Faculty

  • Botta, Davide, Ph.D.

    bottaAssistant Professor
    Areas of Interest
    Innate and adaptive immunity in lung disease and infection; cellular metabolism and oxidative stress in cancer, respiratory diseases, and parasitic diseases

  • Bruns, Heather, Ph.D.

    Bruns headshotAssociate Professor
    Areas of Interest
    Immunology and microbiology education for medical professionals, graduate and undergraduate students. T cell-mediated responses in allergy and inflammation


  • Burrows, Peter, Ph.D.

    burrowsProfessor Emeritus
    Areas of Interest
    B lymphocyte development and function

  • Chaplin, David, M.D., Ph.D.

    chaplinProfessor
    Areas of Interest
    Interplay between innate and adaptive immunity in asthmatic inflammation

  • Coleman, Carrie, Ph.D.

    coleman 3x2Assistant Professor
    Areas of Interest
    Understand the mechanisms used by the oncogenic human gamma-herpesvirus Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), to establish and maintain a life-long latent infection and how dysregulation of this long-term infection can lead to the development of malignancies

  • Deshpande, Ashlesha, Ph.D.

    deshpandeInstructor
    Areas of Interest
    Protein structural biology and biochemistry, and study the role of cytokines in autoimmune disease

  • Dokland, Terje, Ph.D.

    doklandProfessor
    Areas of Interest
    Structural biology of viral assembly and bacterial pathogenicity

  • Foote, Jeremy, DVM, PhD

    Photo Not AvailableAssistant Professor
    Areas of Interest
    Evaluating the Roles of B cells and Antibody in Pancreatic Cancer Progression

  • Frolov, Ilya, Ph.D.

    frolovProfessor
    Areas of Interest
    Alphavirus genome replication and particle assembly

  • Frolova, Elena, Ph.D.

    frolovaProfessor
    Areas of Interest
    Virus-host interaction, virus replication

  • Glasgow, Joel, Ph.D.

    glasgowAssistant Professor
    Areas of Interest
    Gene therapy, adenovirus, vector targeting

  • Gray, Michael, Ph.D.

    grayAssistant Professor
    Areas of Interest
    Bacterial responses to oxidative stress

  • Green, Todd, Ph.D.

    greenAssociate Professor
    Areas of Interest
    Viral transcription and replication, capsid structure

  • Hu, Hui, Ph.D.

    huAssociate Professor
    Areas of Interest
    Transcriptional regulation of adaptive immunity

  • Justement, Louis, Ph.D.

    justementProfessor
    Areas of Interest
    Elucidation of molecular mechanisms that control B cell class switching and terminal differentiation

  • Kabarowski, Janusz, Ph.D.

    kabarowskiAssociate Professor
    Areas of Interest
    Lipids and lipoprotein metabolism in chronic inflammatory disease

  • Kahan, Shannon

    Photo Not AvailableInstructor

  • Kamata, Masakazu, Ph.D.

    Kamata, MasakazuAssociate Professor
    Areas of Interest
    How viruses or malignant cells establish and maintain prolonged infections or uncontrolled cell division

  • Kearney, John, Ph.D.

    kearneyProfessor
    Areas of Interest
    Cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in the development of a diverse B cell repertoire

  • King, Rodney, Ph.D.

    kingAssociate Professor
    Areas of Interest
    Development and maintenance of humoral immunity

  • Klug, Christopher, Ph.D.

    klugProfessor
    Areas of Interest
    Hematopoietic stem cell biology, acute leukemia, and pancreatic cancer

  • Lefkowitz, Elliot, Ph.D.

    lefkowitzProfessor
    Areas of Interest
    Microbial genomics and evolution; The microbiome and disease; Bioinformatics

  • Lennemann, Nicholas, Ph.D.

    Photo Not AvailableAssistant Professor
    Areas of Interest 
    RNA virus manipulation of the host cell

  • Leon-Ruiz, Beatriz, Ph.D.

    leon ruizAssociate Professor
    Areas of Interest
    Dendritic cells in controlling Th2 polarization in allergy and immunity

  • Lund, Frances, Ph.D.

    lundProfessor and Chair
    Areas of Interest
    B lymphocytes in infection, allergy and autoimmune disease; regulation of inflammation, oxidative stress and metabolic fitness

  • Luo, Guangxiang, M.D.

    luoProfessor
    Areas of Interest
    Hepatitis viruses and flaviviruses

  • Mestecky, Jiri M.D., Ph.D.

    mesteckyProfessor
    Areas of Interest
    Mucosal immunity, vaccines

  • Michalek, Suzanne, Ph.D.

    michalekProfessor Emeritus
    Areas of Interest
    Immunological mechanisms involved in host/microbial interactions, and development of mucosal vaccines against infectious agents

  • Moldoveanu, Zina, Ph.D.

    Photo Not AvailableProfessor

  • Niederweis, Michael, Ph.D.

    niederweisProfessor
    Areas of Interest
    Novel proteins in the outer membrane of mycobacteria: functions, structures, role in tuberculosis and applications

  • Novak, Jan, Ph.D.

    novakProfessor
    Areas of Interest
    Pathogenesis and treatments of chronic diseases, infectious diseases, cancer; IgA nephropathy; mucosal immunology; biomarkers

  • Orihuela, Carlos, Ph.D.

    orihuelaProfessor
    Areas of Interest
    Host-pathogen interactions for development of invasive pneumococcal disease

  • Prevelige, Peter, Ph.D.

    preveligeProfessor
    Areas of Interest
    Structural biology of viral assembly and infection

  • Rosenberg, Alexander, Ph.D.

    rosenbergAssociate Professor
    Areas of Interest
    Bioinformatics; B cell repertoire sequencing; data visualization

  • Saad, Jamil, Ph.D.

    saadProfessor
    Areas of Interest
    HIV-host interactions and Fas-mediated apoptosis

  • Scoffield, Jessica, Ph.D.

    Jessica Scoffield picture MicrobiologyAssistant Professor
    Areas of Interest
    Polymicrobial interactions in pulmonary and oral infections

  • Steyn, Andries, Ph.D.

    steynProfessor
    Areas of Interest
    Mechanism of Mycobacterium tuberculosis virulence

  • Thompson, Sunnie, Ph.D.

    thompsonAssociate Professor
    Areas of Interest
    Translation initiation and replication of RNA viruses

  • Tse, Hubert, Ph.D.

    tseAssociate Professor
    Areas of Interest
    The role of oxidative stress on autoimmune Type 1 diabetes

  • Turnbough, Charles, Ph.D.

    turnboughProfessor Emeritus
    Areas of Interest
    Structure/function of the Bacillus anthracis exosporium; bacterial gene regulation

  • Ubil, Eric, PhD

    Ubil websiteAssistant Professor
    Areas of Interest
    Cancer immunology; understanding how tumor secretions can inhibit the innate immune response and identifying therapies to restore anti-cancer immune activity

  • Walter, Mark, Ph.D.

    walterProfessor
    Areas of Interest
    Structure, biochemistry, and function of cytokines involved in viral pathogenesis and autoimmunity

  • Weinmann, Amy, Ph.D.

    weinmannProfessor
    Areas of Interest
    Molecular mechanisms that regulate T cell differentiation

  • Yother, Janet, Ph.D.

    yotherProfessor
    Areas of Interest
    Streptococcus pneumoniae capsular polysaccharides, genetics, and pathogenesis

  • Zajac, Allan, Ph.D.

    zajacProfessor
    Areas of Interest
    Anti-viral immunity; T cell responses; immunological memory

  • Zumaquero Martinez, Esther, Ph.D.

    zumaquero martinezInstructor