Jim Reed

Jim Reed

CMMB Ph.D Student

Office: CHCB 215

Current Position

BIOB 411 - Immunology Lab

BIOM 403 - Medical Bacteriology and Mycology Lab


Marrymoore Montessori Preschool, Redmond, Wa

Cherry Crest Elementary School, Bellevue, Wa

Odle Middle School, Bellevue, Wa

Sammamish High School, Bellevue, Wa

University of Washington, Seattle, Wa

University of Montana, Missoula, Mt

Research Interests

Immunology, CD4 T cell activation, Trogocytosis. 


Determine the effects of acquired APC membrane and membrane-associated proteins on biological functions of CD4 T cells.  


Malcolm S. Duthie, Lais Pereira, Michelle Favila , Kimberly A. Hofmeyer, S. Jim Reed, Sonia Metangmo, Shannon Townsend, John D. Laurance, Alessandro Picone, Ayesha Misquith, Faria Hossain, Prakash Ghosh, Md Anik Ashfaq Khan, Jeffery Guderia, H. Remy Bailor, Hong Liang, Julie Vergara, Fabiano Oliveira , Randall F. Howard, Shaden Kamhawi, Dinesh Mondal, Rhea N. Coler, Jesus G. Valenzuela and Steven G. Reed. A defined subunit vaccine that protects against vector-borne visceral leishmaniasis. 2017. npj Vaccines.
Jim Reed and Scott Wetzel. CD4+ T Cell Differentiation and Activation. 2016. Immunotoxicity Testing: Methods and Protocols. Rockwell, DeWitt and Bowman editors.  Springer Publishing.  
Anthony L. Desbien, Natasha Dubois Cauwelaert, Steven J. Reed, Hilton R. Bailor, Hong Liang, Darrick Carter, Malcolm S. Duthie, Christopher B. Fox, Steven G. Reed and Mark T. Orr. 2016. Cell Responses with TLR4 Agonist Adjuvants Macrophages are Essential for Enhanced B IL-18 and Subcapsular Lymph Node B Cell Responses with TLR4 Agonist Adjuvants. 2016. Journal of Immunology 
Duthie MS, Favila M, Hofmeyer KA, Tutterrow YL, Reed SJ, Laurance JD, Picone A, Guderian J, Bailor HR, Vallur AC, Liang H, Mohamath R, Vergara J, Howard RF, Coler RN, Reed SG. Strategic evaluation of vaccine candidate antigens for the prevention of Visceral Leishmaniasis. 2016. Vaccine

Desbien AL, Reed SJ, Bailor HR, Dubois Cauwelaert N, Laurance JD, Orr MT, Fox CB,SG, Duthie MS.
Squalene emulsion potentiates the adjuvant activity of the TLR4 agonist, GLA, via inflammatory caspases, IL-18, and IFN-γ. 2015. European Journal of Immunology. 

Rhea N Coler, Malcolm S Duthie, Kimberly A Hofmeyer, Jeffery Guderian, Lakshmi Jayashankar, Julie Vergara, Tom Rolf, Ayesha Misquith, John D Laurance, Vanitha S Raman, H Remy Bailor, Natasha Dubois Cauwelaert, Steven J Reed, Aarthy Vallur, Michelle Favila, Mark T Orr, Jill Ashman, Prakash Ghosh, Dinesh Mondal and Steven G Reed. From mouse to man: safety, immunogenicity and efficacy of a candidate leishmaniasis vaccine LEISH-F3+GLA-SE. 2015. Clinical and Translational Immunology. 

Coler RN, Baldwin SL, Shaverdian N, Bertholet S, Reed SJ, Raman VS, Lu X, DeVos J, Hancock K, Katz JM, Vedvick TS, Duthie MS, Clegg CH, Van Hoeven N, Reed SG. A synthetic adjuvant to enhance and expand immune responses to influenza vaccines. 2010. PLoS One

Desbien AL, Van Hoeven N, Reed SJ, Casey AC, Laurance JD, Baldwin SL, Duthie MS, Reed SG, Carter  Development of a high density hemagglutinin protein microarray to determine the breadth of influenza antibody responses. 2013. Biotechniques 

Professional Experience

Infectious Disease Research Institute, Seattle, WA