Doug Lake is a cellular and molecular immunologist. He has been working on various aspects of Valley Fever since 1997. He received a BS degree in Microbiology from Texas Tech University in 1986 and his PhD from University of Arizona in 1993 in Immunology. His interests include antibody and T cell engineering, tumor immunology and the immunology of infectious diseases. He is currently director of the Microbiology Graduate Program at Arizona State University. The idea that accurate diagnosis is key to appropriate treatment drives Dr. Lake's research program.