Faculty Labs/Research

Department of Immunology faculty members have a wide range of research interests.

Edward K. Wakeland, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Research interests: Genetic susceptibility to autoimmune diseases
Wakeland Laboratory

Primary Faculty

David Farrar, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Research interests: Cytokine signaling and peripheral T cell development
Farrar Lab

James Forman, D.M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Research interests: Role of class I antigens in CD8 and NK cell function

Lora Hooper, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Research interests: Host-microbial interactions and mucosal immunity
Hooper Lab

Chandrashekhar Pasare, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Research interests: Toll-like receptors and control of adaptive immunity
Pasare Lab

Iwona Stroynowski, Ph.D.
Professor
Research interests: Non-classical MHC molecules and their role in tissue-specific immune function
Stroynowski Lab

Nicolai van Oers, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Research interests: T cell receptor signaling and regulation of effector function
van Oers Lab

Sally Ward, Ph.D.
Professor
Research interests: T cell receptor recognition, autoimmunity, and antibody homeostasis
Ward Lab

Felix Yarovinsky, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Research interests: Toll-like receptor signaling, dendritic cells, and host-pathogen interactions

Quan-Zhen Li, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Associate Director of the Microarray Core Facility
Research interests: Developing and using high through-put microarray, 2nd generation sequencing, and other genomic analysis tolls to identify and characterize disease related genes and pathways

Secondary Faculty

William Garrard, Ph.D.
Professor, Molecular Biology
Research interests: Chromosome structure and transcriptional regulation in eukaryotes

Nancy Monson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurology
Research interests: The role of B cells in the pathogenicity of multiple sclerosis

Anne Satterthwaite, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology
Research interests: B cell receptor signaling and the regulation of B cell development

Mark Siegelman, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Pathology
Research interests: Regulation of leukocyte trafficking, adhesion and extravasation

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