Hadega Aamer

Why did you choose the University of Pittsburgh?

I chose the University of Pittsburgh because it is among the top NIH-funded institutions and houses some of the leading experts in infectious diseases. The curriculum of the IBGP is well designed and provides students with the fundamental knowledge and skills to tackle scientific questions.

Education & Training

  • MS in Molecular Virology and Microbiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2013
  • BS in Biology/Pre-medicine, Eastern Washington University, 2008

Research Interests

HIV/SIV pathogenicity, viral entry, and viral evolution. Also interested in HCV.