359(6373), 277-278.

Teijaro, J. R. Cytokine storms in infectious diseases. (2017). Seminars in Immunopathology, 39(5), 501-503.

Smelkinson, M. G., Guichard, A., Teijaro, J. R., Malur, M., Loureiro, M. E., Jain, P., Ganesan, S., Zuniga, E. I., Krug, R. M., Oldstone, M. B. & Bier, E. Influenza NS1 directly modulates Hedgehog signaling during infection. (2017). PLoS Pathogens, 13.

Warth, B., Levin, N., Rinehart, D., Teijaro, J., Benton, H. P. & Siuzdak, G. Metabolizing data in the cloud. (2017). Trends in Biotechnology, 35(6), 481-483.

Honke, N., Shaabani, N., Teijaro, J. R., Christen, U., Hardt, C., Bezgovsek, J., Lang, P. A. & Lang, K. S. Presentation of autoantigen in peripheral lymph nodes is sufficient for priming autoreactive CD8(+) T cells. (2017). Frontiers in Immunology, 8. PMCID: PMC5301005.

Blewett, M. M., Xie, J., Zaro, B. W., Backus, K. M., Altman, A., Teijaro, J. R. & Cravatt, B. F. Chemical proteomic map of dimethyl fumarate-sensitive cysteines in primary human T cells. (2016). Science Signaling, 9. PMCID: PMC5068918.

Barnett, B. E., Staupe, R. P., Odorizzi, P. M., Palko, O., Tomov, V. T., Mahan, A. E., Gunn, B., Chen, D., Paley, M. A., Alter, G., Reiner, S. L., Lauer, G. M., et al. Cutting edge: B cell-intrinsic T-bet expression is required to control chronic viral infection. (2016). Journal of Immunology, 197(4), 1017-1022. PMCID: PMC4975981.

Maine, C. J., Teijaro, J. R., Marquardt, K. & Sherman, L. A. PTPN22 contributes to exhaustion of T lymphocytes during chronic viral infection. (2016). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113(46), E7231-E7239. PMCID: PMC5135306.

Teijaro, J. R. Pleiotropic roles of type 1 interferons in antiviral immune responses. (2016). Advances in Immunology, 132, 135.

Backus, K. M., Correia, B. E., Lum, K. M., Forli, S., Horning, B. D., Gonzalez-Paez, G. E., Chatterjee, S., Lanning, B. R., Teijaro, J. R., Olson, A. J., Wolan, D. W., Cravatt, B. F. Proteome-wide covalent ligand discovery in native biological systems. (2016). Nature, 534(7608), 570-574. PMCID: PMC4919207.