Faculty and Research

Greg Barton, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Innate Immune System

Steven E. Brenner, Ph.D.
Computational Genomics

Gertrude Buehring, Ph.D.
Bovine Leukemia Virus and its Possible Role in Causing Breast Cancer

Laurent Coscoy, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Molecular Mechanisms of Immune Evasion in Viral Infection

Jeff Cox

Jeffrey Cox, Ph.D.

C.H. Li Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Endocrinology, Professor of Immunology and Pathogenesis

Suzanne Fleiszig, Ph.D.
Microbiology, Immunology, Infectious Disease, Corneal and Tear Physiology

Wayne M Getz, Ph.D.
Population Modeling Epidemiology and Resource Wildlife Management

Britt A. Glaunsinger, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Mechanisms by which Herpesviruses Promote Global Decay of Cellular mRNAs During Lytic Infection

Karsten Gronet

Karsten Gronert, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair Vision Science Program

School of Optometry

Eva Harris, Ph.D.

Ph.D. IDI PhD Graduate Group Program Head, Head Graduate Advisor
Molecular Virology, Pathogenesis, and Epidemiology of Dengue Scientific Capacity Building in Developing Countries

Amy Herr, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Biomedical Instrumentation; BioMEMS, Nanotechnology, Robotics

Luke Lee , Ph.D.
BIOE Quantum Nanoplasmonics, Single Cell Analysis

Fenyong Liu

Fenyong Liu, Ph.D.
Biology of Human Viruses, Development of Novel Antiviral Agents and Biochemistry of Nucleic Acids and RNA Enzymes


Sangwei Lu, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor
Pathogenesis and Transmission of Salmonella, Foodborne Pathogens Foodborne Diseases – Detection and Prevention

Terry Machen, Ph.D.
Epithelial Transport; Cellular and Membrane Physiology

Kara L. Nelson, Ph.D.
Natural Systems for Water and Wastewater Treatment, Detection and Inactivation of Pathogens in Water and Sludge


Daniel Portnoy, Ph.D.
Intracellular Pathogens, Listeria Monocytogenes, Cell Biology and Innate Immunity

Arthur Reingold, M.D.
Opportunistic infections in AIDS patients; Emerging and re-emerging infections

Vincent Resh , Ph.D.
Aquatic Biology, Water Pollution, Modeling, Entomology

Lee Riley, M.D.
IDV Division Chair and IDV MPH Program Head
Pathogenesis of Mycobacterial and Enteric Pathogens, Molecular Epidemiology of Tuberculosis,  Field Epidemiology and International Health, Focused on Slum Health


Ellen Robey, Ph.D.
Fate Determination in the T-lymphocyte Lineage

Sensabaugh 2014

George Sensabaugh, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus

Professor of Biomedical and Forensic Sciences
Genetic Characterization of Human and Microbial Populations, Human Genetics and Health, Forensic Science

Nilabh Shastri, Ph.D.
Mechanisms of Immunesurveillance

Kimmen Sjolander, Ph.D.
Development of Novel Computational Methods for Biological Discovery

Sarah Stanley

Sarah Stanley, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Richard Stephens,Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
Molecular Interactions of Chlamydia and the Host in the Context of Specific Microbe-Cell Interaction, Molecular Epidemiology of Chlamydial Infections

John W. Taylor, Ph.D.
Evolution of Fungi

Russell Vance, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Host-pathogen Interactions

Matthew Welch, Ph.D.
The role of the Actin Cytoskeleton in Cell Locomotion

Qiang Zhou, Ph.D.
Biochemistry of HIV Gene Expression and Transcriptional Elongation