Brett David Lindenbach PhD

Associate Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis

Biographical Info

Dr. Lindenbach received his B.S. from the University of Illinois, and Ph.D. from Washington University in St. Louis, where he studied the replication of RNA viruses. He completed postdoctoral studies with Dr. Paul Ahlquist at the University of Wisconsin and with Dr. Charlie Rice at The Rockefeller University, where he developed the first robust cell culture model of hepatitis C virus. Dr. Lindenbach has been a member of the Yale faculty since 2006.

Education & Training

University of Illinois (1990)
Washington University School of Medicine (1999)
Postdoctoral Fellow
HHMI/University of Wisconsin, Institute for Molecular Virology (1999 - 2002)
Research Associate
The Rockefeller University, Center for the Study of Hepatitis C (2002 - 2006)

Honors & Recognition

  • Lucille P. Markey Student Fellowship in Human Pathobiology.
    Washington University (1993)
  • Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Medical Scientist Fellow.
    Washington University (1999)
  • Howard Temin Award (K01)
    National Cancer Institute (2005)
  • Kingsley Fellowship in Medical Research
    Yale University (2006)
  • Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Scholar Award
    Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation (2007)
  • Top 10 Peer Reviewers
    Journal of Virology (2009)
  • Top 10 Peer Reviewers
    Journal of Virology (2011)
  • Finalist
    Burroughs-Wellcome Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease (2012)

Professional Service

  • Associate Editor, Hepatology (7/1/2011)
  • U19 Study Section, NIH/NIAID (2009)
  • Member, American Society for Microbiology (2007 - -)
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Virology (2005 - -)
  • Program Committee, International Symposium on Hepatitis C & Related Viruses. (2004 - -)
  • Lifetime Member, American Society for Virology (1997 - -)
  • Member, American Society of Cell Biology (1/2/2012)
  • Member, American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (1/1/2012)
  • Editorial Board Member, PLoS ONE (1/1/2007 - 1/1/2009)

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