Infectious Diseases Training Program Faculty
Genetic approaches, cellular and molecular biology of intracellular pathogen infection
T Lymphocyte Responses To Virus Infection
Natural Killer Cells, Viral Immunity, Genetic basis of host resistance to viral infection, Tumor immunity, Immune cell regulation
Role of Arf family GTPases in vesicular transport and cytoskeleton assembly.
Cell Biology of bacterial pathogenesis.
The innate immune response to bacterial infection.
Herpes Simplex Virus Infection of Neurons
Cellular and molecular mechanisms of Neisserial pathogenesis
Host/pathogen Interaction - Chlamydia Infection
Mobile technologies to improve adherence to HIV medications in rural populations.
Recognition, diagnosis, pathogenesis, impact, treatment and prevention of enteric infections; global health and tropical infectious diseases
Mechanisms of Genetic and Metabolic Adaptation in the Malaria Parasite, Plasmodium falciparum
Immune regulation for HCV infection and chronic liver inflammation
Post Transcriptional Gene Regulation and the Molecular Biology of Human Retroviruses
Immune response to infectious disease in the CNS
Multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB); pharmacokinetics; clinical application of diagnostics for TB; clinical trials to optimize TB treatment; chronic illness/ TB integration
Molecular diagnostics, Tuberculosis, Global Health
Biodefense and emerging pathogens
Physical mechanisms of infectious disease; influenza infection; membrane fusion; antibiotic resistance; molecular dynamics simulation; machine learning.
Bacterial cell signaling, host-pathogen interactions, intestinal pathogens
Hematologic malignancies; bone marrow disorders; leukemia; large granular lymphocyte (LGL)
Pathogenicity of Francisella tularensis and vaccines
Pathogenesis of diarrheagenic Escherichia coli and Shigella.
Systems biology, infectious disease, cancer, toxicology, metabolic engineering
Immune mechanisms of defense against enteric (diarrheal) infections
Human Immunodeficiency; Virus Gene Expression
Biomembrane Structure and Function; Cell Entry of Enveloped Viruses; Neurosecretion by Exocytosis; Structure of Bacterial Pathogen Membrane Proteins; Lipid-Protein Interactions
Recognition, pathogenesis, impact, and control of enteric infections.