Dr. Emily Billings

Emily Billings

Dr. Emily Billings

Dr. Emily Billings is a microbiologist with expertise in the mechanisms through which microbes and the body communicate to drive health and disease. An advocate of multidisciplinary research, her doctoral studies on host-pathogen interactions at the University of Virginia required expertise in bacteriology, immunology, cell biology, and advanced imaging and molecular biology techniques. At Gryphon, Dr. Billings focuses on projects with training, outreach, and science communications components that enable the application of research to policy and public health challenges. She has a particular interest in infectious disease and biosurveillance analytics and data visualization.

Emily has a penchant for graphic design, watercolor, and resin art. A once and future midfielder, she’s also been seen acing set plays on the soccer field.