Faculty

Raul Andino, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology
"Replication of RNA Viruses and Vaccine Development"
Research Interests: Viruses
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Joseph Bondy-Denomy, PhD
UCSF Faculty Fellow, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology
"Role of CRISPR-Cas in bacterial biology"
Research Interests: Bacteria Viruses Host-Pathogen Interactions Microbiome
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Henry Chambers, MD
Professor, Dept. of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases, SFGH
"Bacterial Resistance and Virulence"
Research Interests: Bacteria
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Charles Chiu, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Laboratory Medicine
"Metagenomics-Based Technologies for Virus Detection and Discovery"
Research Interests: Viruses
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Seemay Chou, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry & Biophysics
"Molecular and structural basis of host-microbe interactions"
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Charles Craik, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
"Role Of Proteolysis In Host-Pathogen Interactions"
Research Interests: Viruses Host-Pathogen Interactions Structure-Based Studies
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Joseph DeRisi, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
"Genomic Approaches To the Study Of Infectious Diseases"
Research Interests: Viruses Bacteria Parasites Host-Pathogen Interactions Microbiome Immunology
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Joanne Engel, MD, PhD
Professor, Depts. of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Director, Microbial Pathogenesis and Host Defense Program
"Bacterial-Host Cell Interactions"
Research Interests: Bacteria Host-Pathogen Interactions
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Alan Frankel, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Biophysics
"Assembly Of RNA-Protein Complexes"
Research Interests: Viruses Host-Pathogen Interactions Structure-Based Studies
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Warner C. Greene, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology
Director and Senior Investigator, Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology
Co-Director, UCSF-GIVI Center for AIDS Research
Executive Chairman, Accordia Global Health Foundation
"HIV Transmission and Pathogenesis"
Research Interests: Viruses Host-Pathogen Interactions Immunology
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Carol Gross, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Cell and Tissue Biology
"Regulation of Gene Expression"
Research Interests: Bacteria
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Alexander Johnson, PhD
Professor Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, Biochemistry and Biophysics
Vice Chair, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology
"Fungal Pathogenesis and Evolution"
Research Interests: Fungi Host-Pathogen Interactions Microbiome Structure-Based Studies
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Nevan Krogan, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Cellular & Molecular Pharmacology, Director, California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3@UCSF)
"From Systems to Structure: Bridging Networks and Mechanism"
Research Interests: Bacteria Fungi Viruses Host-Pathogen Interactions
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Lewis Lanier, PhD
Professor and Chair, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology
"Natural Killer Cell - Pathogen Interactions"
Research Interests: Viruses Host-Pathogen Interactions Immunology
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Richard Locksley, MD
Professor, Dept. of Medicine
Director of the Sandler Asthma Basic Research Center
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
"Deconstructing Allergic Immunity"
Research Interests: Parasites Host-Pathogen Interactions Immunology
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Susan Lynch, PhD
Associate Professor, Dept. of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
"Human Microbiome Research"
Research Interests: Microbiome
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Hiten Madhani, MD, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Member, California Institute of Quantitative Biosciences
"Control Of Fungal Virulence"
Research Interests: Fungi Host-Pathogen Interactions
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Alex Marson, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology
"Engineering human T cell circuitry"
Research Interests: Microbiology and Immunology Lab Website UCSF Profile

JJ Miranda, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology
Assistant Investigator, Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology
"Viral Genome Organization"
Research Interests: Host-Pathogen Interactions Structure-Based Studies Viruses
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Shaeri Mukherjee, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology
"Bacterial Manipulation of Host Vesicular Transport Pathways"
Research Interests: Bacteria Host-Pathogen Interactions
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Suzanne Noble, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Depts. of Microbiology and Immunology, Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseasess
"Fungal-Mammalian Host Interactions In Health and Disease"
Research Interests: Bacteria Fungi Host-Pathogen Interactions Microbiome
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Oren Rosenberg, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine
"Structural Biology of Microbial Pathogenesis"
Research Interests: Bacteria Host-Pathogen Interactions
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Philip Rosenthal, MD
Professor, Dept. of Medicine
Global Health Sciences Program
"Basic and Translational Studies Of Malaria"
Research Interests: Parasites Host-Pathogen Interactions
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Tiffany Scharschmidt, MD
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Dermatology
"Host-microbe Immune Dialogue in Skin"
Research Interests: Bacteria Host-Pathogen Interactions Immunology Microbiome
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Anita Sil, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Early Career Scientist
"Fungal Development/Fungal Pathogenesis"
Research Interests: Fungi Host-Pathogen Interactions Immunology
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Paul Sullam, MD
Professor, Dept. of Medicine
"Bacterial Adhesion and Transport"
Research Interests: Bacteria
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Peter Turnbaugh, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, G.W.Hooper Research Foundation
"Human Microbiome Research"
Research Interests: Bacteria Microbiome