Biography

 

James B. Whitney, Ph.D.

 

Education

University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, Bsc., 1997 (Microbiology)

McGill University, Montreal, Canada, Ph.D., 2004 (Virology)

 

Training

2004-2006, CIHR Fellow, Division of Cancer Immunology and AIDS, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

2006-2008, Senior Fellow, Division of Viral Pathogenesis, BIDMC

 

Positions and Appointments

2009-present, Staff Scientist, Center for Virology and Vaccine Research, BIDMC

2011-2014, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

2014-present, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

2014-present, Associate Member, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard

 

Honors

2000, 7th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections Scholarship.

2000, Graduate Student Travel Award, Shire Biochem Pharmaceuticals.

2000, McGill Alma Mater graduate award.

2001, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Doctoral Fellowship (3 yrs).

2001, 8th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections Scholarship.

2001, 1st International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis Scholarship.

2002, 9th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections Scholarship.

2002, McGill Alma Mater graduate award.

2003, 2nd International AIDS Society Conference Scholarship.

2003, 10th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections Scholarship.

2004, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Fellowship (3 yrs).

2011, Nonhuman Primate Models for AIDS, 29th Annual Symposium Young Investigator Award