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Angel Solis, Ph.D.

Department of Microbiology,
University of Pennsylvania


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 


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. 


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