John J. Ryan

John J. Ryan, Ph.D.


Assoc. V.P. for Research Development

(804) 828-0712

Trani Life Sciences Building, 1000 W Cary St., room 318

Office hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


  • Ph.D. in Immunology, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1992

Research Interests

Ryan's research focuses on inflammation associated with allergic disease.


  • American Association of Immunologists
  • National Postdoc Association


  • Immunology (BIOL455)
  • Cancer Biology (BIOL450)


  • 2019: VCU University Distinguished Scholarship Award
  • 2015 Faculty of the Year, Department of Biology (based on graduate student voting)
  • 2015 Distinguished Scholar Award, VCU College of Humanities and Sciences
  • 1999, 2001, 2003-2006: Outstanding Teacher Award, Immunology Course, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University.
  • 1996 Miriam and Benedict Wolf Fellowship, Cancer Research Institute