John Wherry, Ph.D.

Richard and Barbara Schiffrin President’s Distinguished Professor of Microbiology
Director, Institute for Immunology
Professor

Faculty Webpage

http://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty/index.php/g20001880/p5463426

Lab Webpage

http://www.med.upenn.edu/wherrylab/

Contact Information

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Microbiology
354 Biomedical Research Building II/III
421 Curie Blvd

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-746-8141

Lab: 215-746-4956
wherry@exchange.upenn.edu

Research Interest

Dr. Wherry has received numerous distinctions for his consistent and significant contributions to infectious disease and cancer immunology research.  A major focus of the research in Dr. Wherry’s laboratory is to understand the cellular, transcriptional and epigenetic mechanisms and reversibility of T cell memory versus exhaustion during vaccination, chronic infections and cancer.