Carl T. Wittwer, MD, PhD

Carl T. Wittwer, MD, PhD

Medical Director: Immunologic Flow Cytometry

Professor, University of Utah


  • Rapid-cycle and extreme PCR
  • High resolution DNA melting analysis


  • Doctorate Degree—Biochemistry, Utah State University
  • Medical Degree—University of Michigan
  • Residency—University of Utah School of Medicine


  • American Board of Pathology

Research Interests

  • Instrument prototyping
  • Fluorescent analysis of DNA amplification and melting
  • Reducing molecular testing turnaround time


  • Utah Genius: Life Time Achievement Honoree, 2015
  • Pioneers of Progress Award, Science and Technology Development, 2015
  • Excellence in Innovation and Commercialization, University of Utah, 2017
  • Lifetime Achievement in Resident Education, University of Utah, 2019
  • Cotlove Award, Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists (ACLPS), 2019

Recent Publications