Musculoskeletal Tissue EngineeringORCID CV
Research Interest: Cutaneous allergic inflammation, Atopic Dermatitis (eczema)
Antimicrobial drug discovery using pathogenic Staphylococcus aureus and Acinetobacter baumannii: exploiting components of the bacterial RNA metabolism machinery; characterizing prokaryotic ribonucleases; understanding the impact of the host environment on antibiotic resistance and virulence factor expression.
Research Interest: Type Three Secretion System mediated pathogenesis of V. cholerae
Research Interest: Innate and adaptive immune responses and cancer immunotherapy
Research Interest: Influence of environmental factors on the development and function of the immune system
Research Interest: Platelet functions in hemostasis/thrombosis and vascular inflammation. Platelet driven immune responses.
Research Interest: Mechanisms of metabolic network manipulation induced by viral infection and oncogenic mutation.
Research Interest: Understanding how an aberrant oxygen environment at birth disrupts development of the lung and heart, leading to persistent functional changes over the lifespan.
Research Interest: Biosynthesis of the Cell Wall of Mycobacterium tuberculosis; Biodefense Research
Research Interest: Experimental platform using the amphibian Xenopus for research in immunotoxicology, fundamental and medical immunology
Research Interest: Influenza specific immunity, vaccine design and regulation of T cell responses to pathogens.
Research Interest: Inflammatory bone loss as seen in rheumatoid arthritis, infections, tumor metastasis and wear debris induced osteolysis around prosthetic implants
Research Interest: Studying the mechanisms by which Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and its close relative Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV) circumvent the barriers of the innate immunity in their respective hosts and cause Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
Research Interest: Molecular Mechanisms of Paramyxovirus Infection, Replication and Assembly
Research Interest: Systems approach utilizing bioinformatics, and dynamic modeling tools to study immune response to infections and vaccination.
Research Interest: Multiple roles of virus-specific Band T cells in determining the outcome of viral infection of the respiratory tract. Long term protective effect of immunological mechanisms.
Research Interest: Molecular Mechanisms of Poxvirus Envelope Formation
Pathogenesis of bacterial corneal infections and novel antimicrobial drug discovery
Research Interest: Innate immunity, Host-microbial interactions, Immunoparasitology, Mucosal immunology
Research Interest: Working with retroviruses (HIV-1, MLV, etc.) and focuses on identifying new host antiviral factors and deciphering viral antagonism of host defense