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Last Name First Name Research/Clinical Interest Title Keywords
ANANTHARAMAIAH GATTADAHALLI Apolipoproteins, Amphipathic Helices and Atherosclerosis
ATKINSON THOMAS Primary Immunodeficiency and the Role of Infection in Chronic Diseases asthma, mycoplasma, arthritis, primary immunodeficiency
BEDWELL DAVID Translation Termination; Post-Transcriptional Control of Gene Regulation; Suppression of Nonsense Mutations to Treat Genetic Diseases Translation Termination, mRNA Turnover, Suppression of Nonsense Mutations to Treat Genetic Diseases
BOPPANA SURESH Pathogenesis of maternal and congenital CMV infections Conenital infectionm CMV, hearing loss, newborn CMV screening, CMV reinfection
BRILES DAVID Pneumococcal virulence factors; mechanisms of action and use in vaccine Streptococcus pneumoniae, virulence, host immunity, vaccines, virulence factors, mechanisms of virulence, vaccine antigens
BRITT WILLIAM Human Herpesviruses, Molecular Virology and Pathogenesis cytomegalovirus, perinatal infections, virus assembly
CHATTOPADHYAY DEBASISH Structure-Function Analysis of Proteins Structural biology, Protein structure function, Malaria, Chagas' disease, Parasitic disease, Small pox, Bacterial pneumoniae
CHOW LOUISE Human papillomavirus DNA replication and pathogenesis HPV infections and cancers
COLLAWN JAMES Role of ion channels in cystic fibrosis Cystic Fibrosis; Endocytosis; Protein Trafficking, chymase, heart failure
DAVIS RANDALL The developmental immunology of lymphocytes and immunoreceptor biology. Lymphoproliferative disorders and mechanisms that contribute to lymphomagenesis and autoimmunity. Immunology, lymphoproliferative disorders, autoimmunity, B cells, Fc receptors, CLL, FCRL
DOKLAND TERJE Structural biology of viral assembly and bacterial pathogenicity Staphylococcus, pathogenicity, virus, assembly, bacteriophages, electron microscopy, cryo-EM, crystallography, 3D reconstruction
DYBVIG KEVIN Pathogenic mechanisms of mycoplasmas
FUJIHASHI KOHTARO The Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms for Mucosal Immunity in the Elderly; Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms for the Induction and Regulation of Mucosally Induced Tolerance; A Mucosal Internet Of gd, ab T Cells and Epithelial Cells for Mucosal Immunity; Mucosal Immunity in Murine Models of IBD
Mucosal Immunology, Oral Tolerance, Salivary IgA Antibody
GOEPFERT PAUL Determining the mechanisms allowing T cells to control HIV replication in vivo
GRAY MICHAEL Bacterial responses to oxidative stress microbiota, redox, stress, probiotics, reactive chlorine, inflammation
GREEN TODD virology, immunology, antibodies, kidney disease, nephropathy, protein structure, crystallography
HARRINGTON LAURIE Protective and Pathogenic CD4 T Cell Responses CD4 T cells, autoimmunity, immunological memory, cytokines
HARTMAN JOHN Experimental models of gene interaction networks that buffer human disease using cell array phenotyping of yeast gene knockout libraries yeast genetics, quantitative high throughput cell array phenotyping (Q-HTCP), gene interaction networks, cellular quiescence, aging, cystic fibrosis, chemotherapy response, systems biology, drug discovery, lab automation
HEL ZDENEK Immunology and pathogenesis of HIV-1 / AIDS; Neutrophil biology; Effect of hormonal contraception on immune system; Design of novel strategies for immunotherapy of cancer; Covid-19. Immunology, Neutrophils, HIV-1, Vaccine, Cancer, Covid-19.
HU HUI Transcriptional Regulation of Adaptive Immunity Tfh cell differentiation, GC responses, CD8+ T cell quiescence/activation, T cell responses, immune memory, vaccines
KNIGHT JOHN Oxalate Handling and Synthesis and its Relationship to Health and Disease Calcium oxalate kidney stone disease, Oxalobacter formigenes, primary hyperoxaluria
KRISHNA NEPALLI Structural Biology and Biomolecular NMR Spectroscopy Proteins, Structural Biology, NMR
LEAL SIXTO Infectious Disease Diagnostics, SARS-CoV-2, Mycology, and Effector Functions of Phagocytic Cells Clinical Microbiology, Medical Microbiology, Molecular Diagnostics, Microbiology, Neutrophils, PMNs, SARS-CoV-2, COVIDfungi, mold, mollicutes
LEAVENWORTH JIANMEI Cancer-Immune cell Crosstalk: Discovery of new targets for cancer immunotherapy Immunology, Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy, Treg, NK cells, glioma
LEFKOWITZ ELLIOT Microbial Genomics and Evolution; Bioinformatics, and Clinical Informatics Viruses, Evolution, Genomics, Bioinformatics, Biomedical Informatics
LORENZ ROBINNA Mucosal Immunology gastritis, helicobacter, inflammatory bowel disease, mucosal immunology, asthma, diabetes
MAYNARD CRAIG Intestinal Immune Regulation in Health and Disease immunoregulation, microbiota, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), regulatory T cells, anti-commensal antibodies
MICHALEK SUZANNE Immunological mechanisms involved in host/microbial interactions, and development of mucosal vaccines against infectious agents mucosal vaccines, inflammation, TLRs, T cell, cytokines, signaling pathways
MORROW CASEY Role of the Microbiome in Health and Disease Microbiome Management, Dysbiosis, NextGen DNA sequencing, Bioinformatics, Fecal Transplants, Cancer Metabolism, Drug/Antibiotic Impact On the Microbiome
NAHM MOON Adaptive and Innate Immune Responses to Pneumococci and Pneumonia Vaccines pneumococcus, capsule, innate immunity, pathogenesis, vaccines
NIEDERWEIS MICHAEL Novel proteins in the outer membrane of mycobacteria: Functions, structures, role in tuberculosis and applications tuberculosis, virulence, antibiotic resistance, membrane, proteins, transport, nanotechnology
NOVAK JAN Pathogenesis and treatments of chronic diseases, infectious diseases, cancer. IgA nephropathy. Mucosal immunology. Biomarkers.
PREVELIGE PETER Structural Biology of Viral Assembly and Infection
PRITCHARD DAVID Roles of Bacterial Glycoconjugates in Pathogenesis
RENFROW MATTHEW Analysis of Protein Glycosylation in Human Disease by High Resolution Mass Spectrometry Fourier transform mass spectrometry (FT-MS), protein glycosylation, IgA O-glycosylation, IgA nephropathy, proteomics, glycoproteomics
ROSS SHANNON Viral diversity in congenital cytomegalovirus infection cytomegalovirus, congenital infection, viral diversity
ROWE STEVEN Cystic Fibrosis Clinical and Translational Research cystic fibrosis, CFTR, nonsense mutations
SAAD JAMIL HIV-Host Interactions and Fas-Mediated Apoptosis HIV, NMR, Cancer, Drug design
SCHNEIDER DAVID Control of RNA polymerase I transcription cancer, gene expression, RNA processing, ribosomes, transcription, drug development, enzymology
SONG YUHUA An integrated multi-scale computational modeling and biological experimental research program to study apoptosis, cell adhesion and biomaterial design Computational Biology/Biomechanics, Mechanotransduction, Protein/Biomembrane structure and function, death receptor-mediated apoptosis, Cell adhesion, Biomaterials
SUN LIOU Aging, longevity and Alzheimer's Disease Aging, longevity and Alzheimer's Disease
SWORDS WILLIAM Opportunistic infections in the airway Biofilm, otitis media, COPD, quorum signaling, polymicrobial infection
THOMPSON SUNNIE Viral host pathogen interactions Host pathogen interactions, Mechanisms of viral translation, IRES, Polyomaviruses, Coronaviruses, Enteroviruses, Flaviviruses, Ribosome, Translational mechanisms in Cancer
TSE HUBERT The role of oxidative stress on autoimmune Type 1 diabetes Autoimmunity, Type 1 diabetes, Reactive Oxygen Species, T cell, Innate Immunity, Inflammation
TURNBOUGH CHARLES Structure/Function of the Bacillus anthracis Exosporium; Bacterial Gene Regulation anthrax, Bacillus anthracis, exosporium, E. coli, gene regulation. reiterative transcription, transcription start site switching
WALTER MARK Structure, Biochemistry, and Function of Cytokines involved in Viral pathogenesis and Autoimmunity structural biology, immunology, virology, cytokine, signaling, vaccine, protein design, lupus, interferon, IL-10
WEINMANN AMY Molecular mechanisms that regulate T cell differentiation programs T cell differentiation, epigenetics, metabolism, chromatin, gene programming, development
WHITLEY RICHARD Herpes simplex virus; varicella zoster virus; drug discovery; cytomegalovirus
YOTHER JANET Streptococcus pneumoniae capsular polysaccharides, genetics, and pathogenesis bacteria, genetics, pathogenesis, capsules, regulation
YUSUF NABIHA Innate immune mechanisms in tumor development toll like receptors, type I interferons, immune system, cancer, T-cells
ZAJAC ALLAN Anti-Viral Immunity; T Cell Responses; Immunological Memory Immunology, Virology, Pathogenesis, Vaccines, T cells