Claire Otero

I am a PhD candidate in Pathology, studying the maternal immune factors that prevent congenital CMV. My thesis adviser is Dr. Sallie Permar, who is now the Chair of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Med. I will be a visiting graduate student at WCM starting June 2021. 

I am also currently serving as a head copy editor at the Journal of Emerging Investigators, a journal that publishes work by middle and high school students. 

Current Research Interests

(1) Maternal immune correlates of protection against congenital CMV infection. Investigating using a rhesus macaque model of primary infection during pregnancy.

(2) Antibody characteristics mediating maternal antibody interference to infant rotavirus vaccination. Currently developing a mouse model of rotavirus vaccination.

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