Paul Dunman, Ph.D.
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.
Steven R. Gill, Ph.D.
Microbial pathogens and the impact of human microbial flora on human health and disease.
Constantine G. Haidaris, Ph.D.
Infections in the immunocompromised host, mechanisms of pathogenesis, host-microbe interactions and approaches to therapy
Jim Miller, Ph.D.
Molecular and cellular events that regulate T cell signaling and activation
Tim R. Mosmann, Ph.D.
The regulation of cytokine responses of human and mouse T-cell subsets in infections asthma, allergy and autoimmunity
Luis Martinez-Sobrido, Ph.D.
Molecular biology, immunology, and pathogenesis of negative-stranded viruses (Influenza viruses, Respiratory Syncytial Virus, Metapneumovirus, Arenavirus, Thogoto virus, Ebola virus, Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever virus), positive-stranded viruses (Dengue virus, SARS coronavirus, Hepatitis virus), and RNA and DNA (cytomegalovirus and vaccinia virus)
Robert Glenn Quivey, Ph.D.
The bacterium, Streptococcus mutans, which colonizes the human mouth from the time of tooth eruption until death.
Andrea Sant, Ph.D.
Influenza specific immunity, vaccine design and regulation of T cell responses to pathogens.
Juilee Thakar, Ph.D.
Identification of immune signatures and characterization of dynamics of immune responses by using systems biology approaches.
Jian Zhu, Ph.D.
Host-virus interactions, particularly for HIV and herpes viruses