John Hural, Ph.D.

Dr. John Hural Ph.D
Staff Scientist

John Hural, Ph.D.

Principal Staff Scientist
Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutch

Director of Laboratory Operations
HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN)

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Emory University, 1999, Ph.D. (Immunology and Molecular Pathogenesis)

University of California at Santa Cruz, 1984, B.A. (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.

Dr. Hural is a member of the McElrath Lab and the HIV Trials Network  (HVTN).