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Research Groups

Host Defense Group

Lee-Ann Allen, PhD
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Botond Bánfi, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology 
Jason Barker, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) 
John T. Harty, PhD*
Professor of Microbiology
Jerrold P. Weiss, PhD
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Paul McCray, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Craig Morita, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)
William M. Nauseef, MD*
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD*
Professor of Microbology
Julia Klesney-Tait, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)
Mary E. Wilson, MD
Professor of Medicine and Microbiology
Elizabeth Newell, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Polly Ferguson, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Thorsten Maretzky, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Prajwal Gurung, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Molecular Pathogenesis Group

Viral Pathogenesis Subgroup

Charles Grose, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Aloysius J. Klingelhutz, PhD
Professor of Microbiology
Jeffery Meier, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD
Professor of Microbiology
David Price, PhD
Professor, Department of Biochemistry
Richard J. Roller, PhD
Associate Professor of Microbiology
Warren Schmidt, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology-Hepatol.)
Jack Stapleton, MD
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Wendy Maury, PhD
Associate Professor of Microbiology
C. Martin Stoltzfus, PhD
Professor of Medicine (Microbiology)
Joseph Zabner, MD
Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)
Zuhair Ballas, MD
Professor of Medicine (Allergy)
Gail Bishop, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Microbiology
Chioma Okeoma, PhD
Assistant Professor of Microbiology
Hillel Haim, PhD
Assistant Professor of Microbiology

Bacterial Pathogenesis Subgroup

John T. Harty, PhD
Professor of Medicine (Microbiology)
Patricia L. Winokur, MD
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Lee-Ann Allen, PhD*
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Paul McCray, MD*
Professor of Pediatrics
Craig Morita, MD, PhD*
Associate Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)
Jerrold P. Weiss, PhD*
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
William M. Nauseef, MD*
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Patrick Schlievert, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology
 Alex Horswill, PhD
Associate Professor of Microbiology

Associate Members

  
Steven Clegg, PhD
Professor of Medicine (Microbiology)
Daniel J. Diekema, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Timothy L. Yahr, PhD
Associate Professor of Microbiology
Bradley Jones, PhD
Associate Professor of Microbiology
  

Eukaryotic Pathogenesis Subgroup

Louis V. Kirchhoff, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
John T. Harty, PhD
Professor of Microbiology 
Mary E. Wilson, MD
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
W. Scott Moye-Rowley, PhD
Professor of Physiology & Biophysics
  

Hospital epidemiology/Healthcare Research

Loreen Herwaldt, MD
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Disease) 
Daniel Diekema, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Disease)
Michael Edmond, MD, MPH, MPA
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Eli Perencevich, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Michael Ohl, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Disease)
Marin Schweizer, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine and
Epidemiology
Philip Polgreen, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Disease)
  

Clinical and Vaccine Research (ID Division)

Patricia Winokur, MD
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Disesse)
Jack Stapleton, MD
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Disease) 
Jeffery Meier, MD
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Disease)

Clinical Microbiology Research

Daniel Diekema, MD
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Disease)
Bradley Ford, MD, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology
J. Stacey Klutts, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pathology