J. Kenneth Wickiser

GAPP Administrative Director
Phone: 212.342.9031
Fax: 212.342.9044
Email: jkw2161@cumc.columbia.edu


Yale University, New Haven, CT, PhD, 2005
Yale University, New Haven, CT, M. Phil, 2002
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, MS, 2001
United States Military Academy, West Point, NY, BS, 1992


J. Ken Wickiser joins the Center for Infection and Immunity from the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he was most recently the Associate Dean for Research, Director for the Academic Research Division, and Professor of Biochemistry. As Associate Dean, Dr. Wickiser was responsible for the safe, legal, ethical, and appropriate conduct of research endeavors at West Point by cadets, staff, and faculty across 13 academic departments and 27 research centers. He also focused on building collaborative teams across disciplines at the Academy with leaders in the fields of science, technology, engineering, math, humanities, and social sciences spanning academia, industry, and government.

Dr. Wickiser also served on the Collaborative Academic Institutional Review Board, Faculty Council, and Academic Research Council at West Point as well as a member of the Office of the Secretary of Defense Biotechnology Community of Interest and the Engineering Biology Research Consortium’s Education Working Group. In 2018, he was the PI of the SynBio team at West Point that won a DTRA Synthetic Biology Award for their department along with the iGEM Bronze Medal Team Award.


Armstrong M, Baker J, Trump J, Milner E, Wickiser JK, Cameron K, Clark N, Schwarting K, Brown T, Bailey D, James C, Nguyen C, Corrigan T. Structure-rheology elucidation of human blood via SPP framework and TEVP modeling. Korea-Australia Rheology Journal. 2021;33(1):45-63. doi: 10.1007/s13367-021-0005-1

Thomas DM, Wickiser JK. Obesity and Nutrition: Physiological Studies. Handbook of Research Methods in Health Psychology, 1st Edition. 2020.

Eslinger M, Washington MA, Pekny C, Nepa N, Wickiser JK, Limbocker RA, Shanks GD. Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions and Military Hydiene at the United States Military Academy between 1890 and 1910. Mil Med. 2020;185(11-12):e2104-e2109. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usaa226

Prebihalo SE, Ochoa Gs, Berrier KL, Skogerboe KJ, Cameron KL, Trump JR, Svoboda SJ, Wickiser JK, Synovec RE. Control-Normalized Fisher Ratio Analysis of Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry Data for Enhanced Biomarker Discovery in a Metabolomic Study of Orthopedic Knee-Ligament Injury. Anal Chem. 2020;92(23):15526-15533. doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.0c03456

Beal J, Farny NG, Haddock-Angelli T, Selvarajah V, Baldwin GS, Buckley-Taylor R, Gershater M, Kiga D, Marken J, Sanchania V, Sison A, Workman CT, iGEM Interlab Study Contributors. Robust estimation of bacterial cell count from optical density. Commun Biol. 2020;3(1):512. doi: 10.1038/s42003-020-01127-5

Houston MN, O'Donovan KJ, Trump JR, Bordeur RM, McGinty GT, Wickiser JK, D'Lauro CJ, Jackson JC, Svoboda SJ, Susmarksi AJ, Broglio SP, McAllister TW, McCrea MA, Pasquina P, Cameron KL. Progress and Future Directions of the NCAA-DoD Concussion Assessment, Research, and Education (CARE) Consortium and Mind Matters Challenge at the US Service Academies. Front Neurol. 2020;11:542733. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2020.542733

Burpo FJ, Losch AR, Nagelli EA, Winter SJ, Bartolucci SF, McClure JP, Baker DR, Bui JK, Burns AR, O'Brien SF, Forcherio GT, Aikin BR, Healy KM, Remondelli MH, Mitropoulos AN, Richardson L, Wickier JK, Chu DD. A Salt-Templated Synthesis Method for Porous Platium-based Macrobeams and Macrotubes. J Vis Exp. 2020;18(159). doi: 10.3791/61395

Weiss T, Zhu P, White H, Posner M, Wickiser JK, Washington MA, Barnhill J. Latent Lyme Disease Resulting in Chronic Arthritis and Early Career Termination in a United States Army Officer. Mil Med. 2019;184(7-8):e368-e370. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usz026

Cave JW, Wickiser JK, Mitropoulos AN. Progress in the development of olfactory-based bioelectronic chemosensors. Bionsens Bioelectron. 2019;123:211-222. doi: 10.1016/j.bios.2018.08.063

Burpo FJ, Palmer JL, Mitropoulos AN, Nagelli EA, Morris LA, McClure JP, Ryu MY, Wickiser JK. Synthesis Method for Cellulose Nanofiber Biotemplated Paladium Composite Aerogels. J Vis Exp. 2019;(147). doi: 10.3791/59176

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