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Robert A. Lamb, Ph.D., Sc.D.
John Evans Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology and,
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Phone: 847-491-5433
Fax: 847-491-2467
E-mail: ralamb@northwestern.edu

Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Address for regular U.S. Mail:
Dr. Robert A. Lamb
Molecular Biosciences/HHMI/Hogan 2-100
2205 Tech Drive
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL 60208-3500

Address for FedEx and UPS:
Dr. Robert A. Lamb/Gill
Molecular Biosciences/HHMI
Northwestern University
Tech MG90
2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208-3500

Biographical Sketch
Robert A. Lamb, Ph.D., Sc.D.--

Dr. Lamb is John Evans Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology in the Department of Molecular Biosciences at Northwestern University, Professor of Microbiology-Immunology at Northwestern University Medical School and an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He received his undergraduate degree reading biochemistry at the University of Birmingham, England, and his Ph.D. and Sc.D. degrees from the University of Cambridge. He came to the United States to do postdoctoral work with Purnell Choppin at the Rockefeller University, where he later became a faculty member before joining the faculty of Northwestern University. His honors include consecutive NIH MERIT awards. He is past president of the American Society for Virology. Dr. Lamb is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Short Summary of Research (Research)
Robert Lamb's laboratory studies the replication of influenza virus and paramyxoviruses, particularly virus-mediated membrane fusion, the action of the M2 and BM2 protein-selective ion channels, enveloped virus assembly and how these viruses defeat innate immunity.

(Dr. Lamb's CV)

 

 

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