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Jamie Sturgill, PhD


Office: 859-562-0124
760 Press Ave HKRB 532


  • Assistant Professor

College Unit(s)

Other Affiliation(s)
  • Physiology - Joint Faculty



Biography and Education


University of Kentucky BS in Biology

Virginia Commonwealth University Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Microbiology and Immunology

Virginia Commonwealth University PhD Immunology

Selected Publications

1. Kim, E.Y*, Sturgill, J.L.*, Hait, N.C., Avni, D., Valencia, E.C., Maceyka, M., Lima, S., Allegood, J., Huang, W.C., Zhang, S., Milstein, S., and Spiegel, S. Role of sphingosine kinase 1 and sphingosine -1-phosphate in CD40 signaling and IgE class switching. FASEB J. 2014 Oct;28(10):4347-4358. PMCID: PMC4202100. *Authors contributed equally. 2. Oyeniran C*, Sturgill JL*, Hait NC, Huang WC, Avni D, Maceyka M, Newton J, AllegoodJC, Montpetit A, Conrad DH, Milstien S, Spiegel S. Aberrant ORM (yeast)-like protein isoform 3 (ORMDL3) expression dysregulates ceramide homeostasis in cells and ceramide exacerbates allergic asthma in mice. J Allergy Clin Immunol. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2015 Oct;136(4):1035-1046. PMCID: PMC4591101. *Authors contributed equally. 3. Sturgill, JL. Sphingolipids and their enigmatic role in asthma. Adv Biol Regul. 2018 Dec;70:74-81. doi: 10.1016/j.jbior.2018.09.001. Epub 2018 Sep 5.

Pubmed Publications