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  • Douglas Braaten, PhD

    Chief Scientific Officer, Scientific Publications
    Editor-in-Chief, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

    Douglas Braaten was senior editor at Nature Immunology before taking the helm of Annals in January 2009. Doug joined the Nature group in 2005 after completing a postdoctoral research fellowship in viral immunology in the Department of Pathology and Immunology at Washington University in St. Louis; this research included evaluating CD8+ T cell responses to chronic gammaherpesvirus infection using the mouse model Gammaherpesvirus 68. He earned his PhD in virology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University in 2000, working on molecular biology of HIV infection of T cells. Earlier, Doug served as staff associate and senior research staff assistant in the microbiology and biology departments of Columbia University from 1990 to 1996, working on Drosophila genetics, the retrotransposable element copia, and on molecular biology of HIV-1. Doug earned a bachelors degree in biology at Washington University in 1984, and studied in the MD program at OU School of Medicine, the Masters of Liberal Arts program at Washington University in St. Louis, and the PhD program in philosophy at Columbia University at various points in his career.


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