Akiko Iwasaki, PhD

Professor of Immunobiology and of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology; Professor of Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Departments & Organizations

Immunobiology: HTI | Iwasaki Lab

Molecular Virology

Molecular Virology

Office of Student Research

Skin Diseases Research Center, Yale

WHRY Pilot Project Program Investigators

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Immunology: B and T Cell Effector and Memory Cell Differentiation; Computational Immunology; Infectious Disease and Host-Pathogen Interaction; Mounting an Immune Response; Regulating the Immune Response | Microbiology: Immunology & Host Response | Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development: Pathogen-Cell Interactions

Education & Training

PhD University of Toronto (1998)

Honors & Recognition

  • Eli Lilly and Company Research AwardAmerican Society of Microbiology (2012)

  • BD Biosciences Investigator AwardAmerican Associations of Immunologists (AAI) (2011)

  • Burroughs Wellcome Fund Investigator in Pathogenesis in Infectious DiseasesBurroughs Wellcome Fund (2005)

  • Wyeth Lederle Young Investigator AwardInfectious Diseases Society of America (2003)

  • Ethel Donaghue Women’s Health Program Investigator AwardEthel Donaghue Women’s Health Program (2003)

  • Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award in Biomedical SciencesBurroughs Wellcome Fund (2000)

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Contact Info

Akiko Iwasaki, PhD
Lab Location
The Anlyan Center
300 Cedar Street, Ste S630

New Haven, CT 06519
Office Location
The Anlyan Center
300 Cedar Street, Ste Suite 655B

New Haven, CT 06519
Mailing Address
PO Box 208011
300 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520

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