IMMP Faculty

Linda Baum
Cell-cell interactions in immune system and cancer
Manish Butte
T cell activation and tolerance; genetic immunodeficiency and autoimmunity
Yvonne Chen
T-cell immunotherapy; chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) engineering; synthetic biology
Genhong Cheng
Host immune responses to infections, cancers and metabolic challenges
Samson Chow
Molecular mechanisms of viral integration into host DNA
Gay Crooks
Human hematopoietic stem cells, lymphopoiesis and transplantation
David Dawson
Molecular alterations responsible for pancreatic adenocarcinoma
Oliver Fregoso
Molecular and evolutionary approaches to understand virus-host interactions of HIV
Robert Gunsalus
Regulation of respiratory and carbon pathways in microorganisms
Yousang Gwack
Macromolecular structure and regulation of CRAC channels
Elissa Hallem
Sensory neurobiology of parasitic and free-living nematodes
Kent Hill
Motility and Signaling Functions of the Trypanosome Cilium
Ann Hirsch
Beneficial plant-microbe interactions related to "the plant's guts" (roots)
Elaine Hsiao
Microbiome-gut-brain interactions, bacterial metabolism, neurodevelopmental disease
Donald Kohn
Development and implementation of gene therapy using hematopoietic stem cells 
Paul Krogstad
HIV replication, pathogenesis and clinical management. Picornavirus pathogenesis
Beth Lazazzera
Multicellular behavior and quality-control pathways in bacteria
Huiying Li
Systems biology of the human microbiome and diseases, metagenomics
Melody Li
Innate immune defenses against mosquito-borne alphaviruses
Linda Liau
Clinical neuro-immunology & brain tumor immunotherapy
Roger Lo
Genetic underpinning of human melanoma
William McBride
The effects of radiation on protein degradation and tumor immunity
Megan McEvoy
Mechanisms of bacterial metal ion handling systems
Robert Modlin
Innate and adaptive immune defense against microbial pathogens
Sherie Morrison
Functional properties of antibodies and novel antibody-based therapeutics
Tim O’Sullivan
Tissue-resident innate immune responses during infection, cancer, and obesity
Robert Prins
Mechanisms of anti-tumor immunity to malignant brain tumors
Caius Radu
Nucleotide metabolism, drug discovery and development, molecular imaging
Dan Ray
The mitochondrial DNA of trypanosomes 
Elaine Reed
Immunity in transplantation and inflammatory diseases
James Roseboro
Biological effects of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation energy
Dorthe Schaue
Tumor-specific immune responses following radiation therapy
Ke Shuai
Signal transduction and gene expression
Larry Simpson
The mitochondrial genome and RNA editing of Trypanosomes
Ram Raj Singh
Immune cell interactions in the pathogenesis of autoimmune diseases
Stephen Smale
Gene regulation mechanisms controlling inflammatory responses
Ren Sun
Systems biology approaches to characterize viral fitness
Michael Teitell
Mitochondrial metabolism; Stem and B cell development and malignancy; bioengineering
Jide Tian
Peripheral T cell tolerance and neuroimmune regulation
James Tidball
Duchenne muscular dystrophy, immune system-muscle interactions
Hung Ton-That
Molecular assembly, oxidative protein folding and virulence mechanisms in Gram positive and negative bacteria
Owen Witte
Growth regulation of hematopoietic and epithelial cancers
Lili Yang
Tumor Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy
Otto Yang
Cellular immunity in HIV-1 pathogenesis and vaccine development
Hong Zhou
CryoEM of membrane proteins, protein-nucleic acid complexes and microbes