University of Washington

M3D Directors and Co-Directors


Nancy Maizels, PhD, Director, Professor of Immunology and Biochemistry
Conrad Liles, MD PhD, Co-Director, Associate Chair and Professor of Medicine
William Mahoney PhD, Co-Director, Assistant Professor of Pathology

Thesis Research Advisors:
Excellent mentorship is the cornerstone of PhD training.  Faculty members are drawn from the UW Departments of Pathology, Medicine, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Genome Sciences, Immunology, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Physiology & Biophysics, and from Seattle Childrens Research Institute.

Physican Co-Mentors:

Students may choose as a Physican Co-Mentor any faculty member with a clinical appointment at UW Medicine, Harborview or Seattle Childrens Hospital who is working in an area relevant to the student's thesis research. 

M3D PhD Program