Timothy D. Read, PhD


Titles and Roles

Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Professor, Department of Human Genetics
Emory University School of Medicine
Research Program
Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics


Timothy D. Read, PhD, is Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine with a secondary appointment as Professor in the Department of Human Genetics at Emory University School of Medicine. Prior to joining Emory, Dr. Read held positions at the Naval Medical Research Center and the Institute of Genomic Research. He is a member of the Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics Research Program at Winship.


Dr. Read earned his PhD in Genetics from the University of Leicester. After obtaining his PhD, Dr. Read completed two postdoctoral fellowships in Bacterial Pathogenesis at Emory University.


Dr. Read has been published in multiple journals in the fields of microbial genomics and genetics. He has published more than 40 peer-reviewed publications, several book chapters and a co-authored book.

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In 2015, Dr. Read was named to the MilliPub Club, which recognizes current Emory faculty who have published one or more individual papers throughout their careers that have garnered more than 1,000 citations.

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