Immunology Faculty

Bender, Jeffrey R.

Research Interests:Inflammatory, Immune, Metabolic and Hormonal Effects on the Endothelium

Bothwell, Alfred L. M.

Research Interests:Human T cell recognition; Inflammation and cancer; Type 1 diabetes; Function of PPARs

Chen, Lieping

Research Interests:Lymphocyte activation and tolerance; Costimulation and coinhibition; Tumor site immune modulation; Immunotherapy of advanced human cancer; Immunotherapy of advanced autoimmune diseases

Craft, Joseph Edgar

Research Interests:Autoimmunity; Cytokines; Lupus; T Cell Differentiation; Tolerance

Cresswell, Peter

Research Interests:Molecular mechanisms of antigen processing; Assembly and intracellular transport of CD1 molecules, Class I and Class II MHC molecules; Effector functions; mechanisms of action of interferon-induced proteins; Viral immunity

Dhodapkar, Madhav V.

Research Interests:Myeloma and related plasma cell disorders; Human immune system's interaction with growing tumors in patients; Preneoplastic monoclonal gammopathy and multiple myeloma, tumor and host related factors

Dixit, Vishwa Deep

Research Interests:Immune-Metabolic Interactions, Aging and age-related inflammation, Obesity-associated inflammation and metabolic syndrome, Adipose tissue leukocytosis, Inflammasomes, Thymic involution and approaches for thymic rejuvenation, Neuroendocrine control of immune system

Eisenbarth, Stephanie C

Research Interests:Pattern Recognition Receptors; NOD-like Receptors (NLRs); Dendritic Cells; T cells; Allergy/Asthma; Vaccines/Adjuvants; Red Blood Cell Alloimmunization; Autoimmune Diabetes; Influenza

Fikrig, Erol

Research Interests:Vector-borne diseases; Lyme disease; Human granulocytic ehrilichiosis; West Nile virus

Flavell, Richard A

Research Interests:Animal Models; Autoimmunity; Diabetes; Gene Expression; Gene Transfer; Genes; Immune System; Lyme Borreliosis Or Lyme Disease; Molecular Cellular Entities; Recombinant DNA; Transgenic Animals; Autoimmunity; Knockout Mice; Lyme Disease; T Cell Lineages; Tolerance; Transgenic Mice

Goldstein, Daniel Robert

Research Interests:Immunity in transplantation; Impact of aging on inflammation and immunity

Haberman, Ann M

Research Interests:B lymphocytes; Germinal center formation; Cell migration in vivo; Two-photon laser scanning microscopy

Hafler, David

Research Interests:Neuroimmunology; Multiple Sclerosis; Autoimmunity; Genetics; Immunobiology

Herold, Kevan

Research Interests:Type 1 diabetes; Immune therapy; Autoimmunity

Iwasaki, Akiko

Research Interests:Innate immunity; Autophagy; Inflammasomes; Sexually transmitted infections; Herpes simplex virus; Human papillomavirus; Respiratory virus infections; Influenza infection; T cell immunity; Commensal bacteria

Kaech, Susan

Research Interests:Mechanisms of memory T cell development; Developmental Biology; Immunobiology; Immunology; Vaccine; Immunobiology; T-Cells; Vaccines; Adaptive immunity and immunological memory to viruses

Kavathas, Paula B

Research Interests:Gene Regulation; Immunology; Molecular Cellular Entities; Receptors; Structure or Function (Health or Safety or Medical); Transgenic Animals

Kleinstein, Steven H

Research Interests:Computational immunology; Systems biology; Disease/tissue/pathway/process modeling and simulation; Statistical and model-based analysis of experimental and clinical data

Kriegel, Martin Alexander

Research Interests:Microbiome; Commensals; Lymphocytes; Autoimmunity; Th17 cells; Antiphospholipid syndrome; Beta2-glycoprotein; Lupus; Type 1 diabetes

Kumar, Priti

Research Interests:RNA interference (RNAi)-based strategies for treating viral infections

Lindenbach, Brett David

Research Interests:Cell Biology; Enveloped Viruses; Hepatitis; Hepatitis C Virus; Molecular Biology; Positive-strand RNA Viruses; RNA; Virology; Virus

Medzhitov, Ruslan M

Research Interests:Inflammation; Allergy; Immunology; Innate Immunity; Pathophysiology

Meffre, Eric RF

Research Interests:Human B-cell tolerance; Primary immunodeficiencies; Autoimmune diseases

Min, Wang

Research Interests:Inflammation; Angiogenesis/lymphangiogenesis; Atherosclerosis; Transplant rejection; Tumor microenvironment and metastasis

Pereira, João P.

Research Interests:Immunology; Hematopoiesis; B-lymphocyte development; Bone marrow niches; Cell migration

Pober, Jordan Stuart

Research Interests:Immunobiology of vascular endothelial cells; Cytokine actions and mechanisms; Transplantation immunology

Rothlin, Carla Vanina

Research Interests:Regulation of inflammation; Homeostatic control of the immune system

Roy, Craig Russell

Research Interests:Molecular; Cellular; Microbial pathogens; Bacteria; Vesicular transport; Legionella pneumophila; Coxiella burnetii; Macrophages; Protozoan; Proteins

Ruddle, Nancy Hartman

Research Interests:Cell trafficking and inflammation in autoimmunity and lymphoid organ development

Schatz, David G.

Research Interests:Biochemical mechanism and developmental regulation of V(D)J recombination and somatic hypermutation; Lymphocyte development; Mechanisms of DNA repair; Function of the RAG1 and RAG2 proteins; Mechanisms of lymphomagenesis

Shlomchik, Warren D

Research Interests:Mechanisms of antigen presentation; T cell effector function; Regulation of Graft-vs.-Host Disease and Graft-vs.-Leukemia

Xiong, Yong

Research Interests:Innate immune systems; HIV; fatty acid synthase (FAS); polyketide synthase (PKS); Viral vectors