Microbial Pathogenesis Faculty

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Choukri Ben Mamoun, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Microbial Pathogenesis

Research Interests

Malaria; Plasmodium falciparum; Purines; Infectious Disease Medicine

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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; Hookworm Infections; Malaria; Microbiology; Pediatrics; Public Health; Tropical Medicine; Global Health; Infectious Disease Medicine

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Jason Crawford, PhD

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and of Microbial Pathogenesis

Research Interests

Bacteria; Chemistry; Host-Pathogen Interactions

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Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary) and of Microbial Pathogenesis

Research Interests

Respiratory Tract Infections; Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive

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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

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

Section Chief, Infectious Diseases

Research Interests

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

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Jorge 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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Andrew Goodman, PhD

Associate Professor Term

Research Interests

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

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Eduardo Groisman, PhD

Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis

Research Interests

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

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Barbara Kazmierczak, PhD, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Microbial Pathogenesis

Director, MD-PhD Program, Yale University

Research Interests

Bacterial Infections; Education, Medical, Graduate; Immunity, Innate; Microbiology; Pseudomonas; Staphylococcus aureus; Biomedical Research; Host-Pathogen Interactions; Infectious Disease Medicine

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Priti Kumar, PhD

Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases

Research Interests

T-Lymphocytes; RNA Interference; RNA, Small Interfering; Infectious Disease Medicine; Molecular Targeted Therapy

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