Barbara Lohman-Payne


Assistant Research Professor, Institute for Immunology and Informatics  and Department of Cell and Molecular Biology Office:  80 Washington Street, Providence, RI 02903 Telephone: Email:
  • Ph.D., University of California-Davis, 1994
  • B.A. University of Denver
  • MIC 333 Immunology and Serology, beginning Fall 2014

Barbara Lohman-Payne received her bachelor’s degree in biology from University of Denver in 1986 and her PhD in 1994 from the University of California, Davis in Comparative Pathology. She completed a post-doctoral research fellowship at University of Massachusetts Medical Center with Dr. Raymond Welsh and an International AIDS Research and Training fellowship with the University of Washington under the mentorship of Dr. Grace John-Stewart. Dr. Lohman-Payne has 12 years international experience, most recently as Research Assistant Professor at University of Washington Department of Medicine.  Prior to starting at iCubed, she was based in Nairobi, Kenya where she investigated mother and infant immune responses to HIV-1 exposure and infection in the setting of prevention and vaccination.  She additionally coordinated the research components of multiple international collaborative studies. Barbara joined iCubed and URI as a Research Assistant Professor in 2013, with the Laboratory of Viral Immunity and Pathogenesis. Dr. Lohman-Payne’s area of research is viral immunopathology, with special interest in the impact of HIV exposure in pediatric immune development.