June 13, 2017
co-sponsored with the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Ramsey Lecture Series
“Vaccinology 3.0: An Evolving Paradigm in the 21st Century”
Director, Vaccine Research Group
Nanovaccine Institute member Gregory A. Poland, MD, is the director of Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group–a state-of-the-art research group and laboratory that seeks to understand the genetic drivers of viral vaccine response and investigates issues surrounding novel vaccines important to public health. The Poland lab has developed the field of viral vaccine immunogenetics, the immune response network theory, and the fields of vaccinomics and adversomics.
Dr. Poland holds the academic rank of professor of medicine and infectious diseases and molecular pharmacology and experimental therapeutics. He is the founding president of the Edward Jenner Vaccine Society and is Editor-in-Chief for the journal “Vaccine.”
Dr. Poland participates on many national and academic review committees, and has published over 485 peer-reviewed scientific articles and book chapters. He has received over $180 million in federal funding for his research thus far in his career.
Dr. Poland received his medical degree from the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois, and completed his residency and advanced post-graduate work at the University of Minnesota/Abbott-Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota.