Nicole Baumgarth

Nicole Baumgarth

Position Title

  • Center for Immunology & Infectious Diseases
  • Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine
County Rd 98 and Hutchison Drive, CIID # 1004, Davis, CA 95616

Research Interests

Immunity; Host-pathogen interaction; B cell development and activation

My laboratory is exploring the mechanisms underlying successful immune responses to pathogens. We use two mouse models for our studies: Influenza infections and infections with Borrelia burgdorferi, the causative agent of Lyme disease. We are also interested in the development and regulation of innate-like B cells (B-1 cells) and the regulation and function of natural IgM

Grad Group Affiliations

  • Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
  • Comparative Pathology Graduate
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology

Specialties / Focus

  • Cell Biology
  • Molecular Medicine


  • IMM 293 Current Concepts in Immunology , Winter
  • PMI 291A Seminars in Immunology , Fall
  • VET 402 Hematology and Immunology Block for DVM, Fall

Professional Societies

  • American Association of Immunologists
  • Society for Mucosal Immunology
  • American Society for Microbiology
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science


  • DVM
  • PhD