UAB Microbial Pathogenesis and Genetics

Microbiology


Bedwell, David   Translation termination; treatment of genetic diseases
Briles, David   Bacterial pathogenesis, virulence, immunity, pneumococcus, tuberculosis
Keeling, Kim   Translation termination and nonsense-mediated mRNA decay
Lefkowitz, Elliot   Microbial genomics, evolution, and bioinformatics
Michalek, Suzanne   Francisella tularensis pathogenesis, mucosal immunology; vaccine delivery systems
Niederweis, Michael   Novel proteins in the unique outer membrane of Mycobacterium tuberculosis; functions, structures, and role in virulence
Steyn, Andries   Mechanism of Mycobacterium tuberculosis virulence 
Turnbough, Charles   Bacterial gene expression and regulation, structure and function of the Bacillus anthracis exosporium
Yother, Janet   Streptococcus pneumoniae genetics and pathogenesis, capsular polysaccharides

Pediatric Dentistry


Wu, Hui   Genetics and pathogenesis of oral infectious diseases

Infectious Disease


Wolschendorf, Frank   Copper homeostasis of M. tuberculosis, drug discovery

Pathology


Moser, Steve   Mycology, early diagnosis of fungal infections, molecular epidemiology, Streptococcus mutans
Nahm, Moon   Vaccines, Streptococcus pneumoniae, bacterial pathogenesis, immunity
Waites, Ken   Pathogenesis, chemotherapy, molecular epidemiology, and laboratory detection of Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma infections

Genetics


Dybvig, Kevin   Mycoplasmas, genetics, phenotypic switching, DNA rearrangements

Biochemistry


Higgins, N. Patrick   Mobile DNA: structure, enzymology and regulation

Southern Research Institute


Benitez, Jorge   Global regulatory networks controlling bacterial behavior
Maddry, Joseph A.   Mycobacterial disease and AIDS-related opportunistic infections
Parker, William B.   Drug development based on purine and pyrimidine biochemistry
White, Lucile   M. tuberculosis, N-acylamino acid, antitubercular agent, drug discovery/isolation, enzyme inhibitor, high throughput technology