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Natalie Steinel

Natalie Steinel
Natalie Christina SteinelAssistant Professor

Research Interests

Immunology, B cells, Ecoimmunology, Host-parasite interactions, Comparative immunology.


  • BA: French, University of Texas at Austin - Austin, TX
  • Ph D: Immunology, (2013), University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA
  • BS: Cell and Molecular Biology, (2003), University of Texas at Austin - Austin, TX

Selected Publications

  • Steinel, N., Palmer, G.C., Nowicki, E., Lee, E., Nelson, E., Whiteley, M., Lee, M.W. (2019) "Integration of Microbiology, Pharmacology, Immunology, and Infectious Disease Using Active Teaching and Self-Directed Learning", Medical Science Educator pp. 1--10
  • Lohman, B.K., Steinel, N., Weber, J.N., Bolnick, D.I. (2017) "Gene Expression Contributes to the Recent Evolution of Host Resistance in a Model Host Parasite System.", Frontiers in immunology 8: pp. 1071
  • Steinel, N., Bolnick, D.I. (2017) "Melanomacrophage Centers As a Histological Indicator of Immune Function in Fish and Other Poikilotherms.", Frontiers in immunology 8: pp. 827
  • Weber, J.N., Steinel, N., Shim, K.C., Bolnick, D.I. (2017) "Recent evolution of extreme cestode growth suppression by a vertebrate host.", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 114:25 pp. 6575-6580
  • Steinel, N. () "Learning objectives for weaving evolutionary thinking into medical education", Medical Science Educator 27:1 pp. 137-145
  • Weber, J.N., Kalbe, M., Shim, K.C., Erin, N.I., Steinel, N., Ma, L., Bolnick, D.I. (2017) "Resist Globally, Infect Locally: A Transcontinental Test of Adaptation by Stickleback and Their Tapeworm Parasite.", The American naturalist 189:1 pp. 43-57