William G Kerr, PhD

William G Kerr, PhD
Appointed 04/01/09
5291 Weiskotten Hall
766 Irving Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-5440

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Biomedical Sciences Program
  • Cancer Research Institute
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Pediatrics
  • Research Pillars

Education & Fellowships

  • Postdoctoral Fellow: Stanford University, 1993, Genetics
  • PhD: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1987, Molecular & Cellular Biology
  • BS: Lehigh University, 1982, Chemistry/Molecular Biophysics

Research Interests

  • Transplant immunology and stem cell biology.

HealthLinkOnAir Radio Interview

2/27/13 Upstate researchers look for new treatments for Crohns disease

Faculty Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/kerrw
Eric Wohlford

Eric Wohlford

Eric Wohlford received a 2012 travel award from the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and spent two months in Kenya working in the lab of Rosemary Rochford, PhD, professor and chair of Upstate’s Department of Microbiology & Immunology. Eric studied the effects of malaria on B cells (producers of antibodies that fight infection) and Epstein-Barr Virus infection in the region. “Tropical medicine is unique, in that small, focused improvements in patient care make dramatic improvements in the well-being of patients,” he said.

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