Jason D. Barbour Ph.D.

Associate ProfessorBarbour
Hawaii Center for AIDS
Department of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Pharmacology
John A. Burns School of Medicine
651 Ilalo Street, BSB 325
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Telephone: (808) 692-1664
E-mail: jbarbour@hawaii.edu

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia. B.A., 1992 – Chemistry
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore. MHS, 1997-Maternal & Child Health
University of California, San Francisco. Ph.D., 2004 – Bioinformatics

Personal Statement
Dr. Barbour directs an HIV immunology and genetics laboratory research program on the role of innate immunity in the control, and resistance to HIV infection. He has 12 years experience in performance and direction of translational HIV research programs, with an emphasis on human and viral immunology and genetics. Dr. Barbour is the principal investigator of an NIAID R01 on the role of HLA Class I and KIR receptor genetics on variation in Natural Killer and T cell function among HIV-1 infected adults, and those at risk for infection. For the HICFA D-CFAR application he will serve as Director of the Basic Science Core, specializing in high dimensional flow cytometry and 454 next generation genetics. In this role Dr. Barbour seeks to integrate immunologic and genetic research approaches into the clinical research program on HIV, Aging, Cardiovascular Disease, Neurological Complications of AIDS, and HIV co-infections in Hawaii and our SE Asian research sites (Thailand, Vietnam).