Members of the HogenEsch Research Group

Harm HogenEsch

Dr. Harm HogenEsch is Professor in the Department of Comparative Pathobiology and Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs in the College of Veterinary Medicine. He grew up in the Netherlands and earned his DVM degree  cum laude from the University of Utrecht in 1984. He did his graduate training in immunology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign under the mentorship of Dr. Peter Felsburg, and received his PhD in 1989. He is board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists since 1989. After working as staff scientist at the TNO Institute for Aging and Vascular Research in Leiden, the Netherlands, he joined Purdue University in 1993 and was promoted to Professor in 2001. He has published over 140 peer-reviewed journal articles and 18 book chapters. He has trained 18 graduate students and post-docs.

Juan Hernandez, MS, graduate student

Juan F. Hernandez-Franco is a PhD candidate who joined the HogenEsch lab shortly after graduating with a BS/MS in microbiology from Purdue University – Northwest in 2017. Juan is combining nanoparticle adjuvant technology with multiple vaccine delivery routes to advance rational vaccine design. He has earned graduate research awards and his work was recently published in The Journal of Immunology. He is also an American Association of Immunologist graduate trainee.

Imran Jan, graduate student


Former Graduate Students

Zhe Wang, PhD, currently Associate Editor Nature Cell Biology

Ingeborg Langohr, DVM, PhD, currently Professor of Veterinary Pathology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

Anna Sokolovska, PhD, currently senior scientist at Synlogic, Cambridge, MA

Matthew Renninger, DVM, PhD, currently senior pathologist at Covance Laboratories, Greenfield, IN

Marlon Rebelatto, DVM, PhD, currently senior pathologist at MedImmune, Gaithersburg, MD

Lynn Guptill-Yoran, DVM, PhD, currently Associate Professor of Internal Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Contact Information

The HogenEsch Lab
725 Harrison Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907
phone: 765-496-3487

Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, 625 Harrison Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907, (765) 494-7607

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