• Professor, Center for Global Infectious Disease Research

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John Aitchison is co-director of the Center for Global Infectious Disease at Seattle Children’s Research Institute and Professor in Pediatrics with an adjunct appointment in Biochemistry. Dr. Aitchison received his PhD in Biochemistry from McMaster University, Canada. He performed postdoctoral research in the Laboratory of Cell Biology at The Rockefeller University under the guidance of Professor Gunter Blobel (Nobel Laureate, 1999). Dr. Aitchison is a founding faculty member at the Institute for Systems Biology where he served as senior vice president and executive director of Integrative Biology. Professor Aitchison also holds adjunct or affiliate faculty positions at Institute for Systems Biology, University of Alberta (Cell Biology) and University of British Columbia (Biochemistry). Outside of the lab, John enjoys spending time with his family, playing squash, and racing sailboats.

  • PhD (McMaster University)
Pathobiology research areas 
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