Host-Pathogen Interactions

Hisashi Akiyama, Ph.D.

Molecular and cellular biology of HIV

anderson

Deborah J Anderson, Ph.D.

Mucosal immunology in genital tissues; mechanisms of HIV-1 transmission

Connor

John H. Connor, Ph.D.

Virus/Host interaction; viral domination of protein synthesis; antiviral compounds, systems biology of viral hemorrhagic fever, novel approaches to virus detection

Corley_Ronald

Ronald B. Corley, Ph.D.

Chairman

Immune responses; the innate-adaptive interface

Robert Davey, Ph.D.

Host factor-based therapy development and infection mechanism for filoviruses and other high containment viruses

Florian Douam, Ph.D.

Molecular mechanisms regulating human immune responses during viral infection

Fearns

Rachel Fearns, Ph.D.

Control of respiratory syncytial virus RNA synthesis

Galagan

James E. Galagan, Ph.D.

Mycobacterium tuberculosis regulatory networks

Anthony Griffiths, Ph.D.

Filovirus pathogenesis, animal model development, viral persistence and latency, advanced development of vaccines and therapeutics for high consequence pathogens

Gummuluru

Suryaram Gummuluru, Ph.D.

Enveloped Virus Entry Mechanisms; Innate Immune Evasion Mechanisms; Inflammation & HIV; Nanotherapeutics

Henderson

Andrew J. Henderson, Ph.D.

Cellular signals that regulate HIV transcription and replication

Anna Honko, Ph.D.

Hemorrhagic fever viral pathogenesis, animal model development, utilization of implantable telemetry for real-time physiologic data, advanced development of medical countermeasures

Ingalls

Robin Ingalls, M.D.

Reproductive immunology and the pathogenesis of gonococcal and chlamydia infections

Kramnik

Igor Kramnik, Ph.D.

Genes controling host resistance and susceptibility to tuberculosis; biology of tuberculosis granulomas; mechanisms of macrophage activation and differentiation

Mizgerd

Joseph P. Mizgerd, Sc.D.

Acute lower respiratory tract infection; cytokines; innate immunity; neutrophil recruitment and activation; pneumonia; transcriptional and post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression

Muhlberger

Elke M├╝hlberger, Ph.D.

Host response to filovirus infection; molecular mechanisms of filovirus replication and transcription

Sagar

Manish Sagar, M.D.

HIV transmission pathogenesis and role of antibodies in protecting against infection

Viglianti

Gregory A. Viglianti, Ph.D.

Molecular biology of HIV-1; the role of virus-host cell interactions in pathogenesis

Lee M. Wetzler, M.D.

Vaccine development; microbial immunity and pathogenesis; effect of bacterial products on eukaryotic cells