Michael Gale, Jr.

Professor, Immunology
Adjunct Professor, Global Health
Adjunct Professor, Microbiology

UW Department of Immunology
Box UW Mailbox: 357650
Office E383, Box 358059
Seattle, WA 98109-


Research Interests

Virus-host interactions that control innate defenses and immunity to infection; genetic and functional analysis of the innate immune antiviral response; interferon biology; immune control of the replication and pathogenesis of hepatitis C virus, West Nile virus, and human immunodeficiency virus; flaviviruses. 


PhD Pathobiology, University of Washington, 1994

BS Zoology, University of Washington, 1985

In the News

Close Up: Michael Gale Jr.
UW School of Public Health News, 01/22/2019

Michael Gale Jr. named 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award Winner
UW School of Public Health News, 10/26/2018

High miscarriage rate in Zika-infected primates
ASPPH, 07/23/2018

Zika may cause many more miscarriages than previously recognized
UW Medicine Newsroom, 07/06/2018

Congressional funding for Zika is welcome but not enough to protect Americans
STAT News, 11/04/2016

How Zika damages fetal brain
ASPPH, 09/14/2016

Seattle scientists first to show monkey model of Zika damage
The Seattle Times, 09/12/2016

What UW is doing to fight Zika
Department of Global Health News, 05/20/2016

As Zika rages, Seattle scientists step up antiviral drug research
The Seattle Times, 02/06/2016

Seattle Scientists Seek an Ebola Cure
The Seattle Times, 08/02/2014