Carolina López, PhD, recognized internationally for her research on viral infections, has been named a BJC Investigator and will join the faculty of the Department of Molecular Microbiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. She also will become a member of the faculty at the school’s Center for Women’s Infectious Disease Research.
The BJC Investigators Program recruits to the School of Medicine scientists who will have a transformational impact on overall research programs by bringing innovative approaches to major biological questions and new ways to understand disease and develop treatments.
López is an associate professor of pathobiology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. She will begin her new role at Washington University in the spring of 2020.