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Akiko Iwasaki

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2012 - Winter


Akiko Iwasaki, Ph.D., associate professor of immunobiology and of molecular, cellular, and developmental biology, was named a recipient of the 2012 Eli Lilly and Company Research Award in August. The award, given by the American Society for Microbiology, recognizes fundamental research of unusual merit in microbiology or immunology by an individual on the threshold of his or her career. Iwasaki’s research focuses on innate viral recognition mechanisms and their link to adaptive immunity.