Michael Vahey

Michael Vahey

Assistant Professor

Biomedical Engineering

  • Phone314-935-8427
  • Officemvahey@wustl.edu

Education

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010
MS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006
BS, Carnegie Mellon University, 2004

Expertise

Uses imaging & microfluidics to understand infectious disease

Research

Professor Vahey’s research focuses on developing imaging methods and microfluidic technologies to understand infectious diseases, with an emphasis on studying how viruses like influenza A navigate and shape their hosts in order to replicate.

Biography

In March 2018, Professor Vahey joined Washington University in St. Louis from the University of California, Berkeley, where he is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Bioengineering. He has received numerous awards, including the Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards at the Scientific Interface grant.

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