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  • Al Madadha, S. Mohammad Emad, MBBS, PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor
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  • Almeida, Tereza, MD, Visiting Post-Doctoral Fellow
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  • Ambulos, P. Nicholas, PhD, Professor
    (410) 706-0665
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    Keywords: Core Facility, Shared Service, Genomics, Molecular Genetics, Sequencing, Gene Expression, Genotyping, Core Management, Pharmacogenomics, Assay Development
  • Awad, A. Ola, PhD, Research Associate
    (410) 706-1394
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    Keywords: Lysosomal storage disorders, GBA1 mutations, Parkinson's disease, Induced-pluripotent stem cells, autophagy, lysosomal biogenesis, transcription factor EB (TFEB).
  • Azad, F. Abdu, PharmD, PhD, MPH, Professor
    (410) 706-3335
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    Keywords: Molecular and Cellular biology of rickettsial pathogens, Rickettsia Pathogenesis, Host pathogen Interactions, Arthropod innate immunity to rickettsial pathogens, Vector biology and control.
  • Bianchet, A. Mario, PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor
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  • Blanco, C. Jorge, PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor
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  • Bollino, Dominique, PhD, Post Doc Fellow
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  • Bruno, Vincent, PhD, Associate Professor
    (410) 706-0812
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    Keywords: Fungal Pathogenesis, Host-Pathogen Interactions, Transcriptomics, Genomics
  • Caler, V. Elisabet, PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor
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  • Cannon, V. Matthew, PhD, Research Associate
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    Keywords: Metabarcoding, Parasitology, Environmental DNA, Bioinformatics, Genomics
  • Cao, Xuefang, PhD, Associate Professor
    410-706-8452
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    Keywords: Cancer immunology and immunotherapy, transplantation immunology, T cell biology, allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (allo-HCT), graft-versus-host disease (GVHD)
  • Carbonetti, H. Nicholas, PhD, Professor
    410-706-7677 (Office)
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    Keywords: Bordetella, pertussis, respiratory infection, host response, lung inflammation, sphingosine-1-phosphate receptor signaling, pendrin, adult and neonatal mouse models, interferons
  • Carey, B. Gregory, PhD, Associate Professor
    (410) 706-8191
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    Keywords: Lymphoma, apoptosis, B cell receptor, reactive oxygen species, signal transduction, cancer cell biology, cytokine, resistance, autophagy, RedOx biology
  • Carneiro da Silva, Joana, PhD, Associate Professor
    (410) 706-0817
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    Keywords: Parasites: Plasmodium, Cryptosporidium, Babesia, Theileria; Genomics, Transcriptomics; Reverse vaccinology; Vaccine design, Vaccine efficacy
  • Cerny, Jan, MD, PhD, Adjunct Professor
    (410) 706-7114
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  • Chapoval, P. Svetlana, MD, PhD, Faculty Member
    410-706-8175
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    Keywords: Chronic inflammation, allergic asthma, neuroimmune semaphorins, plexins, Treg cells, dendritic cells, T cell epitopes, VEGF, Th2 cytokines, costimulation, cell signaling, immunotherapy, tumor immunology
  • Collins, D. Kim, PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor
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  • Conway De Macario, Everly, PhD, Adjunct Professor
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  • DasSarma, Shiladitya, PhD, Professor
    410-234-8847
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    Keywords: extremophiles, haloarchaea, microbial genomics, purple membrane, gas vesicle nanoparticles, vaccines and therapeutics
  • Davila, Eduardo, PhD, Adjunct Professor
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    Keywords: Tumor Immunology, Cancer Immunology, Glioma, Melanoma, Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer, MDSCs, CD8 T cells
  • Detolla, Leonardo, MD, Visiting Research Associate
    (410) 706-3909
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    Keywords: Microbiome, GermFree mice, Gut-Brain interactions
  • Dooley, M. Helen, PhD, Assistant Professor
    +1-410-234-8837
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    Keywords: Immunology, evolution, antibodies, sharks
  • Dunning Hotopp, C. Julie, PhD, Associate Professor
    (410) 706-5673
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    Keywords: lateral gene transfer, horizontal gene transfer, genomics, human somatic genome, Wolbachia, Drosophila ananassae, filarial nematodes, Neisseria meningitidis, Ehrlichia, Anaplasma, Rickettisales, Anaplasmataceae
  • Fan, Xiaoxuan, PhD, Assistant Professor
    410-706-2173
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    Keywords: Flow Cytometry, Cell Sorting
  • Feldman, A. Ricardo, PhD, Associate Professor
    410-706-4197 (office)
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    Keywords: Human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) for disease modeling, drug discovery and regenerative medicine; lysosomal storage diseases; Gaucher disease; Parkinson's disease; neuronal development; dopaminergic development; neurodegeneration; Wnt pathway; GSK3β; β-catenin; glucocerebrosidase; sphingolipids; mTOR; TFEB; enzyme replacement therapy (ERT); substrate reduction therapy (SRT), mesenchymal stem cells (MSC); osteoblasts; bone disease; macrophages; hematopoietic development.
  • Feng, Chiguang, PhD, Assistant Professor
    410-234-8827
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    Keywords: immune responses, host-pathogen interaction, glycobiology, neuraminidase/sialidase, galectins, vaccine development
  • Flajnik, F. Martin, PhD, Professor
    (410) 706-5161
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  • Fricke, W. Florian, PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor
    (410) 706-7983
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  • Frieman, B. Matthew, PhD, Associate Professor
    410-706-2539
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    Keywords: Coronavirus, MERS, SARS, Pathogenesis, anti-viral, therapeutics, diabetes, DPP4, lung, Zika virus
  • Gajer, Pawel, PhD, Research Associate
    410-706-6716
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    Keywords: bioinformatics, bacterial vaginosis, preterm delivery
  • Galkin, Andrey, PhD, Research Associate
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  • Garzino-Demo, Alfredo, PhD, Associate Professor
    (410) 706-4689
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    Keywords: HIV; Defensins; chemokines; Chemokine receptors; T cells; Macrophages; NeuroAIDS; antiretrovirals
  • Gearhart, J. Patricia, PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor
    (410) 558-8561
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  • Gillespie, J. Joseph, PhD, Assistant Professor
    410-706-3815
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    Keywords: Evolutionary Biology, Rickettsiology, Rickettsia, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Bioinformatics, Phylogenetics, Phylogenomics, Metabolomics, Structural Biology, Type IV Secretion Systems, Secretome, Pathogenesis, Genome Sequencing, Arthropods, Ticks, Fleas, Body Lice, Epidemic Typhus, Murine Typhus, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Transitional Group rickettsiae
  • Gopalakrishnan, Archana, PhD, Post Doc Fellow
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  • Guillotte, L. Mark, MSc, Research Fellow
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  • Hansen, Anne-Marie, PhD, Assistant Professor
    410 706 3004
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    Keywords: Molecular Microbiology, Genetics, E. coli Pathogens, Enterohemorrhagic E. coli, Regulation of Virulence, Type Three Secretion System, Protein Tyrosine Phosphorylation
  • Hassel, A. Bret, PhD, Associate Professor
    410-328-2344
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    Keywords: Rnase-L, type-1 interferon, mRNA turnover, innate immunity, tumor suppressor
  • Hazen, H. Tracy, PhD, Research Associate
    410-706-2376
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    Keywords: E. coli, genomics, evolution, antibiotic resistance
  • Jackson, T. William, PhD, Assistant Professor
    410-706-5404
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    Keywords: Picornavirus, Poliovirus, Rhinovirus, Coxsackievirus, Enterovirus D-68, PV, HRV, CVB3, EVD-68, Autophagy, Secretion, Trafficking
  • Javmen, Artur, PhD, Post Doc Fellow
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  • Kalvakolanu, V. Dhan, PhD, Professor
    (410) 328-1396 (office)
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    Keywords: Tumor suppressors, cytokines, apoptosis, autophagy, transcriptional regulation, immune response
  • Kaper, B. James, PhD, Professor
    (410) 706-7114
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    Keywords: Microbiology, Immunology, Bacterial Vaccines, Enteric Pathogenesis, Bacterial Genetics, Intestinal Colonization
  • Kaur, J. Simran, PhD, Post Doc Fellow
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  • Keegan, D. Achsah, PhD, Professor
    (410) 706-8174
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    Keywords: cytokines, signal transduction, IL-4, IL-13, receptors, STAT6, macrophages, allergy, asthma
  • Kulcsar, A. Kirsten, PhD, Post Doc Fellow
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  • Latinovic, S. Olga, PhD, Assistant Professor
    (410) 706-2769
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    Keywords: HIV-1 Entry Inhibition In Vivo
  • Lewis, K. George, PhD, Professor
    (410) 706-4668
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    Keywords: HIV Vaccine Development, Immunology, Structural Biology, Non-human Primates
  • Li, Yuxing, PhD, Associate Professor
    240-314-6332
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    Keywords: HIV-1, neutralizing antibody, B cell, Ebola virus, vaccine, immunotherapeutics
  • Livak, Ferenc, MD, Adjunct Associate Professor
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  • Ma, Bing, PhD, Research Associate
    410-706-8365
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    Keywords: Microbiome, Multi-‘Omics’, Metagenomics, Genomics, Metatranscriptomics, Metabolomics, Bioinformatics, Virome, Host-Pathogen Interaction, Multi-‘Omics’, Metagenomics, Genomics, Metatranscriptomics, Metabolomics, Bioinformatics, Biomarker discovery, Machine Learning, Systems Biology
  • Macario, J L. Alberto, MD, Adjunct Professor
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  • Martinez, L. Fabiana, BA, Visiting Research Fellow
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  • Medvedev, Andrei, PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor
    (410) 706-5854 (office)
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  • Meka, R. Rakesh C, MSc, Post Doc Fellow
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  • Mongodin, F. Emmanuel, PhD, Associate Professor
    (410) 706-6717
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    Keywords: Bacterial Genomics and Comparative Genomics ; Host-Pathogens Interactions ; Metagenomics ; Microbiome ; Staphylococcus aureus ; Lyme Disease ; Borrelia
  • Moudgil, D. Kamal, MD, PhD, Professor
    (410) 706-7804 (office)
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    Keywords: Immunology, Autoimmunity, Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Immune Regulation, Heat-shock Proteins, Antigen Processing and Presentation, Natural products, Herbal Medicine
  • Myers, S A. Garry, PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor
    (410) 706-5678
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  • Nallar, C. Shreeram, PhD, Research Associate
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  • Nene, M. Vishvanath, PhD, Adjunct Professor
    (410) 706-3860
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  • O'Hanlon, D. Elizabeth, PhD, Research Associate
    410-706-5783
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    Keywords: Microbiome, Human, Reproductive tract, Cervicovaginal, Vaginal, Probiotics, Prebiotics, Lactobacillus, Lactobacilli, Lactic acid, Bacterial Vaginosis, Infections, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Pregnancy, Miscarriage
  • Obrig, G. Tom, PhD, Adjunct Professor
    (410) 706-6917
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  • Ohta, Yuko, PhD, Assistant Professor
    (410) 706-4196
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    Keywords: Molecular Biology, Comparative Immunology, Immunogenetics, Bioinformatics, Gene Annotation, Comparative Genomics, Genome evolution, Cell Biology, pharmaceutical science, cancer chemotherapy
  • Oliva Chavez, S. Adela, PhD, Post Doc Fellow
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  • Oshone, T. Rediet, PhD, Post Doc Fellow
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  • Pedra, H.F. Joao, PhD, Associate Professor
    410-706-7343
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    Keywords: Tick-borne diseases; rickettsial infections; innate immunity; nod-like receptors; inflammasome; humoral responses in arthropods
  • Perkins, J. Darren, PhD, Assistant Professor
    4107064716
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    Keywords: Macrophage, lipopolysaccharide, LPS, type I Interferon, Toll-Like Receptors (TLRs), Salmonella
  • Piao, Wenji, DrMed, Research Associate
    (410) 706-8070
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    Keywords: Regulatory T cell lymphatic migration, and the lymphotoxin beta receptor (LTbR) signaling in endothelial cells (EC).
  • Prantner, J. Daniel, PhD, Research Associate
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  • Prasad, M. Joni, PhD, Faculty Member
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  • Rahman, Mohammed Sayeedur, PhD, Assistant Professor
    410-706-5441 (Office)
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    Keywords: Microbiology, Bacteriology, Rickettsia, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Transcriptome, Protein Secretion pathways, Secretome, Interactome, Virulence, Pathogenesis, Arthropods, Ticks, Fleas, Body Lice, Epidemic Typhus, Murine Typhus, Spotted Fever and Transitional Group rickettsiae
  • Rasko, A. David, PhD, Professor
    (410) 706-6774
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  • Ravel, Jacques, PhD, Professor
    (410) 706-5674
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  • Richard, Katharina, PhD, Research Associate
    410-706-4716
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    Keywords: Innate Immunity, Macrophages, TLR4, Metabolism, Catanionic Surfactant Nanoparticles, Vaccines, Francisella tularensis
  • Robb, T. Frank, PhD, Professor
    410-234-8870
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    Keywords: Extremophiles; Model organisms; Protein folding; Chaperones, Chaperonopathy
  • Rorke, A. Ellen, PhD, Associate Professor
    (410) 706-4251
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    Keywords: AP-1, keratinocyte, epidermis, keratoderma, ichthyosis
  • Sacci, B. John, PhD, Associate Professor
    (410) 706-4071
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  • Samaddar, Sourabh, PhD, Post Doc Fellow
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  • Scanlon, M. Karen, PhD, Research Associate
    (410) 706-0097
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    Keywords: Bordetella pertussis, neonatal infection, pulmonary hypertension, mouse model
  • Schmaljohn, L. Alan, PhD, Professor
    (240) 626-3704
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  • Schulze, H. Dan, PhD, Professor
    (410) 706-5180
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    Keywords: Histocompatibility, sodium calcium exchange, Fc receptors, Natural Killer cells, biosensors
  • Serre, David, Dr. rer. nat., Associate Professor
    (410) 706-7983
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    Keywords: Genomics, Plasmodium vivax, malaria, Anopheles
  • Shirey, Kari Ann, PhD, Assistant Professor
    410-706-4716
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    Keywords: Innate Immunity, Macrophage, Macrophage differentiation, Alternatively activated macrophage (AAM or M2), Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), Influenza, Toll-like Receptors (TLRs), Acute Lung Injurey (ALI),secondary bacterial infection
  • Silverman, J. David, PhD, Professor Emeritus
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  • Singh, J. Nevil, PhD, Assistant Professor
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  • Skerry, M. Ciaran, PhD, Research Associate
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  • Tettelin, Herve, PhD, Associate Professor
    (410) 706-6764
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    Keywords: Bacterial pathogens, comparative genomics, functional genomics, RNA-seq, Tn-seq, bioinformatics.
  • Toshchakov, Y. Vladimir, PhD, Associate Professor
    (410) 706-7076
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    Keywords: Cell signaling. Toll-like receptors. TIR domains.
  • Trotta, Rossana, PhD, Assistant Professor
    410-706-2190
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    Keywords: Natural Killer cells, leukemia, cytokines, CD16, BCR/ABL, Signal Transduction, microRNAs.
  • Vasta, R. Gerardo, PhD, Professor
    (410) 234-8826
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    Keywords: Glycobiology, Glycoimmunology, Lectin, Galectin, F-Lectin, Glycan Receptor, Molecular Recognition, Protein Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Transcriptomics, Genomics, Recombinant Expression, Innate Immunity, Inflammatory Signaling Pathways, Epithelial Cells, Hemocyte, Macrophage, Leukocyte, Protozoan Parasite, Virus, PRR, PAMP, MAMP, Intracellular Signaling, Galectin Inhibitor
  • Vogel, N. Stefanie, PhD, Professor
    410-706-4838 (office)
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    Keywords: macrophages, lipopolysaccharide, Toll-like receptors (TLRs), macrophage differentiation, signaling pathways, interferons, cytokines, influenza, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), Francisella tularensis, vaccines
  • Voss, H. Oliver, PhD, Research Associate
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  • Wang, Xiaowei, PhD, Research Associate
    410-706-3115
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    Keywords: Pathogens, infection and immunity, inflammation, immune signaling, and inflammasomes.
  • Webb, J. Tonya, PhD, Associate Professor
    410-706-4109
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    Keywords: cancer immunology, cancer immunotherapy, CD1d-mediated NKT cell activation, ELISA and flow cytometry
  • Weston, Stuart, PhD, Research Fellow
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  • Witz, P. Isaac, PhD, Professor
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  • Zhao, Yangjie, BA, Visiting Research Fellow
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  • Zhiqiang, Hu, MS, Visiting Research Fellow
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Research Interests

Bacteriology

Azad, F. Abdu, PharmD, PhD, MPH
Professor
(410) 706-3335
aazad@umaryland.edu

Carbonetti, H. Nicholas, PhD
Associate Professor
410-706-7677 (Office)
ncarbone@umaryland.edu

DasSarma, Shiladitya, PhD
Professor
410-234-8847
sdassarma@som.umaryland.edu

Gillespie, J. Joseph, PhD
Assistant Professor
410-706-3337
jgillespie@som.umaryland.edu

Hotopp, Julie C., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(410) 706-5673
jdhotopp@som.umaryland.edu

Mongodin, F. Emmanuel, PhD
Assistant Professor
(410) 706-6717
emongodin@som.umaryland.edu

Pedra, H.F. Joao, PhD
Associate Professor
410-706-7343
jpedra@som.umaryland.edu

Rahman, S. Mohammed, PhD
Assistant Professor
410-706-5441 (Office)
mrahman@som.umaryland.edu

Rasko, A. David, PhD
Professor
(410) 706-6774
drasko@som.umaryland.edu

Ravel, Jacques, Ph.D.
Professor
(410) 706-5674
jravel@som.umaryland.edu

Robb, T. Frank, PhD
Professor
410-234-8870
frobb@som.umaryland.edu

Tettelin, Hervé S.G , Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(410) 706-6764
tettelin@som.umaryland.edu

Cancer Immunology

Webb, Tonya, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(410) 706-4109
twebb@som.umaryland.edu

Cell Biology

Feldman, A. Ricardo, PhD
Associate Professor
410-706-4197 (office)
rfeldman@som.umaryland.edu

Hassel, Bret A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(410) 328-2344
bhassel@umm.edu

Kalvakolanu, Dhan V. Ph.D.
Professor
(410) 328-1396
dkalvako@umaryland.edu

Rorke, Ellen A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(410) 706-4251
erorke@som.umaryland.edu

Schulze, Dan H. Ph.D.
Professor
(410) 706-3813
dschulze@umnet.umaryland.edu

Genomics

Immunology

Carbonetti, H. Nicholas, PhD
Associate Professor
410-706-7677 (Office)
ncarbone@umaryland.edu

Carey, Gregory B., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(410) 706-8191
gcarey@som.umaryland.edu

Chapoval, Svetlana P., M.D., Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor

(410) 706-8919
schapoval@som.umaryland.edu

Dooley, Helen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(410)-234-8837
hdooley@som.umaryland.edu

Fan, Xiaoxuan, Ph. D.
Assistant Professor
(410) 706-2173
xiaoxuanfan@som.umaryland.edu

Flajnik, Martin F., Ph.D.
Professor
(410) 706-5161
mflajnik@som.umaryland.edu

Hansen, Anne-Marie, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(410) 706-3004
ahansen@medicine.umaryland.edu

Hassel, Bret A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(410) 328-2344
bhassel@umm.edu

Jackson, William, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(410) 706-5404
wjackson@som.umaryland.edu

Kalvakolanu, Dhan V. Ph.D.
Professor
(410) 328-1396
dkalvako@umaryland.edu

Kamin-Lewis, Roberta M., Ph.D.,
Associate Professor
(410) 706-4686
rklewis@ihv.umaryland.edu

Keegan, Achsah D., Ph.D.
Professor
(410) 706-8174
akeegan@som.umaryland.edu

Lewis, George K., Ph.D.
Professor
(410) 706-8649
glewis@ihv.umaryland.edu

Moudgil, Kamal D., M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
(410) 706-7804
kmoud001@umaryland.edu

Ota, Yuko, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(410) 706-5161
yota@som.umaryland.edu

Pedra, Joao, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(410) 706-7343
jpedra@som.umaryland.edu

Perkins, Darren, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

(410) 706-4716
dperkins@som.umaryland.edu

Schulze, Dan H. Ph.D.
Professor
(410) 706-3813
dschulze@umnet.umaryland.edu

Serre, David, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(410) 706-7983
dserre@som.umaryland.edu

Shirey, Kari Ann, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(410) 706-4716
Kshirey@som.umaryland.edu

Sui, Jianxin, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor

jsui@som.umaryland.edu

Toshchakov, Vladimir Y., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(410) 706-7076
toshchakov@som.umaryland.edu

Trotta, Rossana, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(410) 706-2190
rtrotta@som.umaryland.edu

Vasta, Gerardo, Ph.D.
Professor
(410) 234-8826
gvasta@som.umaryland.edu

Vogel, Stefanie N., Ph.D.
Professor
(410) 706-4838
svogel@som.umaryland.edu

Witz, Isaac P., Ph.D.
Professor
(410) 706-8614
iwitz@ihv.umaryland.edu

Lymphocyte Biology; Immune activation and tolerance

Singh, Nevil, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(410) 706-6916
nsingh@som.umaryland.edu

Molecular pathogenesis of pathogenic Escherichia coli and Vibrio cholerae vaccine development

Mycology

Bruno, Vincent, PhD
Assistant Professor
(410) 706-0812
vbruno@som.umaryland.edu

Parasitology

Azad, F. Abdu, PharmD, PhD, MPH
Professor
(410) 706-3335
aazad@umaryland.edu

Carneiro Da Silva, Joana, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(410) 706-6721
jcsilva@som.umaryland.edu

Gillespie, Joe, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(410)706-3815
JGillespie@som.umaryland.edu

Sacci, John B., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(410) 706-4071
jsacc001@umaryland.edu

T cell cancer immunotherapy & vaccine development

Davila, Eduardo, PhD
Associate Professor
(410) 706-5051
edavila@som.umaryland.edu

Virology