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Principal Investigator

David TophamDavid Topham, Ph.D.
KMRB 3-9631
Phone: (585) 273-1403

Conducting clinical and translational research on respiratory pathogens, immunity, and infectious disease, including the study of environmental factors that affect immune responses to influenza and vaccination, seeking new approaches to enhance immunity, reduce pathology, and prevent disease.


Marta Lopez de DiegoMarta Lopez de Diego, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor

Viral genes and host responses that influence the severity of respiratory virus infections; influenza virus antigenic drift.

Mark SangsterMark Y. Sangster, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor
KMRB 3-9629
Phone: (585) 273-3109

B cell responses to influenza infection and vaccination; B cell memory; mucosal immunology; mathematical modeling of B cell responses

Kristen ScheibleKristen Scheible, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Neonatal immunology; T cell function in preterm infants

Postdoctoral Scholars

Emma ReillyEmma Reilly, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate

Determining the requirements for maintenance and function of influenza-specific resident memory T cells

Technicians and Staff

Christopher BarillaChristopher Barilla
Laboratory Technician III

Francisco ChavesFrancisco Chaves
Technical Associate II

Preshetha KanagaiahPreshetha Kanagaiah
Laboratory Technician IV

Kris Lambert EmoKris Lambert Emo
Technical Associate II
KMRB 3-9852
Phone: (585) 273-1408

Intravital imaging techniques; T cell trafficking in the respiratory tract

Nathan LaniewskiNathan Laniewski
Technical Associate I
KMRB 3-9857
Phone: (585) 276-3089

Flow cytometry; phenotypic and functional analysis of infant T cells

Phuong NguyenPhuong Nguyen
Staff Scientist