Elizabeth Ann Winzeler is a Professor at the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine. She graduated from Lewis & Clark in ’84 with a BA in Art and Natural Science. Today, she leads a group that uses systematic, data intensive methods to solve problems at the interface of host pathogen biology typically involving large collections of chemical screening data and whole genome sequencing at UC San Diego.
She is a fellow of the American Academy in Microbiology. She has published more than 150 publications. She has received awards from the Keck Foundation, the Ellison Medical Foundation, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. In 2014 she was awarded the Bailey-Ashford Medal for distinguished achievements in tropical medicine, she received the 2017 Medicines of Malaria Venture Project of the Year, she was awarded the 2018 Alice and C.C. Wang Award in Molecular Parasitology and the 2018 William Trager Award on behalf of ASTMH and the American Committee of Molecular, Cellular and Immunoparasitology.