Jonathan Abraham, Associate Professor

Molecular biology, immunology, and structural biology

Thomas Bernhardt, Professor

Bacterial genetics; mechanism of cell division and regulation

Lee Gehrke, Professor

Emerging viruses; rapid virus detection technologies

Sophie Helaine, Associate Professor

Salmonella persisters during infection and bacterial growth control

Darren Higgins, Professor

Host-pathogen interactions: intracellular bacterial pathogens

Ann Hochschild
Ann Hochschild, Professor and Chair

Bacterial genetics; mechanisms of transcription and bacterial prions

Marco Jost, Assistant Professor 

Molecular mechanisms of host-microbiome interactions

David Knipe
David Knipe, Professor

Molecular biology of herpes simplex virus; viral vaccines

Alexander Kostic, Assistant Professor

Microbiome-immune system interactions

Philip Kranzusch
Philip Kranzusch, Associate Professor

Enzyme biochemistry and innate immune signaling

M Leger-Abraham
Mélissa Léger-Abraham, Assistant Professor

Parasitic protein synthesis; structural and molecular biology

Stephen Lory
Stephen Lory, Professor

Bacterial pathogenesis: genomics

John Mekalanos, Professor

Protein chemistry and bacterial genetics

Jeffrey Moffitt, Assistant Professor

In situ single-cell ‘omics in the microbiome-gut-brain-axis

Max Nibert, Professor

Reoviruses and rotaviruses

Silvi Rouskin
Silvi Rouskin, Assistant Professor

RNA viruses and RNA-structure based gene regulation in disease

David Rudner
David Rudner, Professor

Cell envelope biogenesis in gram-positive bacteria; entrance/exit from dormancy

Aaron Schmidt, Assistant Professor

Protein engineering, antibody evolution and small-molecule discovery

Joseph Sodroski, Professor

Human immunodeficiency virus entry into host cells; HIV

Michael Starnbach, Professor

T-lymphocyte responses to bacterial pathogens

Suzanne Walker, Professor

Chemical biology applied to microbial systems

Affiliate Faculty

A Balazs
Alejandro Balazs, Assistant Professor

(The Ragon Institute)

Engineering immunity to dissect host-pathogen interactions

A Barczak
Amy Barczak, Assistant Professor

(Mass General Hospital)

Pathogenesis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in cells and tissues

D Barouch
Dan Barouch, Professor

(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center)

Immunology and virology of HIV-1 infection, vaccine strategies

F Batista
Facundo Batista, Professor

(The Ragon Institute)

B cell activation and antibody production

M Baym
Michael Baym, Assistant Professor

(HMS Department of Biomedical Informatics)

Microbial evolution, antibiotic resistance, and phage

S Calderwood
Stephen Calderwood, Professor

(Mass General Hospital)

Immune responses to enteric infections, microbial pathogenesis

H Cantor
Harvey Cantor, Professor

(Dana-Farber Cancer Institute)

Development and function of T cells

I Chiu
Isaac Chiu, Associate Professor

(HMS Department of Immunology)

Neuro-immune mechanisms of pain and inflammation

J Cunningham
James Cunningham, Associate Professor

(Brigham and Women's Hospital)

Leukemogenic Retroviruses

R Dolin
Raphael Dolin, Professor

(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center)

Development and clinical study of candidate HIV vaccines

M Dong
Min Dong, Associate Professor

(Boston Children's Hospital)

Bacterial toxins, protein therapeutics, and host-pathogen interactions

S Dougan
Stephanie Dougan, Assistant Professor

(Dana-Farber Cancer Institute)

Mouse models of anti-tumor immunity

S Dove
Simon Dove, Associate Professor

(Boston Children's Hospital)

Virulence gene expression in pathogenic bacteria

J Dvorak
Jeffrey Dvorin, Associate Professor

(Boston Children's Hospital)

Molecular pathogenesis of human malaria infection

A Engelman
Alan Engelman, Professor

(Dana-Farber Cancer Institute)

Retroviral DNA Integration

S Fortune
Sarah Fortune, Professor

(Harvard Chan School)

Mycobacterium tuberculosis pathogenesis

R Franklin
Ruth Franklin, Assistant Professor

(Harvard Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology)

The immune system beyond host defense

D Gabuzda
Dana Gabuzda, Professor

(Dana-Farber Cancer Institute)

HIV Molecular Biology and Pathogenesis

B Gewürz
Benjamin Gewurz, Associate Professor

(Brigham and Women's Hospital)

Epstein-Barr virus replication, pathogenesis and cancer biology

M Gilmore
Michael S. Gilmore, Professor

(Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary)

Multidrug resistant enterococci, streptococci, staphylococci

M Goldberg
Marcia Goldberg, Professor

(Mass General Hospital)

Molecular mechanisms of Shigella flexneri infection

S Gopinath
Smita Gopinath, Assistant Professor

(Harvard Chan School)

Host-pathogen interaction modulated by the microbiota

P Howley
Peter Howley, Professor

(HMS Department of Immunology)

Molecular biology of the papillomaviruses

J Huh
Jun Huh, Associate Professor

(HMS Department of Immunology)

Bacteria, immune cells and neurodevelopment

R Jackson
Ruaidhrí Jackson, Assistant Professor

(HMS Department of Immunology)

Mucosal Immunology and Protein Translation During Inflammation

J Kagan
Jonathan Kagan, Professor

(Boston Children's Hospital)

Regulation of Toll-like receptor signaling

D Kasper
Dennis Kasper, Professor

(HMS Department of Immunology)

The interaction of bacteria with the immune system

J Lemieux
Jacob Lemieux, Assistant Professor

(Mass General Hospital)

Red blood cell parasites, tick-borne diseases, and respiratory viruses

C Lesser
Cammie Lesser, Associate Professor

(Mass General Hospital)

Gram-negative bacterial pathogenesis

R Nowarski
Roni Nowarski, Assistant Professor

(Brigham and Women's Hospital)

Tissue regulation of immunity and inflammation

G Pier
Gerald Pier, Professor

(Brigham and Women's Hospital)

Bacterial pathogenesis and vaccine development

S Rabkin
Samuel Rabkin, Professor

(Mass General Hospital)

HSV Vectors for Cancer Therapy

L Rahme
Laurence Rahme, Professor

(Mass General Hospital)

Multi-Host Bacterial Pathogenesis

S Rakoff Nahum
Seth Rakoff-Nahoum, Assistant Professor

(Boston Children's Hospital)

Understanding host-associated microbial communities

E Rubin
Eric Rubin, Professor

(Harvard Chan School)

The molecular pathogenesis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

A Sharpe
Arlene Sharpe, Professor

(HMS Department of Immunology)

Regulation of T-cell Mediated Immune Response

U von Andrian
Uli von Andrian, Professor

(HMS Department of Immunology)

Leukocyte trafficking; intravital microscopy; host-pathogen interactions

M Waldor
Matthew Waldor, Professor

(Brigham and Women's Hospital)

Evolution, cell biology, and pathogenicity of Vibrio cholerae

B Walker
Bruce Walker, Professor

(The Ragon Institute)

Mechanisms of immune control in HIV infection

P Watnick
Paula Watnick, Professor

(Boston Children's Hospital)

Host-pathogen/commensal metabolic interactions

M Wessels
Michael Wessels, Professor

(Boston Children's Hospital)

Molecular basis of streptococcal infections