Research Labs

A major emphasis of the Department is research in the areas of immunology and host defense; molecular bacteriology, infectious disease pathogenesis; and molecular and tumor virology. Visit the labs below to learn more about individual research labs.

RESEARCH FOCUS

Arnold Lab -
Rotavirus-host interactions, innate immune signaling pathways, host antiviral response, ubiquitin-conjugation system

Bodily Lab
Regulation of host gene expression by human papillomaviruses

Gestal Lab -
Pathogens manipulation of host immune responses

Ivanov Lab -
Immunity to vacuolar bacterial pathogens, pathogen discrimination pathways of the immune system

Kamil Lab
Human cytomegalovirus replication, viral cyclin-dependent kinase mimicry, virus-cell interactions

Kim Lab - Gene expression and regulation of the Equine Herpesvirus 1 (EHV-1) and Varicella-Zoster virus (VZV)

McGee Lab
Helicobacter pylori and Arcanobacterium haemolyticum host-pathogen interactions

Muggeridge Lab
Biology of herpesvirus glycoproteins and membrane fusion

Sapp Lab
Virus-cell interactions, pathogenesis of human papillomaviruses

Scott Lab
Molecular pathogenesis of Epstein-Barr virus in tumor progression

Woolard Lab
Lipid metabolic regulation of macrophage function that contributes to disease pathogenesis

Yurochko Lab
Human cytomegalovirus host cell Interactions

MOLECULAR BACTERIOLOGY

Stanimir Ivanov

David J. McGee

IMMUNOLOGY AND HOST DEFENSE

Michelle M. Arnold
Jason M. Bodily
Stanimir Ivanov
Matthew D. Woolard
Andrew D. Yurochko

INFECTIOUS DISEASE PATHOGENESIS

Michelle M. Arnold
Jason M. Bodily
Stanimir Ivanov
Jeremy P. Kamil
Seong Kee Kim
David J. McGee
Martin J. Sapp
Rona S. Scott
Matthew D. Woolard
Andrew D. Yurochko

MOLECULAR AND TUMOR VIROLOGY

Michelle M. Arnold
Jason M. Bodily
Jeremy P. Kamil
Seong Kee Kim
Martin I. Muggeridge
Martin J. Sapp
Rona S. Scott
Andrew D. Yurochko

Research

Microbiology and Immunology