Department of Microbiology and Immunology: Faculty

Alison D. O'Brien, Ph.D.
Host-Parasite Interactions of Enteric Bacterial Infections.
Professor & Chair
Ph.D., Ohio State University School of Medicine

Christopher C. Broder, Ph.D.
Enveloped Viruses and Receptor Interactions.
Professor & Director, Emerging Infectious Diseases Graduate Program
Ph.D., University of Florida at Gainesville

Stephen J. Davies, BVSc., Ph.D.
Immunology of Helminth Infections; Helminth Developmental Biology.
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Cornell University

Chou-Zen Giam, Ph.D.
Replication and Pathogenic Processes of Human T-Lymphotrophic; Retroviruses (HTLV-1 and HIV).
Professor & Vice Chair
Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Ann Jerse, Ph.D.
Molecular Mechanisms of Gonococcal Pathogenesis in Female Mouse Models of Disease.
Ph.D., University of Maryland at Baltimore

Joseph Mattapallil, B.V.Sc., M.S., Ph.D.
Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of HIV Pathogenesis and HIV Vaccine Development.
Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of California Davis

Anthony T. Maurelli, Ph.D.
Molecular Genetics and Regulation of Virulence Gene Expression in Shigella; Molecular Genetics of Chlamydia Pathogenicity.
Ph.D., University of Alabama, Birmingham

D. Scott Merrell, Ph.D.
Investigation of the Host-Pathogen Interface using Helicobacter pylori.
Ph.D., Tufts University School of Medicine

Eleanor S. Metcalf, Ph.D.
Host-Parasite Interactions in Salmonella Infections.
Professor & Associate Dean of Graduate Education
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Edward Mitre, M.D.
Role of IgE in the Immune Response to Filariasis.
Associate Professor
M.D., Johns Hopkins University

Brian C. Schaefer, Ph.D.
Biology of T Cell Activation.
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Harvard University

Louise D. Teel, Ph.D.
Course Director for Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases; Pathogenicity and Epidemiology of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences