Kelly A. Metcalf Pate
Dr. Kelly A. Metcalf Pate joined the department of Biological Engineering as an Assistant Professor and Director of the Division of Comparative Medicine in March. As Director of DCM, Dr. Pate will oversee the group of veterinarians and staff who serve as experts in animal models for the MIT community. Dr. Pate’s research focuses on the role of platelets in the pathogenesis of viral infection, with an emphasis on HIV and cytomegalovirus, and on the refinement and development of animal models.