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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