Debes Research


Name: Gudrun Debes, DVM
Position: Associate Professor

233 South 10th Street
BLSB 609
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Present Members

Gudrun Debes, DVM
Principal Investigator 

Gudrun received her DVM degree in 2002 from the Free University Berlin after graduating in veterinary medicine and doing a thesis project on T cell chemotaxis under Alf Hamann at the German Rheumatism Research Center (DRFZ, Berlin, Germany). From 2003-2007, she did a postdoc with Eugene Butcher in the Department of Pathology at Stanford University working on T cell egress from tissues via lymph before starting an independent research program in late 2007 at the University of Pennsylvania and moving to Jefferson in 2016.

Shannon McGettigan
PhD Candidate in Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis

215-955-2722 | Contact Shannon McGettigan

Project: Study the mechanisms by which IgM regulates IL-10 expression by B cells.

Jam Mizzchel Yu

Research Technician, MS Student in Microbiology & Immunology

215-955-2722 | Contact Jam Mizzchel Yu

Project: Mouse models of atopic dermatitis

Debes Lab Alumni

  • Shaiku Jalloh
  • John Riley, MS 
  • Lazaro E. Aira-Diaz, Post-Doctoral Fellow
  • Samantha Measner, Research Technician
  • Emma Parent, MS  
  • Meghan N. Brown, MS, RN
  • Sarah R. Fintushel, MS
  • Francesca D. Liu, PhD
  • Skye Geherin, PhD
  • Ronda Munnerly, MS
  • Julia Hunka, DVM