Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



Dina Weilhammer

Research Staff
Biosciences and Biotechnology Division


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DegreeDiscipline/InstitutionYear
Ph.D.
University of California at Berkeley
M.Sc.
University of California at Los Angeles

Research Interests

I am interested in understanding innate and adaptive immune mechanisms with the goal of developing novel therapeutics for biodefense.

Honors and Awards

  • Best Poster award, LLNL Institutional Postdoctoral Program Symposium 2012
  • American Association of Immunologists Public Policy Fellow, 2012-2013.

Selected (Recent) Publications

Weilhammer DR, Iavarone AT, Villegas EN, Brooks GA, Sinai AP, Sha WC. (2012). Host metabolism regulates growth and differentiation of Toxoplasma gondii. Int J of Parasitol 42(10):947-59

Weilhammer DR, Rasley A. (2011). Genetic approaches for understanding virulence in Toxoplasma gondii. Brief Funct Genomics 10(6):365-73