Akiko Iwasaki, PhD

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

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 | Microbiology | Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development

Education & Training

PhD University of Toronto (1998)

Honors & Recognition

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Contact Info

Akiko Iwasaki, PhD
Lab Location
The Anlyan Center
300 Cedar Street, Ste S640

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

New Haven, CT 06519
Mailing Address
Department of ImmunobiologyPO Box 208011
300 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520

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