Research scientist Bobby Brooke Herrera, renowned for developing tools to accelerate diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases such as COVID-19, has joined Rutgers Global Health Institute. Herrera, a Rutgers Presidential Faculty Scholar and an assistant professor of global health at the institute, conducts multidisciplinary research on epidemic viruses and infectious diseases and holds joint appointments in the Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine and at the Child Health Institute of New Jersey. Both are part of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Herrera is known for his bench-to-bedside translational research. His laboratory at Rutgers focuses on understanding adaptive immunity against globally relevant pathogens that cause lethal human diseases and for which there are limited options for treatment or vaccination. To read the full story.