An immunologist, Chatterjea'’s research interests are in cellular and molecular
immunology with a particular focus on the development of immune cells. 

As a graduate student at Stanford, Chatterjea focused on the early development of
precursors of immune T-cells from hematopoietic stem cells. Her desire to broaden her
knowledge of the development and function of other immune cell types led her to Dr. Steve
Galli’s group at Stanford when she worked on molecular and cellular aspects of mass cell
basophil development and function in parasitic and bacterial models of inflammation. 

Chatterjea was a senior associate in immunology research at Genentech, Inc. Her work
involved targeting inflammatory mechanisms in T-cells and other immune cells specifically
in the context of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and multiple
sclerosis. 

EDUCATION: B.A., Mount Holyoke College; Ph.D., Stanford University; MPH University of
Minnesota, Twin Cities. 

Articles

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Mast cells: versatile gatekeepers of pain (with T. Martinov), Molecular Immunology (2015)
 

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Clonal differences in IgE antibodies affect cutaneous anaphylaxis-associated thermal sensitivity in mice (with M. Mack, E. Tonc, A. Ashbaugh, A. Wetzel, A. Sykes, C. Engblom, E. Shabani, C. Mora-Solano, A. Trier, L. Swanson, E. Ewan, and T. Martinov), Immunology Letters (2014)
 

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Contact Hypersensitivity to Oxazolone Provokes Vulvar Mechanical Hyperalgesia in Mice (with Tijana Martinova, Rose Glenn-Finer, Sarah Burley, Elena Tonc, Alyssa Ashbaugh, Linnea Swanson, and Randy S. Daughters), PLoS One (2013)
 

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Measuring changes in tactile sensitivity in the hind paw of mice using an electronic von Frey apparatus (with T. Martinov, M. Mack, and A. Sykes), Journal of Visualized Experiments (2013)
 

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Semaphorin 4A is dynamically regulated during thymocyte development in mice (with G. E. Linder, P. D. Chuntova, B. T. McLelland, L. Ano, U. C. Obodo, N. J. Crider, D. J. Matthes, M. E. Garcia-Ojeda, and J. O. Manilay), Cellular Immunology (2013)