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

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Immunology | Microbiology | Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development

Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Molecular Virology

Immunobiology: HTI | Iwasaki Lab

Skin Diseases Research Center, Yale

Molecular Virology

Research Interests

Innate immunity; Autophagy; Inflammasomes; Sexually transmitted infections; Herpes simplex virus; Human papillomavirus; Respiratory virus infections; Influenza infection; T cell immunity; Commensal bacteria


Education

  • Ph.D., University of Toronto , 1998

Selected Publication

  • Iwasaki A. Innate Immune Recognition of HIV-1. Immunity. 2012 Sep 21;37(3):389-98.

Latest Honor and Recognition

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