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Gaya K. Amarasinghe, PhD

Professor, Pathology & Immunology
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
Professor, Molecular Microbiology

Education

  • BS, Biochemistry: City College of New York/CUNY, New York, New York (1997)
  • PhD, Biochemistry: University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD (2001)

Recognition

  • Phi Beta Kappa Award, Department of Chemistry, The City College of New York, New York, NY, 1995
  • Baskerville Memorial Award, Department of Chemistry, The City College of New York, New York, NY, 1996
  • Mildred Curtman Award for Excellence in Research, Department of Chemistry, The City College of New York, New York, NY, 1996
  • Chemistry Department Alumni Association Award, Department of Chemistry, The City College of New York, New York, NY, 1996
  • Young Scientist Travel Award (NIH 1R13CADE87730), XIX ICMRBS, Florence, Italy, 2000
  • Cancer Research Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2002
  • Early Achievement in Research Award, Iowa State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, 2010
  • New and Notable Speaker, Biophysical Society, 59th Annual Meeting, 2015

Research Interests

  • Signal transduction
  • Pathogen recognition and immune evasion mechanisms
  • Biochemical and structural studies

DBBS Affiliation: Immunology Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology, Molecular Microbiology

Publications

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Assistant
Sharon Smith
314-362-8748
ssmith22@wustl.edu

Lab phone: 314-286-0619
Office Location: CSRB, Room 7752A