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About Neal Silverman

Neal S. Silverman, PhD is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases. He is also affiliated with the Department of Microbiology and Physiological Systems, the Immunology and Virology Program, and the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program. His expertise and research interests include innate immune recognition, signal transduction, and gene expression, especially in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster.


Present Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

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Honors and Awards

  • GSBS Dean's Award for outstanding faculty contribution to graduate education, University of Massachusetts Medical School (2013)
  • Dean’s Award for outstanding contribution to graduate education, UMass Medical School (2010)
  • GSBS Faculty Achievement Award for outstanding contributions to curriculum development, UMass Medical School (2007)
  • Burroughs Welcome Fund, Investigator in Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease (2007-2012)
  • Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) (2006)
  • GSBS Faculty Achievement Award for Outstanding Contributions in the Classroom Settings, UMass Medical School (2006)
  • Faculty of 1000 Biology, Innate Immunity Section (2006 - present)
  • 2004-2007 Ellison Foundation Young Investigator in Global Pathogenesis (2004-2007)
  • 1996-1999 Helen Hay Whitney Postdoctoral Fellow (1996-1999)
  • Innovator Award, Kenneth Rainin Foundation (2017)

Contact Information

Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School
LRB 313
364 Plantation St, Worcester MA, 01605


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