Immunology Faculty

Name / MSTP / Rank Department/Program Research Description
Allen, LeeAnn, PhD
Mentor
Professor
Internal Medicine
Microbiology
Molecular & Cellular Biology
Immunology
Phagocyte biology with a particular focus on interactions of pathogenic bacteria with macrophages and neutrophils
Badovinac, Vladimir, PhD
Mentor
Associate Professor
Pathology
Immunology
Generation and manipulation of memory CD8 T cell responses
Bishop, Gail, PhD
Mentor
Professor
Microbiology
Internal Medicine
Molecular & Cellular Biology
Immunology
Translational Biomedicine
Analysis of molecular mechanisms of regulation of B lymphocyte activation
Colgan, John, PhD
Mentor
Associate Professor
Internal Medicine
Cell & Developmental Biology
Immunology
Molecular & Cellular Biology
Signal transduction pathways that control of the development and function of lymphocytes
Elliott, David, MD, PhD
Mentor
Professor
Internal Medicine
Immunology
Translational Biomedicine
Mechanisms that control inflammatory reactions
Harty, John, PhD
Mentor
Professor
Microbiology
Immunology
Immunobiology of T cell responses to pathogens
Hirsch, Raphael, MD
Mentor
Professor and Head
Pediatrics
Immunology
Inflammatory mediators in arthritis
Houtman, Jon, PhD
Mentor
Associate Professor
Microbiology
Internal Medicine
Molecular & Cellular Biology
Immunology
Role of Adaptor Proteins in T Cell Activation
Karandikar, Nitin, MD, PhD
Mentor
Professor and Head
Pathology
Immunology
Molecular & Cellular Biology
Immune interactions underlying the pathogenesis and regulation of immune-based diseases
Legge, Kevin, PhD
Mentor
Associate Professor
Pathology
Microbiology
Immunology
Dendritic Cell Immunobiology and Pulmonary Immunity
Lieberman, Scott, MD, PhD
Associate Mentor
Assistant Professor
Pediatrics (Rheumatology)
Immunology
Role of T cells in the initiation of lacrimal and salivary gland autoimmunity characteristic of Sjogren syndrome.
Mangalam, Ashutoh, PhD
New Mentor
Assistant Professor
Pathology
Immunology
Microbiome-gut-brain axis in health and disease
Morita, Craig, MD, PhD
Mentor
Professor
Internal Medicine
Immunology
Nonpeptide antigen recognition by gamma-delta T cells
Nauseef, William, MD
Mentor
Professor
Internal Medicine
Microbiology
Immunology
Human polymorphonuclear neutrophil metabolism and function
Perlman, Stanley, MD, PhD
Mentor
Professor
Microbiology
Immunology
Neuroscience
Translational Biomedicine
Pathogenesis of virus-induced demyelination
Schlievert, Patrick, PhD
Mentor
Professor and Chair
Microbiology
Internal Medicine
Immunology
Molecular Pathogenesis, Drug Discovery, and Immunology; Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococci and Enterococci
Smith, Richard, MD
Mentor
Professor
Otolaryngology
Internal Medicine
Genetics
Immunology
Molecular & Cellular Biology
Neurosciences
Informatics
Inherited hearing impairment
Varga, Steve, PhD
Mentor
Professor
Microbiology
Immunology
Viral immunology and immunopathology
Vyas, Yatin, MD, MBBS
Mentor
Professor
Pediatrics
Immunology
Molecular & Cellular Biology
Epigenetic Regulation of the Transcription Program of Th1-network genes by WASP
Weiner, George, MD
Mentor
Professor
Internal Medicine
Immunology
Translational Biomedicine
Immune response to lymphoma; Bispecific therapeutic antibodies.
Weiss, Jerrold, PhD
Mentor
Professor
Internal Medicine
Microbiology
Immunology
Human Toxicology
Translational Biomedicine
Role and regulation of mammalian innate immune recognition systems (focus: Gram-negative bacteria and endotoxin)
Wilson, Mary, MD
Mentor
Professor
Internal Medicine
Microbiology
Epidemiology
Molecular & Cellular Biology
Immunology
Genetics
Translational Biomedicine
Immunobiology, genetics, and molecular biology of visceral leishmaniasis in murine and human hosts
Xue, Hai-Hui (Howard), MD, PhD
Mentor
Associate Professor
Microbiology
Immunology
Transcriptional control of lymphocyte development and function
Zavazava, Nicholas, MD, PhD
Mentor
Professor
Internal Medicine
Immunology
Molecular mechanisms of embryonic stem cell differentiation
Zhang, Weizhou, PhD
New Mentor
Assistant Professor
Pathology
Immunology
Molecular & Cellular Biology
Mechanistic study related to breast cancer-initiating cells and tumor microenvironment