Microbiology Biology Research

The faculty of the Microbiology Biology program conducts research across an incredible breadth of disciplines. Meet the investigators who are changing and advancing the field of Microbiology.


Antivirals and Viral Antagonism

Identification of novel mechanisms of viral evasion and antiviral countermeasures

Host Genetics/Epigenetics of Infectious Diseases

Identification of susceptibility factors to infectious pathogen

Innate and Adaptive Immunity

Learning how viruses trigger the immune response in the host

Novel Model Systems

Developing new systems by which to study virus:host interactions

Vaccine Development

Novel vaccine strategies underway for several global viral pathogens

Viral Entry

Studying the complex pathways of viral attachment and entry into host cells