Heather Hickman


Dr. Hickman received her Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Dr. Willie Hildebrand’s lab. She received her postdoctoral training with Dr. Jonathan Yewdell in the Laboratory Viral Diseases, NIAID, NIH. In 2017, Dr. Hickman became an Earl Stadtman Investigator in the Laboratory of Clinical Immunology and Microbiology of NIAID. Her laboratory, the Viral Immunity and Pathogenesis Unit, focuses on generating a comprehensive understanding of antiviral effector cell biology in peripheral and lymphoid tissues using spatially driven approaches.