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Rafi Ahmed, Ph.D.

Brief Bio

Rafi Ahmed is Charles Howard Candler Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the Emory University. He is also the Director of the Emory Vaccine Center at Emory University and Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Vaccine Research and Professor of Microbiology and Immunology Emory University School of Medicine. He was awarded the AAI Excellence in Mentoring Award in 2015.

Oral History – Full Interview

Interview Date: Monday, May 11, 2015
Location: New Orleans, Louisana

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Oral History – Transcript

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AAI Service History

Joined: 1984

Nominating Committee: 2001–2002

Select Honors and Awards

  • Member, National Academy of Sciences, 2009
  • Member, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences, 2014
  • AAI Excellence in Mentoring Award, 2015
  • Robert Koch Award, 2017

Institutional/Biographical Links

  • Emory University School of Medicine profile
  • Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Emory University School of Medicine, faculty page
  • Emory Vaccine Center faculty profile


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