Vijayalakshmi Nandakumar, PhD, MS

Vijayalakshmi Nandakumar, PhD, MS

Medical Director: Immunology

Assistant Professor, University of Utah School of Medicine

Education

  • Master’s Degree—Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Doctorate Degree—Genetic Molecular and Cell Biology, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
  • Research Fellowship—Cellular and Molecular Immunology, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
  • Research Fellowship—Infection and Immunology, Mayo Clinic
  • Fellowship—Clinical Chemistry, Mayo Clinic

Certification/Affiliations

  • American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  • Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists
  • Association of Medical Laboratory Immunologists
  • Clinical Immunology Society

Research Interests

  • Complement deficiency
  • Protein immunology
  • Allergy

Awards

  • Abstract Recognition Award, American Association for Clinical Chemistry, 2019
  • Midwest Section Travel Grant Award, American Association for Clinical Chemistry, 2019
  • U.S. Trainee Educational Grant Award, Mass Spectrometry: Applications to the Clinical Lab Annual Meeting, 2018
  • Spotlight Research Recognition Award, Infection and Immunity, 2017
  • Abstract Scholarship Award, American Thoracic Society Conference, 2015
  • Best Project Award, Microbiology and Immunology Annual Retreat, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, 2012
  • Scholar-in-Training Award, American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Conference, AACR-AstraZeneca, 2008