University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Vermont Center for Immunobiology and Infectious Diseases

Bio for Jonathan E. Boyson, PhD
Jonathan E. Boyson, PhD

Jonathan E. Boyson, PhD

Associate Professor
Division Chief, Surgical Research

Roger G. Allbee  '31 Professorship in Surgery
Vice Chair of Research


Contact Information
E-mail: jboyson@uvm.edu
Phone:
802-656-8846
Office Location:
Given D319-D, 89 Beaumont Ave., Burlington, VT 05405

Education

PhD, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, WI (1997)
BS, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (1989)

Postdoctoral Training

Post-doctoral Fellow, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (2003)
Post-doctoral Fellow, Wisconsin Regional Primate Research Center, University of Wisconsin – Madison, Madison, WI  (1998)

Academic Appointments

Chief, Division of Surgical Research, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2011-Present)
Vice Chair of Research, Division of Surgical Research, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2011-Present)
Director, Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting Facility, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2011-Present)
Associate Professor, Division of Transplantation Surgery and Immunology, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2009-Present)
Interim Vice Chair, Director of Surgical Research, Division of Surgical Research, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2008-2011)
Affiliate Member, Vermont Cancer Center, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2003-2013)
Assistant Professor, Division of Transplantation Surgery and Immunology, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2003-2009)

Other Professional Appointments

Research Associate, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (2002-2003)

Awards and Honors

The Roger H. Allbee '31 Professorship in Surgery

James E. Demeules Surgical Research Award (2006) 
New Research Initiative Award (2006)
National Research Service Award (1998)

Publications

Scheuplein F, Lamont DJ, Poynter ME, Boyson JE, et al.  Mouse Invariant Monoclonal Antibody NKT14: A Novel Tool to Manipulate iNKT Cell Function In Vivo.  PLoS One.  2015 Oct 16;10(10):e0140729.  doi: 10.1371/ journal.pone.0140729.  eCollection 2015.  PMID: 26474487.  PMCID: PMC4608835

Benoit, P, Sigounas VY, Thompson JL, van Rooijen N, Poynter ME, Wargo MJ, Boyson JE.  The role of CD1d-restricted NKT cells in the clearance of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from the lung is dependent on the host genetic background.  Infect Immun.  2015 Jun;83(6):2557-65.  doi: 10.1128/IAI.00015-15.  Epub 2015 Apr 13.  PMID: 25870224.  PMCID: PMC4432766

Ather JL, Foley KL, Suratt BT, Boyson JE, Poynter ME.  Airway epithelial NF-kB activation promotes the ability to overcome inhalational antigen tolerance.  Clin Exp Allergy.  2015 Jul;45(7):1245-58.  doi: 10.1111/cea.12491.  PMID: 25616105.  PMCID: PMC4472492

Borg ZD, Benoit PJ, Lilley GW, Aktan I, Chant A, DeVault VL, Rincon M, Boyson JE. Polymorphisms in the CD1d promoter that regulate CD1d gene expression are associated with impaired NKT cell development.   J Immunol.  2014 Jan 1;192(1):189-99.  doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1301451.  Epub 2013 Dec 4.  PMID: 24307737.  PMCID: PMC3903119

Klaus JP, Eisenhauer P, Russo J, Mason AB, Do D, King B, Taatjes D, Cornillez-Ty C, Boyson JE, et al.  The intracellular cargo receptor ERGIC-53 is required for the production of infectious arenavirus, coronavirus, and filovirus particles.  Cell Host Microbe.  2013 Nov 13;14(5):522-34.  doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2013.10.010.  PMID: 24237698.  PMCID: PMC3999090

Liu W, Moussawi M, Roberts B, Boyson JE, Huber SA.  Cross-regulation of T regulatory cell response after coxsackievirus B3 infection by NKT and ?o T cells in the mouse.  Am J Pathol.  2013 Aug;183(2):441-9.   doi: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2013.04.015. Epub 2013 Jun 5.  PMID: 23746656.  PMCID: PMC3730787


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