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Primary Faculty

Scott ButlerScott Butler, Ph.D.

Regulation of Gene Expression by Targeted Degradation of RNA
Stephen DewhurstStephen Dewhurst, Ph.D.

Influenza Viruses; Virus Polymerase HIV Vaccine Development; NeuroAIDS Research
Michelle DziejmanMichelle Dziejman, Ph.D.

Type Three Secretion System mediated pathogenesis of V. cholerae
Paul DunmanPaul 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.
Michael ElliottMichael R. Elliott, Ph.D.

Cell death and clearance in inflammation and immunity
Deborah FowellDeborah Fowell, Ph.D.

Differentiation of CD4 T lymphocytes in infectious and autoimmune disease
Steven GillSteven R. Gill, Ph.D.

Microbial pathogens and the impact of human microbial flora on human health and disease.
Constantine HaidarisConstantine G. Haidaris, Ph.D.

Infections in the immunocompromised host, mechanisms of pathogenesis, host-microbe interactions and approaches to therapy
Dwight HardyDwight J. Hardy, Ph.D.

Antimicrobial Susceptibility and Resistance.
Edith LordEdith M. Lord, Ph.D.

Cell Mediated Immunity to Tumors
Sanjay MaggirwarSanjay Maggirwar, Ph.D.

Platelets, HIV, and inflammation
Jim MillerJim Miller, Ph.D.

Molecular and cellular events that regulate T cell signaling and activation
Tim MosmannTim R. Mosmann, Ph.D.

The regulation of cytokine responses of human and mouse T-cell subsets in infections asthma, allergy and autoimmunity
Luis Martinez-SobridoLuis 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)
Martin PavelkaMartin Pavelka, Ph.D.

Biosynthesis of the Cell Wall of Mycobacterium tuberculosis; Biodefense Research
Robert QuiveyRobert Glenn Quivey, Ph.D.

The bacterium, Streptococcus mutans, which colonizes the human mouth from the time of tooth eruption until death.
Jacques RobertJacques Robert, Ph.D.

Evolution of Immune Surveillance, Tumor and Viral Immunity
Andrea SantAndrea Sant, Ph.D.

Influenza specific immunity, vaccine design and regulation of T cell responses to pathogens.
Toru TakimotoToru Takimoto, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Molecular Mechanisms of Paramyxovirus Infection, Replication and Assembly
Juilee ThakarJuilee Thakar, Ph.D.

Identification of immune signatures and characterization of dynamics of immune responses by using systems biology approaches.
Brian WardBrian Ward, Ph.D.

Molecular Mechanisms of Poxvirus Envelope Formation
Felix YarovinskyFelix Yarovinsky, M.D.

Innate immunity, Host-microbial interactions, Immunoparasitology, Mucosal immunology
Jian ZhuJian Zhu, Ph.D.

Host-virus interactions, particularly for HIV and herpes viruses

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Secondary Faculty

Jennifer AnolikJennifer Anolik, M.D., Ph.D.

Role of B Cells in the Pathophysiology of Systemic Lupus and Related Autoimmune Diseases
Harris GelbardHarris A. Gelbard, M.D., Ph.D.

Molecular mechanisms and potential pharmacological and gene therapeutic interventions for neurologic disease associated with HIV-1 infection of the central nervous system.
Francis GigliottiFrancis Gigliotti, M.D.

Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia; Infections in the immunocompromised host
Steve GeorasSteve Georas, M.D.

Regulation of airway immune responses by respiratory viruses, allergens, and pollutants
Damian KrysanDamian Krysan, M.D., Ph.D.

Antifungal drug discovery, fungal pathogenesis
B. Paige LawrenceB. Paige Lawrence, Ph.D.

Environmental signaling, immune function, and cellular development
Craig MullenCraig Mullen, M.D., Ph.D.

Cancer Immunobiology and Transplant Immunology
Shawn MurphyShawn Murphy, Ph.D.

Immunoregulatory properties of trophoblast cells
Craig MorrellCraig N. Morrell, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Function of Platelets: Hemostastis/Thrombosis and Immune Regulatory Function
Joshua MungerJoshua C. Munger, Ph.D.

Mechanisms of metabolic network manipulation induced by viral infection and oncogenic mutation.
Richard PhippsRichard Phipps, Ph.D.

Control of normal and malignant B lymphocyte activation, cellular and molecular characterization of fibroblasts as mediators of inflammation, wound healing and fibrosis, Graves ophthalmopathy, and platelet biology.
Edward SchwarzEdward M. Schwarz, Ph.D.

Novel therapies for musculoskeletal diseases
Patricia SimePatricia Sime, M.D.

Modulation of Pulmonary Inflammation using Gene Transfer Techniques
John TreanorJohn Treanor, M.D.

Novel Viral Vaccines and Antivirals

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Emeritus Faculty

Robert BambaraRobert A. Bambara, Ph.D.

Human genome stability, DNA damage response, HIV replication and evolution
Virgina ClarkVirgina Clark, Ph.D.

Regulation of Virulence Factors in Neisseria Gonorrhoeae
Nicholas CohenNicholas Cohen, Ph.D.

Evolutionary immunobiology, neural-immune system interactions (psychoneuroimmunology)
Wallace IglewskiWallace Iglewski, Ph.D.

Jack ManiloffJack Maniloff, Ph.D.

Richard SilverRichard Silver, Ph.D.

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Research Faculty

Alexandra LivingstoneAlexandra M. Livingstone, Ph.D.

Understanding mechanisms for generating and maintaining T cell memory, with particular emphasis on responses primed by immunization with dendritic cells
Marta Lopez de DiegoMarta Lopez de Diego, Ph.D.

Viral genes and host responses that influence the severity of respiratory virus infections; influenza virus antigenic drift.
Dorota Piekna-PrzybylskaDorota Piekna-Przybylska, Ph.D.

HIV Replication and Latency. The Role of RNA and DNA G-quadruplexes
Sally QuataertSally Quataert, Ph.D.

Standardization of immunological techniques for clinical investigation of human immune status.
Mark SullivanMark A. Sullivan, Ph.D.

Phage antibody technology in the development of novel reagents for characterization of protein expression and structures
Mark SangsterMark Y. Sangster, Ph.D.

B cell responses to influenza infection and vaccination; B cell memory; mucosal immunology; mathematical modeling of B cell responses
Vir SinghVir Singh, Ph.D.

Understanding the mechanism of HIV-1-induced Blood Brain Barrier damage and neuropathology using humanized mouse model.
Meera SinghMeera Singh, Ph.D.

studying the pathogenesis of HIV-associated co-illnesses
Meera SinghMeera Singh, Ph.D.

Platelet - monocyte complex formation

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