Education and training Undergraduate 9/78-6/82 University of California, Davis B.S. 1982 Biochemistry Department of Biochemistry cum laude Davis, CA GRADUATE 9/82-987 University of California, Berkeley Ph. D. 1987 Microbial Genetics/ Department of Microbiology and Pathogenic Mechanisms Immunology Berkeley, CA Advisor: Dennis E. Ohman, Ph. D. POST-GRADUATE Post-doctoral fellow 10/87-6/90 Research Institute of Scripps Clinic Microbial Genetics/ Department of Molecular Biology Vaccine Development La Jolla, CA Advisor: Magdalene So, Ph. D. Research Associate Howard Hughes Medical Institute Immunology/Microbial 6/90-12/93 Albert Einstein College of Medicine Pathogenesis Bronx, NY Advisor: Barry R. Bloom, Ph. D.