Laboratory of Dr. Blossom Damania

PRINCIPLE INVESTIGATOR

PRINCIPLE INVESTIGATOR

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BLOSSOM  ANDREA DAMANIA, Ph.D.


Training
Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts (Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude)  1992. 
University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania (Ph.D.)  1998. 
Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts (Postdoctoral Fellow)   1998-2000. 

Positions

Vice Dean for Research, School of Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill                                            2016-present
Assistant Dean for Research, School of Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill                                    2014-present
Director of Translational Advancements and Basic Science,                                                2014-present
Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute, UNC-Chapel Hill               
Co-Leader, Virology Program, Lineberger Cancer Center, UNC-Chapel Hill                       2014-present
Co-Director, Program in Global Oncology, Lineberger Cancer Center, UNC-Chapel Hill      2011-present
Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, UNC-Chapel Hill                             2011-present
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, UNC-Chapel Hill             2006-2011
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, UNC-Chapel Hill              2000-2006

Awards

Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring, UNC- Chapel Hill, 2018
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2017
Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professorship, UNC-Chapel Hill, 2015.
Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology, 2013.
Kavli Fellow, National Academy of Sciences, USA. 2011.
Dolph O. Adams Award, Society for Leukocyte Biology, 2011.
UNC Ruth and Phillip Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement, 2008.
Burroughs Wellcome Investigator in Infectious Disease, 2006-2011.
American Heart Association Established Investigator Award, 2006-2011.
UNC Jefferson-Pilot Award in Faculty Medicine, 2005
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Scholar, 2005-2010.
Mount Holyoke College Mary Lyon Alumnae Award, 2005.
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Gertrude B. Elion Research Scholar, 2004.
American Herpes Foundation Research Scholar Award. 2003.
V Foundation for Cancer Research Scholar Award. 2001-2003.