Gary Kobinger

Gary Kobinger, PhD, OM, MSC

Director, Galveston National Laboratory
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology And Immunology
John Sealy Distinguished University Chair in Tropical and Emerging Virology
Email:
gakobing@utmb.edu

Gary Kobinger, PhD, is the new Director of the Galveston National Laboratory, one of the largest active biocontainment facilities on an academic campus. Dr. Kobinger has co-authored over 300 peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts and accumulated more than 20 years of experience working in or managing high-containment laboratories. His research presently focuses on developing and testing new vaccine platforms and immune treatments against pathogens of high consequences to global public health. Serving the international community, Dr. Kobinger sits on several committees such as the World Health Organization STAG-IH advisory board.

Research Interests

Global Health, preparedness and response to infectious events of public health concerns, biosafety and biosecurity.