Amy E.L. Stone, Ph.D.

Amy E.L. Stone, Ph.D.

Touro University Nevada

Amy E.L. Stone, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Touro University Nevada. She received her B.A. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 2008 and her Ph.D. in Immunology from the University of Colorado, Denver in 2013.

Dr. Stone is a viral innate immunologist who is interested in how viruses are sensed in infected cells and the downstream effects of that recognition. Her primary research interest lies in the cellular immune responses to infectious diseases. In particular, she is interested in the initial interactions between host cells and incoming virions leading to distinct cellular responses. 

Dr. Stone was the founding Program Leader of the Center for Innate Immunity and Immunological Diseases (CIIID) Education Core at the University of Washington’s School of Medicine. There, she founded and directed the CIIID Scholars internship program for high school students for 4 years, which has generated 14 highly qualified graduates that now work in research and STEM fields in college.

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