Primary Faculty

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Rocky Baker, Pharm

Assistant Research Professor


David J. Barton, PhD
Professor

Picornavirus RNA translation and replication; hepatitis C virus and innate antiviral immunity

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Leslie Berg, PhD

Professor, Chair
T cell activation, differentiation, and responses to infection and how these processes are regulated by T cell antigen receptor signaling

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Aimee Bernard, PhD
Assistant Professor

The classroom is my laboratory; reimagining immunology education through creativity and innovation


Kelly Doran, PhD
Professor

Studying host - pathogen interactions in the central nervous system (CNS) and the female reproductive tract during infection and colonization

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Breck Duerkop, PhD
Associate Professor

Phage-bacteria interactions and mobile DNA related to antibiotic resistant bacteria and the microbiota

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Rachel S. Friedman, PhD

Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes

Associate Professor

Cell trafficking in type 1 diabetes; Immunotherapeutics development


Laurent Gapin, PhD
Professor

Mechanisms of iNKT cell development and antigen recognition

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Andrew Getahun, PhD
Assistant Professor

Regulation of B cell activation

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Jenna Guthmiller, PhD
Assistant Professor

Underlying host and viral factors that limit broadly protective humoral immunity to inform next-generation influenza virus vaccine design.


Katie Haskins, PhD

Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes

Professor

Immunoregulation in autoimmune diabetes; pancreatic beta-cell autoantigens

Curtis Henry, PhD

Associate Professor


Alexander Horswill, PhD

Professor 
Bacterial pathogenesis including quorum-sensing signal production, biofilm development mechanisms, virulence factor function in host-pathogen


Jordan Jacobelli, PhD

Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes

Associate Professor

Lymphocyte trafficking and cell-cell interactions in health and disease

Kimberly Jordan, PhD

Assistant Research Professor


Ross Kedl, PhD
Professor 

Intersection between innate and adaptive signals which lead to potent cellular immunity; exploration of how these signals might be manipulated for vaccine development and design


Marijke Keestra-Gounder, PhD

Assistant Professor
The major focus of my research program is to elucidate pathways of innate immunity that can distinguish harmless microbes from pathogens, thereby enabling the host to mount responses that are commensurate with the threat.

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Ju Sim Kim, PhD

Assistant Research Professor

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Jared Klarquist, PhD

Assistant Research Professor

Our research focuses on B cell and CD8 T cell cross-talk. Specifically, we are investigating how B cells promote CD8 T cell responses to vaccines and how they contribute to naïve CD8 T cell homeostasis.

Julie Lang, PhD

Associate Research Professor

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Laurel Lenz, PhD

Professor 
Mechanisms for regulation of innate immune cell function and inflammation; impact of these in the context of microbial infections and in other disease contexts; and therapeutic implications

Liyen Loh, PhD
Assistant Research Professor

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Thomas E. Morrison, PhD

Professor 
Immunological mechanisms that influence the clearance or persistence of arboviruses and protozoan parasites; molecular mechanisms by which pathogens counteract host innate and adaptive immune responses

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Angela Nalwoga, PhD

Assistant Research Professor

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Kyla Ost, PhD

Assistant Professor

Interactions between commensal fungi and adaptive immune responses in the gut microbiome that impact fungal commensalism, fungal virulence, and inflammatory bowel disease.

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Roberta Pelanda, PhD

Professor

Molecular mechanisms of B cell development and selection and the development of autoimmunity

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Mercedes Rincon, PhD

Professor 
Areas of research are Role of p38 MAPK and GSK3β in T cell development and function as well as IL-6 as a key regulator of T cell immune response in inflammatory diseases and cancer.

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Brian Russo, PhD

Assistant Professor

We are interested in uncovering the molecular mechanisms required for bacteria to cause infection and are focused on the intestinal pathogen Shigella flexneri

Katherine Sabourin, PhD

Assistant Research Professor

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Michael Schurr, PhD

Associate Professor
Transcriptional regulation and molecular biology of bacterial virulence factors


Jill Slansky, PhD

Professor
Immune response to cancer

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Raul Torres, PhD

Professor 
B cell development and antibody response, regulation of tumor immunity by lysophospholipids

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Linda van Dyk, PhD

Professor, Vice Chair

Genetic and molecular approaches to infection and pathogenesis by lymphotropic herpesviruses

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Andrés Vázquez-Torres, DVM, PhD

Professor 
Molecular and redox determinants in the pathogenesis of intracellular bacteria

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Martin Voskuil, PhD

Associate Professor
Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Burkholderia pseudomallei mechanisms of latency and drug tolerance

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Chuangqi Wang, PhD

Assistant Research Professor

Systems Immunology and Quantitative Imaging, Host-Pathogen Interaction, Humoral and Cellular Immune Correlates

Immunology Microbiology (SOM)

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