Kristina Obom, Program Director, Sr. Lecturer

Kristina Obom is Director of the Center for Biotechnology Education and the Program Director for the  Master of Science in Biotechnology program, Johns Hopkins Advanced Academic Programs. She is an alumna of Hopkins, receiving her undergraduate degree from the School of Arts and Sciences in Public Health. Her training in public health continued at Yale University where she received a Masters in Public Health in Infectious Disease Epidemiology. Dr. Obom received her PhD from the City University of New York at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in Biomedical Science, where she studied pox viruses. She has an interest in bioinformatics and taught bioinformatics and introductory biology in the Biology Department of the Catholic University of America.

Dr. Obom currently teaches Virology, Emerging Infectious Diseases, Introduction to Bioinformatics, Biodefense Lab Methods and Cell Culture Techniques. She was a 2006 recipient of the Martin Luther King Award for Community Service.

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Kristina Obom