Bacterial, Viral and Fungal Pathogenesis

Jorge Benach* Pathogenesis of spirochetal infections and host responses
Elizabeth Boon Prokaryotic nitric oxide biology
Maurizio Del Poeta Fungal pathogenesis
Bettina Fries Pathogenesis of Cryptococcus neoformans chronic infections; staphylococcal exterotoxin B
Hwan Kim Rickettsia pathogenesis
James Konopka Signal transduction, morphogenesis and genetics of pathogenic fungi
Laurie T. Krug* Virus-host interactions during chronic gammaherpesvirus infection
Ellen Li Gut Microbiome and Human Disease
Erich R. Mackow Determinants of viral pathogenesis; Hantaviruses, Rotaviruses, Dengue viruses, influenza viruses
David Montrose Modulation of host intrinsic and extrinsic factors in the GI tract to prevent and treat colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease
Daniel Salamango Virus subversion of host antiviral responses; HIV-1, influenza viruses, SARS-CoV-2
Jessica Seeliger Synthesis and assembly of cell membranes in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Brian Sheridan Yersinia pathogenesis and subversion of host responses
David Thanassi Secretion of virulence factors by bacterial pathogens; pilus biogenesis by uropathogenic Escherichia coli
Adrianus van der Velden Host interactions with Salmonella
Eckard Wimmer* Molecular biology of poliovirus replication; picornaviral pathogenesis
*Not currently accepting graduate students