Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

The following faculty members perform research in the area of microbiology and infectious diseases:

Melissa J. Caimano, Ph.D.Melissa Caimano

Research: Spirochete research.

Areas of Research: 
Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Read Bio

Bing Hao

Research: Cell cycle regulation by ubiquitin-mediated proteolysis using x-ray crystallography as a primary tool.

Areas of Research:
Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Structural Biology and Biophysics
Cancer Biology

Read Bio

Lawrence KlobutcherLawrence Klobutcher

Research: DNA rearrangement, programmed translational frameshifting, and phagocytosis in ciliated protozoa.

Areas of Research:
Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Read Bio

Wendy Mok

Research: Investigating how bacteria respond to and survive treatment with antibiotics that target distinct cellular components under different growth niches.

Areas of Research:
Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Read Bio

Julia Oh

Research: Our central goal is to develop microbiome therapeutics to treat human disease. We use diverse tools like genomics and synthetic biology to investigate our microbiome’s role in our health and engineer therapeutics.

Areas of Research:

Cancer Biology
Computation and Modeling
Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Read Bio

 

Justin RadolfJustin Radolf

Research: Spirochete research.

Areas of Research:
Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Read Bio

Lawrence RothfieldLawrence Rothfield

Research: Membrane biology and biochemistry; bacterial cell division.

Areas of Research:
Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Read Bio

Jianbin Ruan

Research: Innate Immunity; Inflammasome; Pore-forming Proteins/Toxins; Host-pathogen Interactions.

Areas of Research:
Structural Biology and Biophysics
Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Cellular Pathways

Read Bio

Peter SetlowPeter Setlow

Research: Biochemistry of bacterial spore germination.

Areas of Research:
Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Read Bio

Dr. Sandra WellerSandra Weller

Research: Mechanisms of DNA replication and DNA encapsidation in Herpes Simplex Virus; virus host interactions.

Areas of Research:
Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Read Bio