Biological and Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program

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Immunology & Infectious Disease Faculty

Antczak
Douglas Antczak

Pregnancy immunology; immunogenetics; equine immunology
Appleton
Judy Appleton
Immunity to nematode parasites colonizing mucosal sites
August
Avery August
Regulation of T-cell activation, development and function; regulation of T-cell differentation; regulation of mast cell function; regulation of eosinophil
Bowman
Dwight Bowman
Immune response of hosts to parasites; immunodiagnostics; vaccine validation
Bynoe
Margaret Bynoe
Cellular immunology; immunochemistry; immunopathology; infection and immunity; molecular basis of antigen-induced immune suppression and the modulation of the innate immune system response in autoimmune diseases and immunity against cancer.
Chang
Yung-Fu Chang
Vaccine development; adjuvant and vaccine delivery system; immunopathology of infections disease; molecular basis of bacterial pathogenesis; host defense mechanisms
Clark
Theodore Clark
Moleculary parasitology; fish immunology
Denkers
Eric Denkers
Immunity to protozoan parasites
Dietiert
Rodney Dietert
Genetic regulation of macrophage function; immnuotoxicity
Duhamel
Gerald Duhamel
Mechanisms of infectious diseases with particular emphasis on molecular mechanisms of bacterial infections in animal models of human diseases, primarily understanding host-pathogen relationships
Felippe
Maria Julia Bevilaqua Felippe
Cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in B cell response; neonatal immunology and response to vaccination; immunomodulation using biologic response modifiers; cancer immunotherapy; characterization of primary and secondary immunodeficiencies
Gavalchin
Jerrie Gavalchin
Pathogenetic mechanisms in autoimmunity
Gilbert
Robert Gilbert
Theriogenology; bovine health and reproduction; pathogens involved in regulation of immune responses by hormonal or nutritional factors
Howloka
David Holowka
Molecular immunology; biophysical chemistry and cell biology
Leifer
Cynthia Leifer
Understanding innate immunity from the inside out; toll-like receptors; signaling; dendritic cells; controlling microbial infection
March
John March
Metabolic and signal engineering; biotechnology; biological engineering
Marquis
Helene Marquis
Pathogenesis of listeria monocytogenes; listeria-based vaccines; immunomodulatory function of listeria
mehta
Saurabh Mehta
Global Health (active research projects in India, East Africa, and Latin America); Infectious Disease Epidemiology, particularly HIV, Tuberculosis, and Neglected Tropical Diseases; Nutritional Interventions and Nutritional Modulation of the Immune Response 
Parker
John Parker
Mechanisms of apoptosis induction by the mammalian reoviruses and regulation; process of infection, entry, and cellular response to feline calicivirus
Parrish
Colin Parrish
Virus structure, function and evolution using parvovirus and influenza as models for viral emergence and host switching
Qi
Ling Qi
Unfolded protein response; immunity and inflammation; obesity and diabetes
Rudd
Brian Rudd
Developmental immunology; host response to infection
Russell
David Russell
The biology of intracellular infection, with emphasis on mycobacteria
Schukken
Ynte Schukken
Immune response in pate gestation; immune response to intramammary infections in the bovine
Simpson
Kenneth Simpson
Host pathogen interactions in inflammatory bowel disease and helicobacter infection of the gastrointestinal tract
Spndermann
Holger Sondermann
Protein structure and function; bacteria pathogensis; biochemistry and biophysics
GVW
Gerlinde Van de Walle
alphaherpesvirus pathogenesis; basic biology/immunology of mesenchymal stem cells for regenerative therapy;
mammary gland stem cell biology and carcinogenesis
Nydam
Daryl Van Nydam
Immune response to zoonotic infectious diseases in neonates; immune response interaction with energy balance in periparturient mammals
wAGNER
Bettina Wagner
Antibody structure and functions; immune mechanisms of allergy; neonatal tolerance; immunogenetics; immune reagents for veterinary species
wHITTAKER
Gary Whittaker
Viral pathogenesis; virus-bacteria co-infection