Awards & Recognition
AWARDS and HONORS
99th AAI Annual Meeting; FASEB/ MARC AAI Minority Scientist Travel Award (5/12)
University of Colorado Denver; Cancer Biology Poster Symposium: 1st Place Presenter for non-Cancer Biology Departmental Members; Aurora, Colorado (10/11)
Selected Postdoctoral Presenter for a Poster Presentation at the 3rd Annual Else Kröner-Fresenius Symposium on Molecular Mechanisms of Stem Cell Aging; Gunzburg, Germany (5/11)
Served as a judge in the Microbiological Sciences symposium at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS); Charlotte, North Carolina (11/10)
1st Place for Aging Associated Research Award and Top 3 Postdoctoral Presenters Overall Award, University of Colorado Denver 1st Annual Postdoctoral Research Day (5/10)
AAI Minority Scientist Travel Award (4/05, 5/06, 4/07, 4/08)
NCI Mentored Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (NIH; K01) (9/12-9/17)
UNCF/ Merck Postdoctoral Science Research Fellowship Recipient (9/12-8/14)
Departmental Training Grant Recipient; University of Colorado School of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine (10/10-8/11)
Departmental Training Grant Recipient; National Jewish Health Immunology Department (12/08-10/10)
NIAID Predoctoral Minority Fellowship Recipient (NIH; F31) (6/06-11/08)
Departmental Training Grant Recipient; Wake Forest University Immunology Department (5/04-5/06)
Bahmed K, Henry CJ, Holliday M, Redzic J, Ciobanu M, Zhang F, Weekes C, Sclafani R, DeGregori J, and Eisenmesser E. Extracellular Cyclophilin-A Stimulates Erk1/2 in a Cell-Dependent Manner but Broadly Stimulates Nuclear Factor Kappa B. Cancer Cell International. 2012. Jul 4;12(1):19.
Henry CJ, Marusky A, and DeGregori J. Aging-Associated Changes in Hematopoiesis and Leukemogenesis: What’s the Connection. Aging. 2011. Jun; 3(6):643-56.
Mitchell LM, Brzoza-Lewis KL, Henry CJ, Grayson JM, Westcott ML, and Hiltbold EM. Distinct responses of splenic dendritic cell subsets to infection with Listeria monocytogenes: Maturation phenotype, level of infection, and T cell priming capacity ex vivo. Cellular Immunology. 2011. 268:79-86.
Henry CJ*, Marusky A*, Zaberezhynny V, Adane B, and DeGregori J. Declining Lymphoid Progenitor Fitness Promotes Aging-associated Leukemogenesis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2010. 107(50): 21713-8.
Henry CJ, Grayson JM, Brzoza-Lewis KL, Westcott ML, Mitchell LM, Cook AS, and Hiltbold EM. The Roles of IL-12 and IL-23 in CD8+ T cell-Mediated Immunity Against Listeria monocytogenes: Insights From a DC Vaccination Model. Cellular Immunology. 2010. 264(1):23-31.
Westcott MM, Henry CJ, Amis JE, and Hiltbold EM. Dendritic Cells Inhibit the Progression of Listeria monocytogenes Intracellular Infection by Retaining Bacteria in MHC II-rich Phagosomes and by Limiting Cytosoloic Growth. Infection and Immunity. 2010. 78(7):2956-65.
Marusyk A, Casas-Selves M, Henry CJ, Zaberezhnyy V, Klawitter J, Christians U, and DeGregori J. Irradiation Alters Selection for Oncogenic Mutations in Hematopoietic Progenitors. Cancer Research. 2009. 69: 7262-69.
Henry CJ, Ornelles DA, Mitchell LM, Brzoza-Lewis KL, and Hiltbold, EM. IL-12 Produced by Dendritic Cells Augments CD8+ T cell Activation through the Production of the Chemokines CCL1 and CCL17. Journal of Immunology. 2008. 181: 8576-8584.
Westcott ML, Henry CJ, Cook AS, Grant KW, and Hiltbold EM. Differential susceptibility of bone marrow-derived dendritic cells and macrophages to productive infection with Listeria monocytogenes. Cellular Microbiology. 2007. 9(6):1397-411.
Chosen for a Block Symposium Oral Presentation at the 99th AAI Annual Meeting; Session: “Generation, Selection, and Function of B Cells;” Boston, Massachusetts (5/12)
Invited Speaker at the University of Colorado Denver Cancer Biology Program Retreat, “Cancer, Inflammation and the Microenvironment;” Aurora, Colorado (1/12)
Selected Postdoctoral Presenter for an Oral Presentation at the 12th Annual Colorado Immunology Conference; Estes Park, Colorado (9/11)
Chosen for a Block Symposium Oral Presentation at the 93rd AAI Annual Meeting; Boston, Massachusetts (5/06)
Urban League for Young Professionals/ Denver, CO (6/09-Present)
American Cancer Society (1/09-Present)
American Society for Microbiology (6/07-Present)
American Association of Immunologist (4/05-Present)
Urban League for Young Professionals/ Winston-Salem, NC (5/04-5/07)
Black Graduate Student’s Association/ Wake Forest University
School of Medicine (VP 2004; President 2005-2007; Correspondent 2008)
Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity, Inc. (5/01-Present)