• David Aronoff, M.D.

    Director, Division of Infectious Diseases
    Addison B. Scoville Jr. Chair in Medicine
    Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
    Professor of Medicine

    Mechanisms of bacterial immune evasion in the female reproductive tract

  • Seth R. Bordenstein, Ph.D.

    Associate Director, Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation (VI4)
    Centennial Professor of Biological Sciences
    Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
    Director, Vanderbilt Microbiome Initiative

    Evolutionary genomics of animal microbe interactions 

  • James E. Cassat, M.D., Ph.D.

    Associate Director, Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation (VI4)
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Assistant Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology

    Interaction between host and pathogen during invasive bacterial infections

  • Maria Hadjifrangiskou, Ph.D.

    Associate Director, Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation (VI4)
    Associate Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
    Associate Professor in Urologic Surgery

    Biofilm formation by uropathogenic E. coli, Virulence mechanisms of bacteria causing urinary tract infections

  • 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 

  • Keith T. Wilson, M.D.

    Thomas F. Frist Sr. Chair in Medicine
    Professor of Medicine
    Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
    Professor of Medicine Professor of Cancer Biology
    Director, Center for Mucosal Inflammation and Cancer

    Host immune response to the gastric pathogen Helicobacter pylori 

  • Suman Ranjan Das, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Medicine

    Virus-host microbiome interactions and viral diseases modeling