Adjunct Faculty and their Research Programs
*Members of the Graduate Faculty are available as mentors to graduate students.
The identification of novel therapeutic/prophylactic vaccine strategies and combinatorial antimicrobial therapies are of continued interest in the field of public health.
Development of human and veterinary vaccines against fungal diseases
Innate and adaptive immune responses to vaccines and viral infections; SIV pathogenesis and vaccine development
Herpesvirus latency and pathogenesis; herpes B virus; zoonoses; microRNAs; vaccine development; antiviral agents; BSL-4
Work in my laboratory is primarily concerned with developing disruptive technologies for the detection and inhibition of high consequence pathogens and toxins.
Molecular mechanisms of Vibrio cholerae and Francisella tularensis pathogenesis; transcription regulation; biodefense and food-borne disease vaccine development
Molecular biology and pathogenesis hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus
Molecular Biology of RNA viruses and development of Anthrax therapeutics
My laboratory studies the opportunistic pathogenic fungus Candida albicans.
Immunobiology, immunology and pathogenesis of neurocysticercosis, immune response to Francisella tularensis