Microbial Pathogenesis Faculty

  • brilesProfessor
    Areas of Interest
    Pneumococcal virulence factors; mechanisms of action and use in vaccine

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

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

  • grayAssistant Professor
    Areas of Interest
    Bacterial responses to oxidative stress

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • steynProfessor
    Areas of Interest
    Mechanism of Mycobacterium tuberculosis virulence

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

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