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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
Garcia-Martinez, J. Victor   HIV molecular biology/pathogenesis/transmission and persistence, EBV determinants of transformation, Coronavirus pathogenesis
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
Ochsenbauer, Christina       HIV-1 uptake and replication
Ross, Shannon   Cytomegalovirus diversity and pathogenesis
Thompson, Sunnie   Host pathogen interactions, mechanisms of viral translation, IRES, picornaviruses, flaviviruses
Wahl, Angela   Transmission, pathogenesis, and persistence of HIV. Pathogenesis of cancer causing viruses, and respiratory viruses

Structural Virology

Dokland, Terje   Cryo-EM studies of virus structure and assembly
Green, Todd   Viral transcription and replication, capsid structure
Petit, Chad   Structural mechanisms of influenza pathogenicity
Prevelige, Peter   Virus structure and assembly, bacteriophage and retroviruses, bio-nano-materials
Saad, Jamil   Structural biology and biochemistry of retroviruses, virus-host interactions
Walter, Mark   Structure, biochemistry, and function of cytokines involved in viral pathogenesis and autoimmunity

Translational Virology

Cassady, Kevin    Development of HSV vectors as anti-tumor agents 
Garcia-Martinez, J. Victor    Antiviral drug discovery for HIV, CMV, RSV, SARS-CoV-2, Influenza, and EBV. CAR-T cell therapy for viral infections
Harrod, Kevin   Antiviral discovery, repurposing, and mitigation of influenza lung disease
Kimberlin, David   Herpes simplex virus, cytomegalovirus, antiviral therapy, clinical trial design
Wahl, Angela    In vivo evaluation of novel agents to prevent and treat virus infection in precision animal models
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

Viral Immunology

Ballesteros-Tato, Andre    
Boppana, Suresh   Pathogenesis of congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infections
Coleman, Carrie   The mechanisms used by the oncogenic human gamma-herpesvirus Epstein-Barr virus, to establish and maintain a life-long latent infection and how dysregulation of this long-term infection can lead to the development of malignancies
Garcia-Martinez, J. Victor    In vivo analysis of human immune responses to viral infections in xerograph animal models
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
Wahl, Angela    Human innate and adaptive immune response to virus infections
Zajac, Allan   Cellular immunity to chronic and acute infections