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Holli Dilks

Holli Dilks 

College of Pharmacy

Adjunct Faculty


Dilks received her Ph.D. in Molecular Physiology and Biophysics at Vanderbilt University in 2002 and subsequently completed a three year postdoctoral Cancer Research Training Award in the Laboratory of Genomic Diversity at the National Cancer Institute. During her time as a postdoctoral fellow she also served as a visiting scientist at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard where she collaborated with scientists on projects related to genetic analysis of HIV/AIDS. For the past three years, Dilks has served as a Program Director at SRI International where she was responsible for identifying, evaluating, and deploying novel technologies for large-scale molecular biology and microbiology experiments. Her research interests focus on utilizing candidate gene approaches and genome-wide association studies to discover HIV/AIDS restriction genes and potential determinants of antiretroviral treatment responses.