Faculty

Jennifer Slyker

Adjunct Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Associate Professor, Global Health

206-897-6696
jslyker@uw.edu

Education

PhD Immunology, Open University, 2007
MSc Biostatistics, Integrative Bioscience, Oxford University (UK), 1998
BA Biology, Colgate University, 1997

Contact

206-897-6696
jslyker@uw.edu

Harborview Medical Center
235 9th Avenue
Box 359931
Seattle, WA 98104

Research Interests

Herpes virus (EBV/CMV) co-infections in HIV-1 infected women and infants, T cell immunology, pediatric HIV testing.

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Distinct antibody responses to endemic coronaviruses pre- and post-SARS-CoV-2 infection in Kenyan infants and mothers.
(2022 Jun 3)
bioRxiv
Stoddard CI, Sung K, Ojee E, Adhiambo J, Begnel ER, Slyker J, Gantt S, Matsen FA, Kinuthia J, Wamalwa D, Overbaugh J, Lehman DA

Pediatric HIV Pre-test Informational Video is Associated with Higher Knowledge Scores Compared to Counselor-Delivered Information.
(2022 Jun 8)
AIDS Behav
Wang Y, Neary J, Zhai X, Otieno A, O'Malley G, Moraa H, Kundu C, Omondi V, Begnel ER, Oyiengo L, Wamalwa D, John-Stewart GC, Slyker JA, Wagner AD, Njuguna IN

Pediatric saliva-based HIV testing: healthcare worker and caregiver acceptability.
(2022 Apr 29)
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
Neary J, Bulterys MA, Ogutu EA, O'Malley G, Otieno AA, Omondi VO, Wang Y, Zhai X, Katz DA, Oyiengo L, Wamalwa DC, Slyker JA, John-Stewart GC, Njuguna IN, Wagner AD

Dynamic Changes in Breast Milk Microbiome in the Early Postpartum Period of Kenyan Women Living with HIV Are Influenced by Antibiotics but Not Antiretrovirals.
(2022 Apr 27)
Microbiol Spectr 10(2): e0208021
Maqsood R, Skidmore PT, Holland LA, Au JL, Khan AK, Wu LI, Ma N, Begnel ER, Chohan BH, Adhiambo J, John-Stewart G, Kiarie J, Kinuthia J, Chung MH, Richardson BA, Slyker J, Lehman DA, Lim ES

Home-based HIV Testing for Children: A Useful Complement for Caregivers with More Children, Who are Male, and with an HIV Negative Partner.
(2022 Mar 19)
AIDS Behav
Wang J, Mugo C, Omondi VO, Njuguna IN, Maleche-Obimbo E, Inwani I, Hughes JP, Slyker JA, John-Stewart G, Wamalwa D, Wagner AD

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