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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

Biography

Akiko Iwasaki received her Ph.D. from the University of Toronto (Canada) in 1998, and her postdoctoral training from the National Institutes of Health (USA) (1998-2000). She joined Yale University (USA) as a faculty in 2000, and currently is an Investigator of the HHMI and a Professor of Department of Immunobiology and Department of Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology. Akiko Iwasaki’s research focuses on the mechanisms of immune defense against viruses at the mucosal surfaces. Her...

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Associate Research Scientists

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Norifumi Iijima, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Immunobiology

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Yosuke Kumamoto, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Immunobiology

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Manabu Taura

Associate Research Scientist

Postdocs

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Susan Fink, MD, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow in and Instructor in Laboratory Medicine

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Ellen Foxman, MD, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate in and Instructor in Laboratory Medicine

Biography

Ellen F. Foxman is medical researcher and a physician with training in clinical pathology, a medical subspecialty devoted to using diagnostic testing to improve patient care. Dr. Foxman's research interest is understanding how our bodies respond to common viral infections, and how variation in these responses impacts human health. Her current focus is human rhinovirus, the most frequent cause of the common cold and childhood asthma attacks and also one of the most frequent asymptomatic viral...

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Research Interests

Cell Physiological Phenomena; Epithelium; Microbiological Phenomena; Respiratory System; RNA Viruses; Viruses, Unclassified; Genetic Phenomena; Immune System Phenomena

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Smita Gopinath

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Myoungjoo Kim

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Alex Lipovsky, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow in Immunobiology

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Maria Tokuyama, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate in Immunobiology

Lab Manager

Lab Technician

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Asu Erden

Graduate Student

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Philip Kong

Graduate Student

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Ryan Molony

Graduate Student

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Patrick Wong

Graduate Student

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Laura Yocky

Graduate Student

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Former Lab Members

Audry Chan Takeshi Ichinohe, Ph.D. 
M.P.H. student 2000-2002 Postdoctoral fellow 2007-2010 
audrey.chan@yale.eduichinohe@ims.u-tokyo.ac.jp
  
Gladys Ng Heung Kyu Lee 
M.P.H. student 2001-2003 Immunology Ph.D. Candidate 2005-2009 
ngg@mail.amc.eduheungkyu.lee@kaist.ac.kr
  
Xinyan Zhao, Ph.D. Melodie Zamora 
Postdoc 2000-2003 Research Assistant2005-2008
xinyan_zhao@yahoo.commelodie.zamora@yale.edu
  
Kelly Soderberg, Ph.D. Charron Cote
Graduate Student 2001-2005 Administrative Assistant 2006-2011 
kelly_soderberg@yahoo.com 
  
Ayuko Sato, Ph.D. Michal Tal 
Postdoc 2002-2006 Graduate Student 2007-2012 
ayukosato@hotmail.commikstars@gmail.com
  
Jennifer Lund, Ph.D. Brian Yordy 
Graduate Student 2002-2006 Graduate Student 2007-2012 
jmlund@u.washington.eduBrian.yordy@yale.edu
  
Hong Shen, Ph.D. Lisa Mattei 
Postdoc 2005-2006 Graduate Student 2007-2012 
hs24@u.washington.eduLisa.mattei@yale.edu
  
Balaji Ramanathan, Ph.D. Iris Pang 
Postdoc 2006 Graduate Student 2009-2012 
balaji@upei.cairis.pang@yale.edu
  
Yusuke Nakanishi, Ph.D. Miwa Sasai 
Postdoctoral fellow 2006-2009 Postdoctoral fellow 2007-2012 
y-naka.bre@mri.tmd.ac.jpm-sasai@biken.osaka-u.ac.jp
  
Kayo Sagawa, Ph.D. Joseph M. Thompson, Ph.D. 
Postdoctoral Associate 2006-2009Postdoctoral Associate 2007-2009
kayo.sagawa@yale.edujoseph.thompson@yale.edu
  
James Storer 
Graduate Student 2012-2013 
storera21@gmail.com