Our Faculty

Microbiology & Immunology faculty members span several Departments and Centers of Excellence within the University of Rochester Medical Center.  Collectively, this group provides multifaceted and highly collaborative research opportunities and student training.

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JacquelineAbranchesPhDAbranches, Jacqueline

Physiology and molecular biology of oral bacteria

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JenniferAnolikMDPhDAnolik, Jennifer

Dysregulation of B cell development, tolerance, and function in autoimmunity

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robert bambaraBambara, Robert

HIV Reverse Transcriptase and DNA Replication

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J Scott ButlerButler, J. Scott

Post-transcriptional Regulation of mRNA Expression in the Nucleus of Eukaryotic Cells, and Mechanism and Function of Bacterial Toxin-antitoxin Systems

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stephen dewhurstDewhurst, Stephen

HIV Vaccine and Microbicide Development; Novel Therapeutics for NeuroAIDS; Role of Cellular Factors in Influenza Virus Pathogenesis and Host Adaptation

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Paul dunmanDunman, Paul

Characterizing the S. aureus factors that influence Staphylococcus aureus' ability tocause disease, as well as define the regulatory mechanism(s) that modulate the expression of these genes.

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michelle dziejmanDziejman, Michelle

Type Three Secretion System mediated
pathogenesis of V.cholerae.

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michael elliottElliott, Michael

Phagocytic clearance of apoptotic cells:
molecular regulation and immunological consequences

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Deborah Fowell PhDFowell, Deborah

Differentiation of CD4 T Lymphocytes in
Infectious and Autoimmune Disease.

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JohnGFrelingerPhDFrelinger, John G.

T cell immunity to tumors and pathogens.

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HarrisGelbardMDPhDGelbard, Harris

Effects of HIV-1 infection on neuronal function, signaling, and fate in the CNS.

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SteveGeorasMDGeoras, Steve

The molecular mechanisms for dysregulated immune responses in asthma and allergic diseases.

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StevenGillPhDGill, Steve

Molecular basis of Staphylococcus aureus pathogenesis / Modulation of human health and disease by the human microbiome

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FrancisGigliottiMDGigliotti, Francis

Immunopathogenesis of Pneumocystis
carinii
Pneumonia

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ConstantineHaidarisPhDHaidaris, Constantine G.

Pathogenesis of Pneumocystis carinii and Candida albicans

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Photo UnavailableHardy, Dwight J.

Antimicrobial Susceptibility and Resistance.

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MinsooKimPhDKim, Minsoo

T cell migration and autoimmune disease/Inflammation biology of sepsis.

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DamianKrysanMDPhDKrysan, Damian

Identifying new cell wall-specific antifungal drug targets.

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BPaigeLawrencePhDLawrence, Paige

Environmental influences on immune system developmental programming and function

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JoseLemosPhDLemos, José

Molecular Genetics and Physiology of the Response to Environmental Stresses by Oral Bacteria.

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AlexandraLivingstonePhDLivingstone, Alexandra

T Cell Memory

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EdithMLordPhLord, Edith M.

Cell Mediated Immunity to Tumors

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SanjayBMaggirwarPhDMaggirwar, Sanjay

HIV and its effect on blood-brain barrier integrity

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LuisMartinezSobridoPhDMartinez-Sobrido, Luis

Evasion of the innate immune response by viruses

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MarilynMenegusPhDMenegus, Marilyn

Clinical Virology Research

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JamesFMillerPhDMiller, Jim

Molecular and Cellular Events That Regulate T Cell Signaling and Activation

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TimMosmannPhDMosmann, Tim

Immune Regulation by T Cell Subsets and their Cytokines

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Photo UnavailableMoynihan, Jan

Psychoneuroimmunology

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CraigAMullenMDPhDMullen, Craig

murine models of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) transplantation

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JoshuaMungerPhDMunger, Joshua

Mechanisms of Viral and Oncogenic Metabolic Manipulation

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ShawnMurphyPhDMurphy, Shawn

MHC class II gene expression

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MartinPavelkaPhDPavelka, Martin

Cell envelopes of pathogenic bacteria

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RichardPPhippsPhDPhipps, Richard P.

B Cells and Prostaglandins; Fibroblasts as Effector Cells in Immunity

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Mark PlattPlatt, Mark D.

Utilization of mass spectrometry (MS) for the biophysical characterization of proteins, with a particular emphasis on the identification of protein post-translational modifications and the quantitation of differential protein expression

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SallyQuataertPhDQuataert, Sally

Standardization of immunological techniques for clinical investigation of human immune status

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RobertGQuiveyPhDQuivey, Robert G. Jr.

Stress-adaptive gene expression in the oral pathogen, Streptococcus mutans

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JacquesRobertPhDRobert, Jacques

Evolution of Tumor Immunity; Tumorigenesis and Immune Surveillance

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MarkSangsterPhDSangster, Mark

B cell response to viruses that infect the respiratory tract (with an emphasis on influenza virus)

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AndreaSantPhDSant, Andrea

Influenza specific immunity, vaccine design and regulation of T cell responses to pathogens.

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EdwardSchwarzPhDSchwarz, Edward

Molecular Mechanisms and Gene Therapy for Arthritis.

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PatriciaSimeMDSime, Patricia

Modulation of Pulmonary Inflammation using Gene Transfer Techniques.

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PatriciaJSimpsonHaidarisPhDSimpson-Haidaris, Patricia

Role of Fibrinogen in Acute Inflammation.

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ToruTakimotoDVMPhD Takimoto, Toru

Molecular Mechanisms of Paramyxovirus Infection, Replication and Assembly.

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JuileeThakarPhDThakar, Juilee

Identification of immune signatures and characterization of dynamics of immune responses by using systems biology approaches.

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DavidTophamPhDTopham, David

T Cell Immunity to Respiratory Viruses.

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Photo UnavailableTreanor, John

Novel Viral Vaccines and Antivirals.

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BrianMWardPhD Ward, Brian

Molecular Mechanisms of Poxvirus Envelope Formation.

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TerryWrightPhDWright, Terry

Host Responses to Pneumocystis Carinii Infection

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JianZhuPhDZhu, Jian
Systematic approaches towards the understanding of host-virus interactions; Persistent viral infections in autoimmunity.

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