Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Disease Research Faculty
Jorge A. Benitez, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Molecular pathogenesis of cholera and related enteric infections;
Vincent C. Bond, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Understanding host-HIV-1 interactions leading to pathogenesis.
Host manipulation by HIV-1.
Francis Eko, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Cellular and molecular mechanisms of the immunity and pathogenesis
of Chlamydia trachomatis.
Qing He, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Cellular and molecular mechanisms of Chlamydia trachomatis pathogenesis.
Lilly Cheng Immergluck, M.D., M.S.C.R., FAAP
Research Interest: Epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in children.
James Lillard, Ph.D, M.B.A.
Research Interest: Role of chemokines in modulating mucosal immunity, inflammation,
and cancer cell metastasis.
Deborah A. Lyn, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Genetic markers and mechanisms associated with a susceptibility
to cardiovascular and infectious diseases.
Gale Newman, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Clinical research investigating the pathogenesis of HIV-associated
Yusuf Omosun, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Therapeutic strategies in the treatment of Chlamydia trachomatis.
Michael D. Powell, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Role of cellular factors in the regulation of HIV-1 reverse transcription.
Anisia Silva-Benitez, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Regulation of Vibrio cholerae infection and pathogenesis.
Jonathan Stiles, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Molecular and cellular biology of Trypanosoma -, Plasmodium- , and Trichomonas-induced pathogenesis.