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Faculty Directory - Microbiology and virology

Professor, Departments of Pathology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
Pathology
Host-pathogen cross talk and mast cell modulation of innate and adaptive immune responses
9196843630
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 of Chemistry and Molecular Genetics and Micriobiology
Multidisciplinary research group that addresses global health problems usiing the interface of chemistry and biology.
(919) 660-1511
James B. Duke Professor
Cell Biology
Cytoskeleton and cell motility, especially the bacterial tubulin homolog FtsZ, the key player in bacterial cell division; Extracellular matrix, especially fibronectin.
919 684 6385
Associate Professor
Clinical Sciences
Mechanisms of protein synthesis regulation and ways to exploit abnormal signal transduction to translation machinery for cancer treatment.
919-668-6205
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Harnessesing the unique properties of small organic molecules to study the structure, function and therapeutic potential of long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs).
(919) 660-1522
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
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
Biochemistry
Biochemical and genetic analysis of secretory outer membrane vesicles produced by pathogenic bacteria.
(919) 684-2545
Associate Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Mechanisms of viral oncogenesis and host response to oncogenic virus infection
919-668-3091
Associate Professor
Biology
Understanding how genetic variation affects signal transduction and gene regulatory networks, and how in turn variation in such networks affects cellular phenotypes.
(919) 613-8159
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
Assistant Professor
Biology
Systems biology of archaea: understanding regulatory network responses to environmental extremes
919-613-4464
Associate Professor of Pediatrics-Infectious Diseases, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Director-Duke Scholars in Infectious Diseases
Clinical Sciences
Host-pathogen interactions in the enteric and genitourinary tracts.
(919) 684-9590
Professor, Human Vaccine Institute
Pathology
Immune senescence associated with aging, and the host response to infectious agents and/or vaccination.
(919) 684-4386
Assistant Professor
Immunology
Innate immunity impacts on adaptive immunity during development of diseases, such as cancer, infections, and autoimmune diseases.
(919)613-6977
Professor
Pathology
Development of vaccine adjuvants and vaccination methods to deliver vaccines by mucosal routes without the use of needles.
919-684-8823
Professor
Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Regulation of stress-responsive gene expression and roles of metals in growth, development, signaling and microbial pathogenesis
919-684-5776
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
Professor of Medicine
Clinical Sciences
Cancer immunology and immune regulation
(919) 668-0932
Assistant professor
Biochemistry
Radical and metallo-enzymology.
(919) 684-8848