Biology Faculty and Staff
Pierette Appasamy PhD
Assistant Professor of Biology
Joined Chatham : 2007
Academic Areas of Interest
Immunology, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Molecular Biology
Personal Areas of Interest
B.S. Biology, cum laude, Xavier University, Cincinnati, 1982 Ph.D., Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, 1988 Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, 1987-1990 Instructor, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 1990-1992 Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 1992-2001 Special Projects Director, Office of Research, Health Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 1998-2001
- B.S., Biology, cum laude, Xavier University (Cincinnati, OH), 1982
- Ph.D., Thomas Jefferson University (Philadelphia, PA), 1988
- Appasamy, P.M., Kenniston, T.W., and Amoscato, A.A. 1997. Requirement for Surface Aminopeptidase Activities during Development of CD8+ Fetal Thymocytes. Cell. Immunol. 177:1-8
- Kitson, R.P., Appasamy, P.M., Nannmark, U., Albertsson, P., Gabauer, M.K., and Goldfarb, R.H. 1998. Matrix Metalloproteinases Produced by Rat IL-2-Activated NK Cells. J. Immunol. 160:4248-4253.
- Appasamy, P.M. 1993. Interleukin-7: Biology and Potential Clinical Applications. Cancer Investigation. 11(4)493-505 (invited article)
- Appasamy, P.M. 1995. “Interleukin-7 and Lymphopoiesis: Biologic and Clinical Implication”, in Cancer Treatment and Research, Kurzrock, R. and Talpaz, M., ed. (invited chapter) ch. 9 pp 235-260.
- Appasamy, P.M. 1997. “Interleukin-7 and Lymphopoiesis”, in Cytokines in Health and Disease, second edition, D.G. Remick and J.S. Friedland, ed. (invited chapter), Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York. ch. 7 pp. 101-119.
- Appasamy, P.M. 1999. Biological and Clinical Implications of Interleukin-7 and Lymphopiesis. Cytokines, Cellular and Molecular Therapy 5(1)25-39. (Invited chapter)