Molecular Microbiology Faculty
David Hendrixson, Ph.D.
Eric J. Hansen, Ph.D.
Neal Alto, Ph.D.
Research Interests: The intersection between human signal-transduction and bacterial pathogenesis; use of biochemical and cell biological analysis to define molecular mechanisms of microbial infectious disease
Cheng-Ming Chiang, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Transcriptional regulation in human papillomavirus and other small DNA tumor viruses; epigenetic control of viral minichromosomes; modulation of protein function by posttranslational modification
Marie Alda Gilles-Gonzalez, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Heme proteins that serve as oxygen sensors in M. tuberculosis, E. coli, and Rhizobia: characterization of signal-transduction mechanisms of these sensors and their roles in host-microbial interactions
David Greenberg, M.D.
Research Interests: Gram-negative infections in the immunocompromised host; host-pathogen interactions; novel therapeutics in Gram-negative infections
David Hendrixson, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Identification and genetic regulation of bacterial virulence and colonization factors; development of bacterial-host relationships
Beth Levine, M.D.
Research Interests: Host-pathogen interactions; autophagy in innate immunity against intracellular pathogens; autophagy in cell death regulation and cancer biology
Tony Michael, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Genomics-driven biochemical discovery in microbial metabolism; evolution of biosynthetic pathways; role of polyamines in bacterial growth, proliferation, biofilm formation and pathogenesis.
Michael Shiloh, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Interests: Mycobacterium tuberculosis pathogenesis; role of carbon monoxide (CO) in host-pathogen interactions; innate immune response to intracellular pathogens.
Nancy E. Street, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Research Interests: Activation and differentiation of murine T-helper cell; the role of T-helper cells in tumor dormancy and infectious disease
Iwona Stroynowski, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Structure-function of major histocompatibility antigens
Ellen S. Vitetta, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Therapy of B-cell tumors; immunotoxins in cancer and AIDS; tumor dormancy; AIDS latency
Felix Yarovinsky, M.D.
Research Interests: Toll-like receptor signaling, dendritic cells, and host-pathogen interactions
Dorothy C. Yuan, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Molecular analysis of regulation of immunoglobulin synthesis and B-NK cell interactions