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Angel Solis, PhD

Department of Microbiology,
University of Pennsylvania


Education 

2014 B.A. Biology - Carleton College — Northfield, MN 

2019 Ph.D. ImmunobiologyYale University, New Haven, CT 

2019-Present PennPORT fellow, Dept of Microbiology — University of Pennsylvania School of MedicinePhiladelphia, PA 

Research Mentor: Maayan Levy, Ph.D. 

Research Topic: Identifying novel regulators of immunity in the intestinal microbiome.

Teaching Interests: Genetics, Microbiology, Immunology, Introductory Biology, Biochemistry 

Publications: 

Solis, A.G., Bielecki, P., Steach, H.R., Sharma, L., Harman, C.C.D., Yun, S., de Zoete, M.R., Warnock, J.N., To, S.D.F., York, A.G., Mack, M., Schwartz, M.A., Dela Cruz, C.S., Palm, N.W., Jackson, R., and Flavell, R.A. (2019). Mechanosensation of cyclical force by PIEZO1 is essential for innate immunity. Nature. 573(7772); 69-74. 

Jackson, R., Kroehling, L., Khitun, A., Bailis, W., Jarret, A., York, A.G., Khan, O.M., Brewer, J.R., Skadow, M.H., Duizer, C., Harman, C.C.D., Chang, L., Bielecki, P., Solis, A.G., Steach, H.R., Slavoff, S., and Flavell, R.A. (2018). The translation of non-canonical open reading frames controls mucosal immunity. Nature. 564(7763): 434-438. 

Pillai, P.S., Molony, R.D., Martinod, K., Dong, H., Pang, I.K., Tal, M.C., Solis, A.G., Bielecki, P., Mohanty, S., Trentalange, M., Homer, R.J., Flavell, R.A., Wagner, D.D., Montgomery, R.R., Shaw, A.C., Staeheli, P., and Iwasaki, A. (2016). Mx1 reveals innate pathways to antiviral resistance and lethal influenza disease. Science. 352(6284): 463-466. 

E-mail: angel.solis@pennmedicine.upenn.edu 

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