Our microbiology laboratories are alive with discovery and innovation in our field.

Lab NameDescription
Ashour Lab Examining contribution of antigen-specific B cells to the innate immune response against virus
Bogunovic Lab Focusing on the study of innate and adaptive immune systems using human forward immunogenetics
Bouvier Lab Studying host and viral factors that affect the respiratory transmission of influenza viruses
Branch Lab Conducting a wide variety of research on Hepatitis C Virus
Chen Lab Exploring the use of clinical genome informatics
Evans Lab Investigating how hosts and viruses interact, with a focus on the hepatitis C virus
Fernandez-Sesma Lab Researching the interactions of  important human pathogens with primary human immune cells
Garcia-Sastre Lab Investigating the molecular biology of influenza viruses and several other negative strand RNA viruses
Hioe Laboratory Investigating HIV envelope-mediated immunity and pathogenesis to design more effective preventive and therapeutic measures against HIV
Krammer Lab Conducting research in various aspects of microbiology
Lee Lab Exploring how viruses co-opt basic cell biological processes, and the myriad strategies used by viruses to propagate themselves
Lim Lab Studying leukocyte trafficking events at the molecular and cellular level as they relate to host defense mechanisms and genetic susceptibility; developing new models to evaluate WNV and other flavivirus infections
Marazzi Lab Investigating epigenetic- and chromatin- mediated control of gene expression in the context of cellular response to pathogens or cellular differentiation
Moran Lab Collaborating on researchers in the design and development of monoclonal antibodies
Palese Lab Focusing on genetic make-up and biology of viruses, as well as virus-host interactions
Simon Lab Investigating virus-host interactions using retroviruses including HIV, SIV, HTLV and human endogenous retroviruses
tenOever Lab Focusing on the interplay between RNA viruses and small RNAs
Ting Lab Researching how a cell decides to survive or die in response to an extracellular cue
Tortorella Lab Examining how viruses evade immune detection
Ueno Lab Defining mechanisms in humans to generate robust antibody responses after vaccination, and to create autoantibodies in autoimmune disease patients
Weber Lab Focusing on on adeno-associated virus, a promising gene therapy vector
Zolla-Pazner Lab Developing and testing rationally-designed vaccines to prevent HIV infection, and also using the HIV envelope epitopes bound by human monoclonal antibodies to guide our vaccine design and test the vaccines in rabbits and monkeys to screen which vaccines are most immunogenic and should proceed to human trials.

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