JoAnne L. Flynn, Ph.D.

JoAnne L. Flynn

 Brief Bio

JoAnne L. Flynn is a professor in both the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics and Department of Immunology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She is also the assistant dean and co-director for the University of Pittsburgh/Carnegie Mellon Medical Scientist Training Program (MD-PhD). Dr. Flynn was president of the American Association of Immunologists from 2018 to 2019 and served as an AAI Council member from 2013 to 2020.

 AAI Service History

Joined: 1996
President: 2018–2019
Vice President: 2017–2018
Past President: 2019–2020
Councilor: 2013–2017

The Journal of Immunology
Associate Editor: 1995–1998
Section Editor: 1998–2002
Publications Committee: 2007–2011
Nominating Committee: 2011–2013

Other Service
AAI Abstract Programing Chair: 1999–2006

 President's Address

"At the Interface of Microbiology and Immunology," delivered May 9, 2019.

The Journal of Immunology 204, no. 6 (2020): 1413–17.

 Awards and Honors

  • Career Investigator Award, American Lung Association, 2001–2003
  • Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology, 2015
  • Distinguished Mentor Award, University of Pittsburgh Biomedical Graduate Student Association, 2017

 Institutional/Biographical Links

  • University of Pittsburgh, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics faculty page
  • University of Pittsburgh, Department of Immunology faculty page
  • Flynn Lab, Unviersity of Pittsburgh

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