Microbial Pathogenesis Faculty

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Jorge E Galan, PhD, DVM

Chair

Lucille P. Markey Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis and Professor of Cell Biology

Chair, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis

Research Interests

Bacteriology; Genetics, Microbial; Microbiology

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Choukri Ben Mamoun, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Tenure

Research Interests

Infectious Disease Medicine; Malaria; Plasmodium falciparum; Purines

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Michael Cappello, MD

Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Disease), of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Microbial Pathogenesis

Chair, Council on African Studies, Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies

co-Director, Yale Africa Initiative

Research Interests

Africa, Western; Developing Countries; Ghana; Global Health; Hookworm Infections; Infectious Disease Medicine; Malaria; Microbiology; Pediatrics; Public Health; Tropical Medicine

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Jason Michael Crawford, PhD

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and of Microbial Pathogenesis

Research Interests

Bacteria; Chemistry; Host-Pathogen Interactions

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Charles Sun Dela Cruz, MD, PhD

Associate Professor Term

Section, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine

Department of Microbial Pathogenesis

Research Interests

Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive; Respiratory Tract Infections

Clinical Interests

Bronchiectasis; Lung Diseases, Obstructive; Nontuberculous Mycobacteria

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Erol Fikrig, MD

Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Microbial Pathogenesis

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Section Chief, Infectious Diseases

Research Interests

Bacteria; Borrelia burgdorferi; Ehrlichiosis; Epidemiology; Global Health; Infectious Disease Medicine; Lyme Disease; Parasitology; Public Health; Ticks; Viruses; West Nile virus

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Andrew Goodman, PhD

Associate Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis

Research Interests

Bacteria; Genomics; Germ-Free Life; Microbial Consortia; Microbiota; Symbiosis

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Eduardo Groisman, PhD

Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis

Research Interests

Biological Evolution; Ecology; Genetics; Infectious Disease Medicine; Microbiota; Signal Transduction

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Christine Jacobs-Wagner, PhD

William H. Fleming, M.D. Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

HHMI Investigator

Director of Microbial Sciences Institute

Research Interests

Bacteria; Bacterial Processes; Biological Processes

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Raymond Morris Johnson, MD, PhD

Associate Professor Term

Research Interests

Chlamydia trachomatis; Infectious Disease Medicine; Trachoma

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