Faculty

Primary Faculty

Fearns Rachel Fearns, Ph.D.
Ernest Barsamian, MD Professor
Chair of Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
650 Albany Street, X231C· 617-358-9287 · rfearns@bu.edu
Transcription and replication mechanisms of non-segmented negative strand RNA viruses
Akiyama Hisashi Akiyama, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
650 Albany Street, X343B · 617-358-1773 · hakiyama@bu.edu
Molecular and cellular biology of HIV
Jeffrey L. Browning, Ph.D.
Research Professor of Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
72 East Concord Street, E520 · 617-638-4309 · browninj@bu.edu
Changes in the dermal vascular and stromal systems in systemic sclerosis
Connor John H. Connor, Ph.D.
Professor of Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
Investigator, National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories
620 Albany Street · 617-358-9155 · jhconnor@bu.edu
Virus/Host interaction; viral domination of protein synthesis; antiviral compounds, systems biology of viral hemorrhagic fever, novel approaches to virus detection
Robert Davey, Ph.D.
Investigator, National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories
Professor of Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
Assistant Director of Graduate Studies for Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
620 Albany Street, NEIDL · 617-358-9166 · radavey@bu.edu
Host factor-based therapy development and infection mechanism for filoviruses and other high containment viruses
Ratnakar Deole, PhD
Assistant Professor of Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
Director of Graduate Studies for Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
Course Director, Dental Microbiology & Immunology
650 Albany Street, X231B · 617-358-7673 · rdeole@bu.edu
Dental Education
Florian Douam, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
Peter Paul Career Development Professor
Investigator, National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories
620 Albany Street · NEIDL 5 · 617-358-9174 ·
fdouam@bu.edu
Molecular mechanisms regulating human immune responses during viral infection
Anthony Griffiths, Ph.D.
Professor of Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
Investigator, National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories
620 Albany Street, NEIDL 503 · 617-358-2900 ·
ahgriff@bu.edu
Filovirus pathogenesis, animal model development, viral persistence and latency, advanced development of vaccines and therapeutics for high consequence pathogens
Gummuluru Suryaram Gummuluru, Ph.D.
Professor and Vice-Chair of Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
Director, Immunology Training Program
650 Albany Street, X343C · 617-358-1774 · rgummulu@bu.edu
Enveloped Virus Entry Mechanisms; Innate Immune Evasion Mechanisms; Inflammation & HIV; Nanotherapeutics
Adam Hume, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories

620 Albany Street, NEIDL 4 · 617-358-9151 · hume@bu.edu
Reverse genetic systems to study novel filoviruses; organoid modeling of viral infection
John Misasi, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories
620 Albany Street, NEIDL 4 · 617-358-8543 · jmisasi@bu.edu
The relationship between the quality of antibodies produced, disease severity, and long-term immunity
Elke Mühlberger, Ph.D.
Professor of Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
Investigator, National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories
620 Albany Street · 617-358-9153 · muehlber@bu.edu
Host response to filovirus infection; molecular mechanisms of filovirus replication and transcription
Oberhaus Stephanie M. Oberhaus, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
Course Director, Dental Microbiology & Immunology
72 East Concord Street, R508 · 617-358-1777 · oberhaus@bu.edu
Medical and Dental Education
Cappione Jennifer Snyder-Cappione, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
650 Albany Street, X244E · 617-358-7733 · cappione@bu.edu
Immune cell exhaustion; iNKT cell differentiation; ex vivo cellular functional profiling
Nancy Sullivan, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology and Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
Director, National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories
620 Albany Street · 617-358-9177 · njsull@bu.edu 
Adriana Tomic, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
Investigator, National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories
620 Albany Street, NEIDL 501P · 617-358-6861 · atomic@bu.edu
Systems immunology: Data-driven approaches to decipher viral-host interplay
Viglianti2 Gregory A. Viglianti, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean, Graduate Medical Sciences
Associate Professor of Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
72 East Concord Street, L317 · 617-358-9543 · 617-358-9543 · gviglian@bu.edu

Secondary Faculty

anderson Deborah J. Anderson, Ph.D.
Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology and Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
670 Albany St, Ste 516 · 617-414-8482 · Deborah.Anderson@bmc.org
Mucosal immunology in genital tissues; mechanisms of HIV-1 transmission
Daniel Cifuentes, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
71 East Concord Street, K420 · 617-358-4521 · dcb@bu.edu
Post-transcriptional regulation of RNA in virus and vertebrate systems
Nicholas A. Crossland, D.V.M.
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
Director, NEIDL Comparative Pathology Laboratory
620 Albany Street · 617-358-9285 · ncrossla@bu.edu
Viral host interactions; pathogenesis; pre-clinical model development
Henderson Andrew J. Henderson, Ph.D.
Professor Medicine and Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
Assistant Dean, Division of Graduate Medical Sciences
650 Albany Street, X645 · 617-414-5240 · hender@bu.edu, andrew.henderson@bmc.org
Cellular signals that regulate HIV transcription and replication
Ingalls Robin Ingalls, M.D.
Professor of Medicine and Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
650 Albany Street, X629 · 617-414-4778 · ringalls@bu.edu
Reproductive immunology and the pathogenesis of gonococcal and chlamydia infections
Kramnik Igor Kramnik, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine and Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
Investigator, National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories
620 Albany Street  · 617-358-9187 · ikramnik@bu.edu
Genes controlling host resistance and susceptibility to tuberculosis; biology of tuberculosis granulomas; mechanisms of macrophage activation and differentiation
Mizgerd Joseph P. Mizgerd, D.Sc.
Professor of Medicine and Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
Director, Pulmonary Center
72 East Concord Street, R-3 · 617-358-1186 · jmizgerd@bu.edu
Acute lower respiratory tract infection; cytokines; innate immunity; neutrophil recruitment and activation; pneumonia; transcriptional and post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression
Gustavo Mostoslavsky, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine and Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
Co Director at Center for Regenerative Medicine (CReM)
670 Albany Street, Room 209 · 617-358-1018 · gmostosl@bu.edu
Stem cell biology and gene therapy
Rifkin Ian R. Rifkin, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine and Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
650 Albany Street, X514 · 617-638-7325 · irifkin@bu.edu
Mechanisms responsible for the pathogenesis of systemic lupus erythematosus and lupus-associated atherosclerosis
Sagar Manish Sagar, M.D.
Professor of Medicine and Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
650 Albany Street, X647 · 617-414-5239 · msagar@bu.edu
HIV transmission pathogenesis and role of antibodies in protecting against infection
Lee M. Wetzler, M.D.
Professor of Medicine and Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
650 Albany Street, X638 · 617-414-4394 · lwetzler@bu.edu
Vaccine development; microbial immunity and pathogenesis; effect of bacterial products on eukaryotic cells

Volunteer and Adjunct Faculty

Hans-Dooms-2-224x300 Hans Dooms, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine and Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
Boston University School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, National Jewish Health
hdooms@bu.edu
T cell dysfunction and regulation in autoimmune disease
Anna Honko, Ph.D.
Volunteer Research Associate Professor of Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
Director of Preclinical Biology, Apriori Bio
honko@bu.edu
Hemorrhagic fever viral pathogenesis, animal model development, utilization of implantable telemetry for real-time physiologic data, advanced development of medical countermeasures
Linda E. Hyman, Ph.D.
Volunteer Professor of Virology, Immunology & Microbiology
Burroughs Wellcome Director of Education, Marine Biological Laboratories
lhyman@mbl.edu
The fungal response to simulated microgravity

Emeritus Faculty

Paul H. Black, M.D.
Professor


Ronald B. Corley, PhD
Professor


Thomas B. Kepler, Ph.D.

Professor

Elinor M. Levy, Ph.D.
Associate Professor