Ken Oestreich, PhD
Dr. Oestreich is an Associate Professor in the Department of Microbial Infection and Immunity at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He earned his PhD in Microbiology and Immunology from Vanderbilt University and carried out his postdoctoral research at Emory University in Atlanta and the University of Washington. Dr. Oestreich’s current research interests include the investigation of regulatory mechanisms that govern T cell differentiation and function during immune responses to infection and cancer.
Amy Kennedy has been with The Ohio State University College of Medicine since 2015. She joined the Department of Microbial Infection and Immunity in 2019 performing as an administrative associate in support of the department chair and the editor-in-chief for the Journal of Immunology. In addition to those duties, she is responsible for scheduling and maintaining all MII courses, and she supports the department’s Education and Curriculum Committee. Amy serves as co-chair for the department’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee and is a Buckeye Wellness Innovator, as well as a certified Mental Health First Aid Responder.
Faculty by Research Emphasis Areas
Fundamental Cellular and Molecular Immunology
Immunology of Infectious Diseases
Translational Immunology (Immunotherapeutics and Immuno-Oncology, Vaccine Development)