Global Biothreats Training Program Faculty

Herve Agaisse

Agaisse, Hervé

Genetic approaches, cellular and molecular biology of intracellular pathogen infection

Stacey Burgess

Burgess, Stacey L.

Understanding how exposures in the intestine can influence the broader immune system.

Carrie Cowardin

Cowardin, Carrie A.

The maternal and infant microbiome in childhood growth and immunity

Alison Criss

Criss, Alison K.

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of Neisserial pathogenesis

Sarah Ewald

Ewald, Sarah

Innate immunity, chronic disease, host-parasite interactions, Toxoplasma gondii, proteomics

Jennifer Guler

Guler, Jennifer

Mechanisms of Genetic and Metabolic Adaptation in the Malaria Parasite, Plasmodium falciparum

Young Hahn

Hahn, Young S.

Immune regulation for HCV infection and chronic liver inflammation

Scott Heysell

Heysell, Scott Kirkland

Multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB); pharmacokinetics; clinical application of diagnostics for TB; clinical trials to optimize TB treatment; chronic illness/ TB integration

Eric Houpt

Houpt, Eric Robert

Molecular diagnostics, Tuberculosis, Global Health

Molly Hughes

Hughes, Molly A.

Biodefense and emerging pathogens

Chelsea Marie

Marie, Chelsea

Human intestinal parasitology

Shannon Moonah

Moonah, Shannon N.

Host-pathogen interactions; molecular parasitology; mucosal inflammation; immunopathology and repair. Our research interests evolved from studying a parasite that causes inflammation of the gut, similar to IBD.

Christopher Moore

Moore, Christopher C.

Sepsis pathophysiology with particular interest in the role of the innate immune system; sepsis pathophysiology, management, and outcomes of HIV infected patients in sub-Saharan Africa.

William Petri

Petri, William A.

Immune mechanisms of defense against COVID-19 and enteric (diarrheal) infections

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Pires, Marcos

Chemistry

James Platts-Mills

Platts-Mills, James A

Enteric diseases, molecular diagnostics and infectious disease epidemiology.

Jie Sun

Sun, Jie

Viral immunology, T cells, Macrophages, Tissue repair

Cirle Warren

Warren, Cirle A.

Prevention and treatment of C. difficile infection. Role of microbiota in health and disease. Infections in special populations- elderly, pregnant women and racial/ethnic minority groups.

 

Additional faculty with research interests aligned with Global Biothreats can be found in the Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health and the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology.