Riley Lab

Jim Riley, PhD

Professor of Microbiology

Dr. Riley graduated in 1989 from Vanderbilt University with a degree in Molecular Biology. His studies continued at Emory University, where he received a PhD in Genetics and Molecular Biology. From 1995-1999, Dr. Riley completed his Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research under the mentorship of Dr. Carl June. In 1999, he joined the University of Pennsylvania as is current in the Department of Microbiology.  Riley is the receptient of Emory University Distinguished Alumuni Award and the The Lady Barbara Colyton Prize for Autoimmune Research.