Dr. Thomas Voss, Ph.D., is a world-renowned thought leader in infectious disease research, and has deep expertise in virology, immunology, biodefense, and vaccine and antiviral development. His research interests include cell-virus interactions and their role in the pathogenesis of acute viral infections, as well as therapeutic and vaccine development.
Dr. Voss joined SRI in 2013 from the Tulane School of Medicine’s Department of Microbiology and Immunology, where he was an associate professor from 2005 to 2012. From 1998 to 2005, he worked in various roles at Southern Research Institute, ultimately as vice president of the Homeland Security and Emerging Infectious Disease Division. Previously, Voss held roles at Carl Zeiss, Inc. (Advanced Imaging Microscopy group), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Measles Virus Section, Respiratory and Enteric Virus Branch), and University Hospital in Zurich, Switzerland (Internal Medicine Division).
Dr. Voss is a member of several professional societies, including the International Society for Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses and the American Society for Microbiology. He holds several awards for his work.
Dr. Voss earned his Ph.D. degree in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Tulane University School of Medicine and was a recipient of the American Society for Microbiology/National Center for Infectious Diseases Postdoctoral Research Associates Award, completing postdoctoral training in viral pathogenesis in the Special Pathogens Branch of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Additional research training was completed at the University Hospital in Zurich, Switzerland.
Dr. Voss has been a mentor to several postdoctoral fellows and graduate students, and has lectured extensively. He has authored or co-authored with several publications.
Virology; Immunology; Biodefense; Vaccine and Antiviral development, Dr. Voss has held a variety of consulting roles, including with companies such as GLG Associates, UND Research Foundation, and Mantech SRS.