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.

Bodily Lab
Kamil Lab

Kim Lab
Muggeridge Lab
Sapp Lab

MOLECULAR BACTERIOLOGY

STANIMIR IVANOV
Mechanisms of Legionella pneumophila pathogenesis

DAVID J. McGEE
Helicobacter pylori and Arcanobacterium haemolyticum host-pathogen interactions

 

IMMUNOLOGY AND HOST DEFENSE

MICHELLE M. ARNOLD
Rotavirus-host interactions, innate immune signaling pathways, host antiviral response, ubiquitin-conjugation system

JASON M. BODILY
Regulation of host gene expression by human papillomaviruses

STANIMIR IVANOV
Immunity to vacuolar bacterial pathogens, pathogen discrimination pathways of the immune system

MATTHEW D. WOOLARD
Lipid metabolic regulation of macrophage function that contributes to disease pathogenesis

ANDREW D. YUROCHKO
Human Cytomegalovirus Host Cell Interactions

 

  

INFECTIOUS DISEASE PATHOGENESIS

MICHELLE M. ARNOLD
Rotavirus-host interactions, innate immune signaling pathways, host antiviral response, ubiquitin-conjugation system

JASON M. BODILY
Regulation of host gene expression by human papillomaviruses

STANIMIR IVANOV
Mechanisms of Legionella pneumophila pathogenesis

JEREMY P. KAMIL
Human cytomegalovirus replication, viral cyclin-dependent kinase mimicry, virus-cell interactions

SEONG KEE KIM
Gene expression and regulation of the Equine Herpesvirus 1 (EHV-1) and Varicella-Zoster virus (VZV)

DAVID J. McGEE
Helicobacter pylori and Arcanobacterium haemolyticum host-pathogen interactions

MARTIN J. SAPP
Molecular pathogenesis of oncogenic human papillomaviruses

RONA S. SCOTT

Molecular pathogenesis of Epstein-Barr virus in tumor progression

MATTHEW D. WOOLARD
Lipid metabolic regulation of macrophage function that contributes to disease pathogenesis

ANDREW D. YUROCHKO
Human cytomegalovirus host cell Interactions

MOLECULAR AND TUMOR VIROLOGY

MICHELLE M. ARNOLD
Rotavirus-host interactions, innate immune signaling pathways, host antiviral response, ubiquitin-conjugation system

JASON M. BODILY
Regulation of host gene expression by human papillomaviruses 

JEREMY P. KAMIL
Human cytomegalovirus replication, viral cyclin-dependent kinase mimicry, virus-cell interactions

SEONG KEE KIM
Gene expression and regulation of the Equine Herpesvirus 1 (EHV-1) and Varicella-Zoster virus (VZV)

MARTIN I. MUGGERIDGE
Biology of herpesvirus glycoproteins and membrane fusion

MARTIN J. SAPP
Virus-cell interactions, pathogenesis of human papillomaviruses

RONA S. SCOTT

Molecular pathogenesis of Epstein-Barr virus in tumor progression

ANDREW D. YUROCHKO
Human Cytomegalovirus host cell interactions

Research

Microbiology and Immunology