donna porterDonna Porter, PhD

Assistant Professor


Graduate School: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Post-Doctoral Training: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Dept of Microbiology


Dr. Porter is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine and Administrative Director for the UAB Center for AIDS Research (CFAR). She received a UAB CFAR Developmental Award to investigate the expression of HIV proteins using picornaviruses as a possible vaccine vector. In her current position as Administrative Director of the UAB CFAR, Dr. Porter is responsible for management of the day-to day operations of the CFAR and the scientific direction of the programs. She also serves on the CFAR Executive Committee.