Elena E. Giorgi, PhD

Dr. Elena Giorgi PhD
Staff Scientist

Elena E. Giorgi, PhD

Senior Staff Scientist, Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology Program
Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutch

Fax: 206.667.4378
Mail Stop: M2-C200

Research area includes developing mathematical and statistical models to study viral evolution, immune correlates in infectious diseases (HIV, HCV, and SARS-CoV-2 in particular), and vaccine design.


University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2011, PhD (Applied Mathematics)

University of Southern California, 2006, MS (Biostatistics)

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1999, MS (Mathematics)

Università di Pisa, 1997, Laurea (Mathematics)

Research Interests

Viral evolution, diversity, and sequence analysis

Antibody evolution and antibody resistance



Vaccine design

Current Projects

Recombination in HIV and Coronaviruses

BNAb escape in mother-to-child HIV transmissions

B-cell responses in pediatric SARS-CoV-2 infections

Timing of infection in the AMP clinical trials

HVTN sieve analyses

Epigraph immunogen design for HCV vaccine studies