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Faculty Directory - Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

Associate Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Our broad research program concerns the study of microbial pathogenesis, innate immunity, and the study of neural-immune communications.
(919) 668-1783
Professor in Medicine, and Associate Professor in MGM
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Intracellular signaling pathways that are activated in pathogenic microorganisms and allow survival in the host.
(919) 684-0045
Research Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Nutrient sensing and control of cell growth; relevant to immunosuppressive, anticancer, and fungicidal drug action.
(919) 684-2095
Associate Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Use of genomic tools to enhance understanding of human diseases and disease-related biological questions.
(919)668-4759
Assistant Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Fundamental processes underlying infectious disease.
(919)684-7109
James B. Duke Professor of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
MicroRNAs and how they influence virus replication.
919-684-3031
Assistant Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Understanding the interaction between respiratory RNA viruses and their hosts.
(919) 684-1351
James B. Duke Professor and Chair
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
How cells sense and respond to their environments; molecular mechanisms of sex determination and the impact of sexual reproduction on evolution and microbial virulence
(919) 684-2824
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Intracellular innate immunity to hepatitis C virus and other RNA viruses
(919) 684-1921
Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Regulation of eukaryotic genome stability using budding yeast as a model genetic system.
(919) 681-7273
James B. Duke Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Coordination of gene expression on the post-transcriptional level by RNA-binding proteins and small noncoding RNAs.
Assistant Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Identification and characterization of human genetic variation affecting infection and inflammation.
Associate Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Mechanisms of viral oncogenesis and host response to oncogenic virus infection
919-668-3091
Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
The genetics of cardiovascular disease using both the human and the mouse as a model system.
919 684-1945
Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Molecular mechanisms of smell and other chemical senses
(919) 684-2777
Associate Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Chronological life span and quantitative genetics in yeast.
Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
The genetic regulation of genome stability and the mechanism of mitotic recombination.
919 684-4986
Associate Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Viral suppression of immune responses to infection, and the development of live-virus vaccines to improve protection against viral infections.
(919) 684-2480
Associate Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Microbial regulation of intestinal physiology; adipose tissue development and metabolic disease.
Assistant Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Genetic mechanisms of stem cells and neural development
(919) 668-7909
Associate Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Epigenetic regulation of the human genome, with a specific emphasis on centromeres and chromosome structure and behavior.
(919) 684-9038
Associate Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Mechanisms of innate immunity, particularly those provided by the IRG proteins in mice and humans.
9192860411 7740
Assistant Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Tuberculosis: Mycobacterial pathogenesis and host susceptibility.
(919) 684-9152
Vice Dean of Basic Sciences and Associate Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Biochemical, functional genomic and cell biological approaches to understand how intracellular bacterial pathogens manipulate their host cells.
919-668-3831
Assistant Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Molecular mechanisms of neural circuit formation and regeneration.