John Hural, PhD

John Hural, PhD

Associate Director for Laboratory Operations
HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN)


Emory University, 1999, PhD (Immunology and Molecular Pathogenesis)
University of California at Santa Cruz, 1984, BA (Biology)

Research Interests

  • Immunologic endpoint determination for experimental vaccines (HIV, pneumococcus, malaria, TB, flu)
  • Logistics, operations, quality assurance, and assay validation for immunologic evaluation of vaccines in the clinical trial setting
  • HIV diagnostics for vaccine clinical trials
  • Vaccine trial design
  • Vaccine product development

Current Projects

  • HVTN Laboratory Operations
    • Coordination of trial-related laboratory activities
    • General study support
    • Specimen management
    • Central QA program
    • Fiscal management

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