Lab Websites

The Hewlett Lab studies bacterial toxins and molecular pathogenesis, with long-term emphasis on adenylate cyclase toxin, and the pathophysiology of infection with Bordetella pertussis.




The Petri Lab studies enteric infections and their consequences in children of the developing world. The scope of research includes molecular parasitology, host defense and Clostridium difficile in the lab at UVa, and in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan studies of infant vaccines and undernutrition.