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Carrie Dykes, Ph.D.

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Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 275-0736

Fax: (585) 442-9328


Professional Background

I obtained by undergraduate degree at Nazareth College in Rochester, NY in 1992 with a degree in Biochemistry. As an undergraduate I studied protein expression in Medaka fish. I obtained my PhD from the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Rochester in 1997. I studied the origins of replication of Human Herpesviruses 6 and 7 under the mentorship of Stephen Dewhurst, PhD. I then joined the Department of Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center where worked for 20 studying the effects of drug resistance mutations on HIV-1 replication. I am currently the Director of Research Services at the Clinical and Translational Science Institute.


As the Director of Research Services in the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, my research looks at way to improve the administration of research including: 1) the registration and results reporting of institutional research studies in the public domain, 2) how institutions can help research teams recruit participants into research studies and 3) how best to create and manage institutional research registries.



BS | Nazareth Coll of Rochester

MS | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent
Microbiology, All Other

PhD | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent

Masters in Medical Management | University of Rochester, Simon School of Business

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

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1997-2000 Departmental Fellow, Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Unit, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY. Mentor: Lisa M. Demeter, M.D.


Journal Articles

Dykes C, Glick J, Abar B, Dozier A. "Effectiveness and Cost of Recruiting Participants to a Research Registry Using an Emergency Department Research Associate Program." Clinical and translational science.. 2019 Oct 23; Epub 2019 Oct 23.

Mayo-Wilson E, Heyward J, Keyes A, Reynolds J, White S, Atri N, Alexander GC, Omar A, Ford DE. "Clinical trial registration and reporting: a survey of academic organizations in the United States." BMC medicine.. 2018 May 2; 16(1):60. Epub 2018 May 02.

Wang J, Li D, Bambara RA, Yang H, Dykes C. "L74V increases the reverse transcriptase content of HIV-1 virions with non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase drug-resistant mutations L100I+K103N and K101E+G190S, which results in increased fitness." The Journal of general virology.. 2013 Jul; 94(Pt 7):1597-607. Epub 2013 Mar 27.