Jonathan J. Cho, ENS, MC, USNR

Jonathan J. Cho, ENS, MC, USNR
Graduate Student (MD/PhD Student) – Avram’s Lab
MD-PhD Training Program
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine






MD-PhD Training Program University of Florida College of Medicine

Research Interests:

  • Avram Lab 
  • Immunology
  • Autoimmunity
  • T cell Effector Function

Professional Societies:

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Honors and Awards:

  • 2011-2013: Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
  • 2013: Summa Cum Laude, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • 2015: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Junior Initiate
  • 2012-current: U.S. Navy, Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program


  • Cho JJ, Juarez O, Barquera B. Ion Gating Mechanisms in Na+-Pumping NADH:Quinone Oxidoreductase: Role of Thiol Groups. Second Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; 2011 April; Troy, NY, USA. c 00.

  • Cho JJ, Juarez O, Cook DA, Barquera B. Glutamic Acid-95 in the NqrE Subunit of the Na+-Pumping NADH:Quinone Oxidoreductase from Vibrio cholerae is Essential for Sodium Binding.
  • Cho JJ, Le H, Avram D. Role of microRNAs in CD8+ T cell immune response. Albany Medical College Medical Student Investigation Day; 2012 September; Albany, NY, USA. c 00.
  • Cho JJ, Furuya Y, Salmon S, Califano D, Metzger DW, et al. The role of type 2 innate lymphoid cells in secondary Streptococcus pneumoniae infection following influenza. NIAID/IDSA Infectious Diseases Research Careers Meeting; 2014 May; Bethesda, MD, USA. c 00.

For a complete list of published work, visit: Jonathan J. Cho