UAB Virology

Molecular Virology


Britt, William   Human herpesviruses, molecular virology and pathogenesis
Broker, Tom   HPV replication and transcription, diagnostic biomarkers, small molecule therapeutic agents, global public health & education
Chow, Louise   Mechanisms that regulate human papillomavirus DNA replication
Cron, Randy   Transcriptional regulation of HIV-1 long terminal repeat in CD4 T cells
Frolov, Ilya   RNA viruses, replication complexes, virus assembly, vaccine development
Frolova, Elena   Virus-host interaction, structure and function of viral proteins and viral replication complexes
Jiang, Mengxi   Polyomavirus-host interactions and mechanism of DNA virus replication
Kappes, John   HIV-1 replication, entry, and host factor interactions
Kutsch, Olaf   HIV-1 latency, HIV-1 eradication, drug discovery
Lefkowitz, Elliot   Virus genomics and evolution, bioinformatics
Luo, Guangxiang   Virus replication and pathogenesis, viral carcinogenesis, hepatitis viruses, respiratory viruses
Ochsenbauer, Christina       HIV-1 uptake and replication
Prichard, Mark   Antiviral therapies and their molecular targets
Ross, Shannon   Cytomegalovirus diversity and pathogenesis
Thompson, Sunnie   Host pathogen interactions, mechanisms of viral translation, IRES, picornaviruses, flaviviruses

Structural Virology


Dokland, Terje   Cryo-EM studies of virus structure and assembly
Prevelige, Peter   Virus structure and assembly, bacteriophage and retroviruses, bio-nano-materials
Saad, Jamil   Structural biology and biochemistry of retroviruses, virus-host interactions

Translational Virology


Kimberlin, David   Herpes simplex virus, cytomegalovirus, antiviral therapy, clinical trial design
Roth, Justin   Cancer gene therapy, oncolytic viruses, cell-based delivery vehicles, HSV-1, Ad5
Whitley, Richard   Oncolytic therapy with HSV, translational trials of antiviral medications
Wilson, Craig   HIV-1 resistance, clinical intervention and observational trials with samples and repositories
Cassady, Kevin   Development of HSV vectors as anti-tumor agents

Viral Immunology


Boppana, Suresh   Pathogenesis of congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infections
Goepfert, Paul   HIV-specific CD4 and CD8 T cell responses, HIV vaccine development, HIV viral diversity
Hel, Zdenek   HIV-1: immunology, pathogenesis, transmission, and vaccines
Lund, Frances   Innate and adaptive immune responses to respiratory viruses
Randall, Troy   Vaccination and immunity to influenza
Smith, Phillip Doyle   Selective entry and transfer of macrophage-tropic (R5) HIV-1 by intestinal epithelial cells
Zajac, Allan   Cellular immunity to chronic and acute infections