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Axel Lehrer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Pharmacology
John A. Burns School of Medicine

Office: BSB 320B
Email: lehrer [at] hawaii.edu



1998 M.Sc. (Biochemistry) University of Bayreuth, Germany
2001 Ph.D. (Biology) University of Bayreuth, Germany


Vaccinology, Molecular Virology

Professional Memberships

2011-present American Society of Microbiology
2002-present American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
2004-2010 American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

Research Keywords: Ebola, filoviruses

Selected Publications


  • Grant No / Title: R01AI132323 / Preclinical Development of a Thermostable Trivalent Filovirus Vaccine
    Status / Agency: Awarded / NIH/NIAID
    Start Date / End Date: 20 June 2017 / 31 May 2022
  • Grant No / Title: R01AI119185 / Defining a Protective Ebola Vaccine in Non-human Primates
    Status / Agency: Awarded / NIH/NIAID
    Start Date / End Date: 28 August 2015 / 31 July 2019
  • Grant No / Title: W81XWH-15-R-0015 / US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) Requirement to Develop, Produce and Deploy MAGPIX-Based Immunoassays
    Status / Agency: Awarded / Department of Defense, U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisitions Administration
    Start Date / End Date: 13 July 2015 / 12 July 2017