Adam Barker, PhD

Medical Director, Microbiology
Medical Director, Reagent Laboratory
Medical Director, R&D Special Operations
Director of the ARUP Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology® (R&D)
Dr. Barker is an assistant professor at the University of Utah School of Medicine, joining in 2011 and leads active research projects in the field of Infectious Disease. He received his PhD in microbiology and immunology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Barker is the recipient of the 2009 Outstanding Postdoctoral Award from the Harvard Medical School and 2002 Excellence in Research Award from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and he is a recognized expert in the technologies supporting Orbitrap Mass Spectrometry as well as next generation sequencing for infectious disease. He is a member of the American Society of Microbiology, Biophysical Society, and Protein Society.