Juan Mendoza

Assistant Professor
Websites
Education
  • Stanford University, Stanford, CA, Post-doc Structural biology, Immunology 11/2018
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX, Ph.D. Molecular biophysics w/ emphasis in computational and systems biology 11/2011
  • San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, B.S. Biochemistry 11/2003
Biosciences Graduate Program Association
Awards & Honors
  • 2003 - 2004 Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program NIH
  • 2004 - 2005 Fellowship, Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation NSF
  • 2004 - Edwin Motel Award – Most Promising Student SFSU
  • 2011 - Best Graduate Student Poster, Molecular Biophysics Annual Symposium UTSW
  • 2011 - Dean’s Discretionary Award – Academic and Research Excellence UTSW
  • 2012 - Fellowship Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
  • 2013 - 2018 Career Development Award (K01) NIH, NCI
  • 2013 - Fellowship Helen Hay Whitney Foundation
Publications
  1. Gee MH, Han A, Lofgren SM, Beausang JF, Mendoza JL, Birnbaum ME, Bethune MT, Fischer S, Yang X, Gomez-Eerland R, Bingham DB, Sibener LV, Fernandes RA, Velasco A, Baltimore D, Schumacher TN, Khatri P, Quake SR, Davis MM, Garcia KC. Antigen Identification for Orphan T Cell Receptors Expressed on Tumor-Infiltrating Lymphocytes. Cell. 2018 01 25; 172(3):549-563.e16. View in: PubMed

  2. Moraga I, Spangler JB, Mendoza JL, Gakovic M, Wehrman TS, Krutzik P, Garcia KC. Synthekines are surrogate cytokine and growth factor agonists that compel signaling through non-natural receptor dimers. Elife. 2017 05 12; 6. View in: PubMed

  3. Mendoza JL, Schneider WM, Hoffmann HH, Vercauteren K, Jude KM, Xiong A, Moraga I, Horton TM, Glenn JS, de Jong YP, Rice CM, Garcia KC. The IFN-?-IFN-?R1-IL-10Rß Complex Reveals Structural Features Underlying Type III IFN Functional Plasticity. Immunity. 2017 03 21; 46(3):379-392. View in: PubMed

  4. Birnbaum ME, Mendoza JL, Sethi DK, Dong S, Glanville J, Dobbins J, Ozkan E, Davis MM, Wucherpfennig KW, Garcia KC. Deconstructing the peptide-MHC specificity of T cell recognition. Cell. 2014 May 22; 157(5):1073-87. View in: PubMed

  5. Mendoza JL, Schmidt A, Li Q, Nuvaga E, Barrett T, Bridges RJ, Feranchak AP, Brautigam CA, Thomas PJ. Requirements for efficient correction of ?F508 CFTR revealed by analyses of evolved sequences. Cell. 2012 Jan 20; 148(1-2):164-74. View in: PubMed