Program Faculty and Research Projects

Werner Braun, PhD

Computational Tools for T- and B-cell Epitope Prediction

Donald Bouyer, PhD

Pathological Evaluation of Host-Orientia Interactions

William Calhoun, PhD

Asthma Clinical Research Network

Ashok Chopra, PhD, CSc

Identification of New Antigens for a Plague Vaccine

Yingzi Cong, PhD

Role of CBir-1 Flagellin-Specific Th17 and Th1 Cells in Colitis

Jianli Dong, MD, PhD

Triple therapy of melanoma, telomerase promoter SNP assay

Tonyia Eaves-Pyles, PhD

Francisella tularensis: Characterizing Lung Innate Immunity

Mahmoud Eltorky, MD, PhD

Companion KRAS/BRAF Assay for Anti-EGFR Cancer Therapy

Rong Fang, MD, PhD

Imaging of Evasion of Rickettsiae from Autophagic Killing

Nisha Garg, PhD

Pathogenesis of Oxidative Stress in Chagasic Myocarditis

Jere McBride, PhD

Protective Glycopeptide Immunodeterminants of Ehrlichia

Gregg Milligan, PhD

Vaccine-Elicited and Neuronal T cell Responses

Krishna Rajarathnam, PhD

Chemokines Mediate Leukocyte Trafficking and Activation

Victor Reyes, PhD

Immune Evasion by H. pylori bacteria

Juan C. Sarria, MD

HERV-K modulation of HIV immune activity

Lynn Soong, MD, PhD

Innate and Adaptive Immune Responses to Leishmania Parasites

Robin Stephens, PhD

Maintenance/Priming Th1 Memory Cell in Murine Models of Malaria

Jiaren Sun, MD, PhD

Immune Regulation of Viral Hepatitis in Mice

Alfredo Torres, PhD

Long Polar Fimbriae of Attaching and Effacing Escherichia coli

Gustavo Valbuena, MD, PhD

Identification of Rickettsial Antigens for Vaccine Development

Tian Wang, PhD

g/d T cell Regulation of Adaptive Immunity in West Nile Virus Infection

A. Clinton White, Jr., MD

Calcium Dependent Protein Kinase 1 as anti-Parasite Drug Target

Min Kyung Yi, PhD

Molecular Biology of Hepatitis C Virus