Broad Categories:

ViralJean Patterson, Ph.D., Ricardo Carrion, Jr., Ph.D., Andrew Hayhurst, Ph.D., Olena Shtanko, Ph.D., Suzette Tardif, Ph.D.

BacterialLarry Schlesinger, M.D., Jordi Torrelles, Ph.D., Joanne Turner, Ph.D., Robert Lanford, Ph.D.

FungiLarry Schlesinger, M.D.

ParasiteTim Anderson, Ph.D.Ian Cheeseman, Ph.D.

Human Population Health IssuesShelley Cole, Ph.D., Mel Carless, Ph.D., Suzette Tardif, Ph.D.

Nonhuman PrimatesRobert Lanford, Ph.D., Suzette Tardif, Ph.D., Deepak Kaushal, Ph.D., Corinna Ross, Ph.D.

Stem CellsMarcel Daadi, Ph.D., Tiziano Barberi, Ph.D.

 

Specific Topics of Expertise:

Tim Anderson, Ph.D.: Malaria, Schistosomiasis, any parasitic disease

Eusondia Arnett, Ph.D.: Tuberculosis, macrophages

Tiziano Barberi, Ph.D.: Development of retinal diseases, muscular dystrophy, human diseases that can be fixed with gene therapy/stem cells

Raul Bastarrachea, M.D.: Diabetes, obesity, metabolism

John Bernal, D.V.M, Kathy Brasky, M.S., V.M.D, Elizabeth Clemmons, D.V.M, Edward Dick, D.V.M.: Animal disease/veterinary health issues

Ricardo Carrion, Jr., Ph.D.: BSL4 labs, Ebola, Marburg, drug testing

Mel Carless, Ph.D.: Psychiatric diseases, genetics/genomics

Frederic Chevalier, Ph.D.: Schistosomiasis, parasitic diseases

Geoffrey Clarke, Ph.D. (UT Health): Imaging

Shelley Cole, Ph.D.: Heart disease, population health and genetics, diabetes, chronic conditions

Marcel Daadi, Ph.D.: Stem cells, Parkinson’s disease

Marie-Claire Gauduin, Ph.D.: Tuberculosis, HIV, pediatrics, vaccines

Luis Giavedoni, Ph.D.: HIV, immunology

Jack Kent, Jr., Ph.D.: Computational biology

Smita Kulkarni, Ph.D.: HIV, small non-coding RNAs, microRNAs, DNA or RNA structure

Corrine Lutz, Ph.D., Corinna Ross, Ph.D.: Animal behavior

Corinna Ross, Ph.D.: Aging

Larry Schlesinger, M.D.: Clinical infections (all bacteria and fungi)

Olena Shtanko, Ph.D.: Ebola, cell entry