• Louise A. Rollins-Smith, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics

    Amphibian immune defenses against an ancient fungal pathogen

  • Ivelin S. Georgiev, Ph.D.

    Associate Director, Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation (VI4)
    Associate Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
    Associate Professor of Computer Science

    Computational immunology and virology

  • John Karijolich, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
    Associate Professor of Biochemistry

    Oncogenic Viruses, RNA-based mechanisms of antiviral and antitumor immunity, epigenomics, CRISPR screens

  • Eric P. Skaar, Ph.D., M.P.H.

    Director, Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation (VI4)
    Director, Division of Molecular Pathogenesis
    Ernest W. Goodpasture Chair in Pathology
    Vice Chair for Research, Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology
    Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology

    Factors and processes involved in the battle for metal between bacterial pathogens and their hosts 

  • Borden Lacy, Ph.D.

    Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
    Professor of Biochemistry
    Edward and Nancy Fody Chair in Pathology

    Structures and molecular mechanisms of bacterial toxins

  • Christopher R. Aiken, Ph.D.

    MHI Program Director
    Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
    Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology

    Biochemistry and molecular biology of HIV infection; Antiviral mechanisms

  • Mark R. Denison, M.D.

    Professor of Pediatrics
    Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
    Craig-Weaver Chair in Pediatics

    Replication, cell biology, and pathogenesis of coronaviruses; emerging viruses in biodefense

  • Deborah A. Lannigan, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
    Associate Professor of Cancer Biology
    Associate Professor of Cell & Developmental Biology

    Signaling pathways involved in mammary gland homeostasis and breast cancer