Members

Matthew A. Williams, PhD

Matthew Williams, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology, Division of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Utah, and he is currently serving as the C. Scott and Dorothy E. Watkins Endowed Chair in Honor of Ernst J. Eichwald, MD (2018-2021). He is also a member of the Cell Response and Regulation program within the... Read More

Research Interests: Bacterial Infections, Cancer Vaccines, Immunologic Memory, Immunology, Immunotherapy, T Cell Biology, Vaccination, Viral infections

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Dawei Kumaki, MD,PhD

Dawei Kumaki, MD,PhD

Title:  Lab Specialist/Manager

MD – Shanghai China (Second Military Medical University)
PhD – Gunma, Japan (Gunma University School of Medicine)

Email:  Dawei.kumaki@path.utah.edu

Nico Contreras, PhD

Nico Contreras, PhD

Title:  Postdoctoral Fellow

University of Arizona – BS in Physiological Sciences, MS in Applied Biosciences, PhD in Immunobiology

Research: My research interests are in understanding how T cell subsets can be differentiated to improve patient outcomes during infectious disease and tumor progression.

Email:  Nico.contreras@hci.utah.edu

Krystal Charley, BS

Krystal Charley, BS

Title:  Graduate Student

University of New Mexico - BS in Biology

Research: My research is focused on the role of both intrinsic and extrinsic cell signals in the differentiation of CD4+ effector and memory T cells.

Email:  Krystal.charley@path.utah.edu

Ashleigh Soedel, BS

Ashleigh Soedel, BS

Title:  Lab Technician

University of Utah- BS in Biology, BS – MLS(ASCP)CM

Email:  a.soedel@utah.edu

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Williams Lab Alumni

Stephanie Meek, PhD
Medical Writer
Myriad Genetics
Salt Lake City, UT

Chulwoo Kim, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
The Goronzy Lab, Division of Immunology and Rheumatology
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA

Jared Cassiano, MS
Project Manager
BioFire Diagnostics
Salt Lake City, UT

Diana Mitchell, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID

Eugene V. Ravkov, PhD
Research Scientist
ARUP Laboratories
Salt Lake City UT

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Contact Us

Matthew Williams, PhD
Department of Pathology
Division of Microbiology and Immunology
2000 Circle of Hope, Room: Rm 5243
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

email: matthew.williams@path.utah.edu
phone: 801-585-2487