James Le Duc, PhD

James Le Duc, PhD
Adjunct Professor, Microbiology and Immunology

James Le Duc, PhD, is the former director of the Galveston National Laboratory and currently serves as adjunct faculty in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology. Dr. Le Duc joined UTMB in late 2006 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, where he was the influenza coordinator and director of the Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases. With more than four decades of experience working in the fields of biodefense and public health, his work has taken him around the world, from West Africa, where he began his professional career as a field biologist working for the Smithsonian Institution, to Brazil and Panama during a 23-year career as a U.S. Army officer in the medical research and development command. Dr. Le Duc retired from UTMB in 2021.

Research Interests

Global Health, the epidemiology of infectious diseases, and their interface with biodefense and biosecurity.

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