Primary Faculty

Martha Alexander-Miller, PhD
Department Chair
Vaccine development and adaptive immune regulation following coinfection
Alexander-Miller Research

Erik S. Barton, PhD
Immunity during lifelong herpesvirus infection
Barton Research

Rajendar Deora, PhD 
Bordetella pathogenesis
Deora Research  

Jason Grayson, PhD 
T cell Apoptosis and Immune Memory
Grayson Research

Karen M. Haas, PhD
Regulation of B Cell Responses to Carbohydrate Antigens
Haas Research  

Steven B. Mizel, PhD 
Pro-inflammatory and Adjuvant Properties of Flagellin
Mizel Research

David A. Ornelles, PhD 
Molecular and Cellular Biology of Adenovirus
Ornelles Research

Bing Pang, PhD
Persistence of H. influenzae within multicellular biofilm communities
Pang Research

W. Edward Swords, PhD 
Opportunistic airway infections
Swords Research

Marlena Westcott, PhD
Interactions between dendritic cells and viral and bacterial pathogens
Westcott Research Interests

Secondary and Adjunct Faculty 

Al Claiborne, PhD
Structural and mechanistic studies of unique flavoproteins involved in streptococcal oxygen metabolism; catalytic functions of the flavin coenzymes.
Claiborne Research

Waldemar Debinski, MD, PhD
Brain Tumor Therapy
Debinski Research

Patricia Dos Santos, PhD 
Biochemical formation of [Fe-S] clusters in Gram-positive bacteria
Dos Santos Research

Purnima Dubey, PhD 
Anti-tumor Immunity
Dubey Research 

Charles E. McCall, MD
The Molecular Basis of Acute Inflammation

Griffith D. Parks, PhD (Adjunct)
Molecular Biology of Paramyxoviruses
Parks Research

Sean D. Reid, PhD  (Adjunct)
Streptococcal pathogenesis
Reid Research  


Emeritus Faculty 

Steve Richardson, PhD

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