Katherine Lontok, Ph.D.
Immune Deficiency Foundation
Dr. Katherine Lontok is the Director of Science and Policy Communications with the Immune Deficiency Foundation and the former Scientific and Digital Editor for ASM. Dr. Lontok holds a B.S. in Cell and Molecular Biology and Genetics from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of California, San Francisco. Her thesis work focused on RNA splicing patterns during the blood stage lifecycle of the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum.