Justin M. Richner
Dr. Justin M. Richner is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology at the University of Illinois Chicago College of Medicine. He earned his graduate degree from the University of California Berkeley studying RNA turnover during a herpesvirus infection in the lab of Dr. Britt Glaunsinger. Dr. Richner joined the lab of Dr. Michael Diamond at Washington University in St. Louis for his postdoctoral research where he investigated viral immunology and vaccine development against flaviviruses. He started an independent lab in 2018 where he now leads a research team focused on viral immunology, immune senescence, and novel vaccination strategies.