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PLOS Pathogens Editorial Board

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Editors-in-Chief

Kasturi Haldar
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Indiana, USA
E-mail: khaldar [at] plos.org
Grant McFadden
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL, USA
E-mail: gmcfadden [at] plos.org

Section Editors

Raul Andino
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, USA
RNA virus replication, interaction with the host, RNAi, virus evolution
Alex Andrianopoulos
University of Melbourne
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
gene regulation, fungal morphogenesis, fungal development, fungal germination
François Balloux
University College London
London, United Kingdom
spatial population genetics, spatial epidemiology, organisms with unusual mating systems and complex life-cycles
Ralph S. Baric
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC, USA
genetics of RNA virus transcription, replication, persistence, cross species transmission.
William Bishai
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD, USA
Mycobacterium tuberculosis, gene regulation, drugs, vaccines, diagnostics
Vern B. Carruthers
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Parasitology, apicomplexa, Toxoplasma, Trypanosomes, pathogenesis, virulence, cell biology, genetics
Ambrose Cheung
Dartmouth University School of Medicine
Hanover, NH, USA
gram-positive bacteria, virulence determinants in Staphylococcus aureus, virulence genes
Blossom Damania
University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC, USA
gammaherpesviruses, signal transduction, innate immunity, oncogenesis, primate herpesviruses
Kirk Deitsch
Weill Medical College, Cornell University
New York, NY, USA
antigenic variation, eukaryotic chromatin, epigenetic regulation, transcription, Plasmodium
Michael S. Diamond
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO, USA
RNA viruses, innate immunity, adaptive immunity
Shou-Wei Ding
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA, USA
plant virology, invertebrate RNA viruses, RNAi, RNA silencing, viral suppressors of RNAi
Sabine Ehrt
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY, USA
Pathogenesis of tuberculosis, Mycobacterium macrophage interaction, regulation of gene expression
Michael Farzan
Harvard University School of Medicine
Southborough, MA, USA
enveloped viruses, receptors, entry, restriction
Scott G. Filler
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Torrance, CA, USA
mammalian fungal infections, fungal biology, cell biology of endothelial and epithelial cells
JoAnne Flynn
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
tuberculosis, lung, immunology
Ron A.M. Fouchier
Erasmus Medical Center
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
influenza, negative strand viruses, evolution, emerging viruses
Klaus Früh
Oregon Health and Sciences University
Beaverton, OR, USA
immune evasion, Poxvirus, Herpesvirus, antigen presentation, innate immunity
Michaela Gack
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA, USA
innate immune sensing, signal transduction of RIG-I-like receptors, viral evasion by influenza viruses
Michael Gale Jr.
University of Washington
Seattle, WA, USA
hepatitis, flavivirus, innate immunity, interferon, host defense
Shou-Jiang Gao
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA, USA
DNA viruses, Herpesviridae, Inflammation angiogenesis and microenvironment, Innate immunity, Oral infection, Sexually transmitted infection, Viral Genome Replication
Adolfo Garcia-Sastre
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY, USA
Influenza, negative strand RNA viruses, innate immunity, antiviral host response, viral vaccines
Michael S. Gilmore
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA, USA
Gram positive bacteria, enterococci and staphylococci, antibiotic resistance and development, endocardtis, respiratory infections
Thomas J. Hope
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL, USA
viral post-transcriptional regulatory elements and cell biology of HIV
Michael J. Imperiale
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI, USA
small DNA tumor viruses, polyomavirus, adenovirus, papillomavirus
Ralph Isberg
Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, MA, USA
molecular mechanisms of bacterial uptake, intravacuolar growth in host cells, Yersinia pseudotuberculosis
James Kazura
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH, USA
malaria, helminth, immunology, genetic susceptibility
Kami Kim
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
New York, NY, USA
parasitology, Plasmodium, Toxoplasma gondii pathogenesis, cell biology, and genetics
Richard Koup
National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Bethesda, MD, USA
HIV, immunity, vaccines
George Luo
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Epidemiology, Evolutionary biology, Genetics, HIV and Retroviruses, Human T cell leukaemia virus, Next generation sequencing, Spumavirus, Systems genetics
Neil A. Mabbott
Roslin Institute and Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
immune system, host-pathogen interactions, TSE agents
Michael H. Malim
King's College London
London, United Kingdom
retroviruses, HIV
Aaron Mitchell
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
biofilm formation, fungal genetics, transcriptional regulation
Denise Monack
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA, USA
Shigella life cycle, protease-dependent mechanism for mediating actin-based motility
Karen Mossman
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Innate immunity, interferon, signal transduction, virus-host interactions, oncolytic viruses, Herpesviruses
Karl Münger
Harvard University
Boston, MA, USA
papillomaviruses, polyomaviruses, DNA tumor viruses, viral oncology
Peter D. Nagy
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, USA
plant viruses, RNA virus replication, RNA virus recombination, host-virus interactions
Xavier Nassif
University Paris Descartes
Paris, France
bacterial meningitis, Neisseria pathogenesis, blood brain barrier
Jing-hsiung James Ou
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA, USA
hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, hepatocellular carcinogenesis
Edward Pearce
Washington University
Saint Louis, MO, USA
helminth parasites, immune responses
Andrew Pekosz
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD,USA
Influenza virus, hantavirus, coronavirus, virus-host cell interactions, virus assembly
Eleanor M. Riley
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
London, United Kingdom
immunology, malaria, pathology, epidemiology
Craig R. Roy
Yale University
New Haven, CT, USA
cell biology, biochemistry, immunology, microbiology
David Sacks
National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Bethesda, MD, USA
intracellular parasite biology , immunology and cell biology of leishmanial infections
Nina Salama
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, WA, USA
epsilon proteobacteria, recombinational repair, bacterial cell wall/cell shape, comparative genomics, functional genomics
H. Steven Seifert
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL, USA
Neisseria pathogenesis, pili, antigenic variation, bacteria genetics
Barbara Sherry
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC, USA
dsRNA viruses, type I interferons, myocarditis
Eric Skaar
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN, USA
gram-negative bacteria, Neisseria, respiratory infections, secretion systems, immunology, nocosomial infection, pili
Samuel H. Speck
Emory University
Atlanta, GA, USA
gammaherpesviruses, regulation of viral gene expression, role of DNA methylation in gammaherpesvirus infection
Xin-zhuan Su
National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Rockville, MD, USA
parasites, malaria, genetics, genomics, drug resistance, sexual development
Guy Tran Van Nhieu
Institut Pasteur
Paris, France
bacterial pathogenesis, Shigella, bacterial-induced actin cytoskeletal reorganization
Volker Thiel
University of Bern
Bern, Switzerland
coronaviruses, reverse genetics, RNA synthesis, pathogenicity factors, zoonosis, innate immune responses
Brett Tyler
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA, USA
Oomycete and fungal plant pathogens, plant innate immunity, eukaryotic microbe genomics and bioinformatics
Raphael Valdivia
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC, USA
Chlamydia, cellular microbiology, membrane transport, cell signaling, cytoskeleton
David Wang
Washington University
St. Louis, MO, USA
characterization of novel viruses, C. elegans virus infection system, astroviruses, nodaviruses
Michael Wessels
Harvard Medical School
Cambridge, MA, USA
Streptococcal pathogenesis
David Westaway
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
mammalian prion proteins (cell biology & biochemistry), host control of prion pathogenesis, prion protein life-cycle
Thomas A. Wynn
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Bethesda, MD, USA
helminths, microbiology/parasitology, immunology, allergy and hypersensitivity
Jian-Min Zhou
National Institute of Biological Sciences
Beijing, China
Plant pathogens, signal transduction, effector, innate immunity, protein phosphorylation

Opinions and Viewpoints Editor

Glenn Rall
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Adapative immunity, Arenaviridae, Blood Brain Barrier, cytokines, Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus, Negative strand RNA viruses, Paramyxoviridae

Reviews Editors

James Bliska
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, New York
Enteric bacteria, Gram Negative Bacteria, Innate immunity, phagocytosis, secretion systems, Yersinia pestis, Yersinia pseudotuberculosis
Chetan Chitnis
International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
New Delhi, India
Apicomplexa, Egress, Molecular genetics, Parasitology, lasmodium, protein structure, Vaccine
Christoph Dehio
University of Basel
Basel, Switzerland
Gram negative bacteria, Legionella pneumophila, Salmonella enterica, Yersinia pseudotuberculosis, Innate Immunity
Marc-Jan Gubbels
Boston College
Boston, Massachussets
Apicomplexa, Evolutionary biology/genetics, Genomics, Kinases, Plasmodium, Ticks, Toxoplosma
Tom Hobman
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Canada
Alphavirus, Flaviviridae, RNA Viruses, RNAi , Vector borne infections (arboviruses), Western equine encephalitis virus, Zoonotic infections
James B. Lok
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Parasitology, Strongyloides, Caenorhabditis, transcription factor, dauer, G protein, TGF beta, parasite, nematode

Pearls Editors

Richard Condit
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL, USA
Antivirals, Asfaviridae, DNA virus, Emerging Infections, Genetics, Poxviridae, Vaccines, Vaccinia virus, Viral Genome
Rebecca Dutch
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, USA
Negative strand RNA viruses, Emerging viruses, Hendra virus, Nipah virus, Paramyxoviridae, Respiratory Infections, Viral Entry
William Goldman
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC, USA
animal pathogens, Gram Negative Bacteria, Innate Immunity, Mycology, Respiratory Infections, Yersinia pestis
Deborah Hogan
Dartmouth University
Hanover, NH, USA
Antifungal drug discovery, genetics, transcriptomics, fungal interactions, pathogen effectors, microbial interactions
Joseph Heitman
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC, USA
Ascomycete pathogens, Basidiomycete pathogens, Candida, Comparative genomics, Cryptococcus, Evolutionary genetics, Genomics, sexual reproduction, Zygomycetes
Laura J. Knoll
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI, USA
Apicomplexa, CNS infections, Dendritic cells, Immunology, macrophages, Parasitology, Toxoplasma
Virginia Miller
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Enteric bacteria, Gram Negative Bacteria, Klebsiella, Yersinia enterocolitica, Yersinia pestis
Vincent Racaniello
Columbia University
New York, NY, USA
Blood Brain Barrier, Cardiac infections, Coxsackievirus, Enterovirus, Genetics, Hepatitis, Innate immunity, Picornaviridae, Poliovirus, Respiratory Infections, Vaccines
Don Sheppard
McGill University
Montreal, Canada
Antifungal drug discovery, Ascomycete pathogens, Biofilm formation, Genetics, Molecular mechanisms of fungal pathogenesis, Vaccine development
Katherine Spindler
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI, USA
adenovirus, DNA viruses, encephalitic virus infections, encephalitis, host-pathogen interaction, viral pathogenesis
Heather True
Washington University School of Medicine
Saint Louis, MO, USA
Chronic Wasting Disease, Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, Genetics, in vitro prion propagation, prion protein life-cycle, Protein degradation, scrapie, Yeasts

Genomics Editors

Raul Andino
Section Editor
Evolutionary virology
François Balloux
Section Editor
Evolutionary biology
Aaron Mitchell
Section Editor
Mycology
Denise Monack
Section Editor
Bacteriology
Xin-zhuan Su
Section Editor
Parasitology
Brett Tyler
Section Editor
Plant Pathogens
David Wang
Section Editor
Virology

Associate Editors

Umberto Agrimi
Instituto Superiore di Sanità
Rome, Italy
prion strains, pathogenesis of prion diseases, genetics of prion diseases
Christopher Aiken
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, TN, USA
HIV replication, mechanisms of resistance and susceptibility, host-virus interactions
Michelle Barry
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
DNA viruses, poxviruses, apoptosis, ubiquitination, nuclear factor kappa B
Jason Bartz
Creighton University Medical School
Omaha, NE, USA
Environmental fate of prions, Prion pathogenesis, Prion strains
Christopher F. Basler
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY, USA
filoviruses, influenza viruses, interferon
Marcel A. Behr
McGill University
Montreal Canada
Tuberculosis, BCG, Crohn's disease, mycobacterium avium, bacterial genomics
Chris A. Benedict
La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
La Jolla, California
Adaptive Immunity, Apoptosis, Herpesviridae, Poxviridae, Vaccines
Nora J. Besansky
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN, USA
mosquito evolutionary genetics and genomics
Stephen Beverley
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO, USA
Leishmania and trypanosomatid protozoa, molecular genetics, parasite virulence and evolution
Paul Birch
The James Hutton Institute, University of Dundee
Dundee, Scotland
Biotrophic pathogens, Fungal and Oomycete pathogens of plants, Innate Immunity, Phytophthora infestans, Potato
Michael J. Blackman
National Institute for Medical Research
London, UK
parasitology, invasion, proteomics, chemical genomics
Steven R. Blanke
University of Illinois
Urbana, IL, USA
Helicobacter pylori, Bacillus anthracis, Bacillus cereus group pathogens, Campylobacter jejuni, VacA, CDTs
Debra Bessen
New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY, USA
Streptococcal pathogenesis, bacterial evolution, molecular epidemiology
Helena Boshoff
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD, USA
identification and validation of drug targets, tuberculosis, DNA repair, antibiotic resistance, Metabolomics
Kenneth A. Bradley
University of California Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Bacillus anthracis, cytolethal distending toxins, cholesterol dependent cytolysins
William J. Britt
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL, USA
virus structure and assembly, viral protein trafficking, herpes virology
Sara Cherry
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Antivirals, arboviruses, Genetics, Innate Immunity, Poxviridae, Host-Range Restriction
Jenifer Coburn
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI, USA
spirochetes, Borrelia, Leptospira, ticks
Isabelle Coppens
Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute
Baltimore, MD, USA
parasitology, apicomplexa, plasmodium, toxoplasma, autophagy, cell culture, biochemistry
Laurent Coscoy
University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, California
Adaptive Immunity, Cytomegalovirus, Herpesviridae, Innate Immunity, Kaposi's Sarcoma, Viral entry
Leah E. Cowen
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
fungal pathogenesis, antifungal drug resistance, stress response, morphogenesis
Carolyn B. Coyne
University of Pittsburg
Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
Coxsackievirus, Enterovirus, GI infections, Innate immunity, Picornaviridae, Poliovirus, RNAi response, Systems biology, Viral Entry
Bryan R. Cullen
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC, USA
retroviral molecular biology, viral microRNAs, innate antiviral immunity, APOBEC3 proteins, RNA interference
Jeff Dangl
University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC, USA
plant-pathogen interactions, bacterial pathogens, type III systems, oomycetes
Frank R. DeLeo
National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Hamilton, MT, USA
host defense, bacterial pathogenesis, neutrophil
Isabelle Derré
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT, USA
gram-negative bacteria, Chlamydia trachomatis, Chlamydophila pneumoniae, Intracellular pathogens, type III secretion
Ronald C. Desrosiers
Harvard University
Boston, MA, USA
AIDS, SIV/HIV, neutralizing antibodies, AIDS vaccine, gamma herpesviruses
Savithramma Dinesh-Kumar
UC Davis
Davis, CA, USA
Plant RNA Viruses, Arabidopsis, Bromoviridae, Geminiviridae, replication of RNA genomes, pattern recognition receptor
Biao Ding
Ohio State University
Columbus, OH, USA
plant pathogens, viruses, viroids genomics, movement, RNA silencing, dicer
Dirk P. Dittmer
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Adaptive Immunity, Antivirals, Herpesviridae, intrinsic immunity/resistance, Papillomaviridae
Tamara Doering
Washington University School of Medicine
Saint Louis, MO, USA
pathogenic fungi, Cryptococcus neoformans, glycobiology, glycan synthesis
Daniel Douek
National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Bethesda, MD, USA
human immunology, t cells, HIV, thymus, mucosalimmunology
Michael Emerman
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, WA, USA
HIV replication, retroviruses, evolution of virus-host interactions
David T. Evans
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Madison, Wisconsin
Adapative immunity, Co-infections, Cross-species transmission, genomics, HIV, Innate immunity, NK cells, Retroviridae, SIV, Vaccines, Virus discovery
Roger Everett
University of Glasgow
Glasgow, Scotland
herpesviruses, PML nuclear bodies, SUMO, ubiquitin E3 ligase, viral replication
Marta Feldmesser
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY, USA
fungal immunology, fungal pathogenesis, antibody-mediated immunity
Pinghui Feng
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California
Deamidation, gene expression, Herpesvirus, viral replication, kinase
Neil M. Ferguson
Imperial College London
London, UK
Epidemiology, epidemic modeling, population biology, infectious diseases
Erik K. Flemington
Tulane University
New Orleans, Louisiana
Genetics, Herpesviridae, Innae Immunity, Latent infection, polyomaviridae, papillomaviruses
Daved Fremont
Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri
gamma herpesvirus, Poxvirus, x-ray crystallography, dengue, Flavivirus, structural biology
Ana Fernandez-Sesma
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, New York
Flaviviridae, inflammation, Influenza virus, Innate immunity, Orthomyxoviridae, Respiratory Infections, Viral immune evasion
Sarah Gaffen
University of Pittsburg
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Mycology, immune evasion and suppression, cytokines and chemokines, signaling
Denise A. Galloway
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, WA, USA
papillomaviruses, mechanisms of cellular immortaliztion, E6 and E7, papillomavirus/polyomavirus serology
Andrea Gamarnik
Fundación Intituto Leloir-CONICET
Buenos Aires, Argentina
dengue virus replication, flaviviruses, RNA virus replication, RNA virus translation
Shou-Jiang Gao
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA, USA
human and primate gammaherpesviruses, emphasis on KSHV and AIDS-related malignancies, non-coding RNA
William Gause
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Newark, NJ, USA
parasitology, immunology, allergy, helminths, neutrophils, autophagy
Ricardo Gazzinelli
UF Minas Gerais and University of Massachussetts Medical School
Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil and Worcester, MA, USA
cytokines, dendritic cells, immunoregulation, PAMPs, Plasmodium, Toxoplasma, Trypanosoma cruzi, vaccines
Hui-Shan Guo
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Beijing, China
Arabidopsis, Bromoviridae, Fungal and Oomycete pathogens of plants, Plant viral pathogens, RNA silencing, Tobacco
Alan Hauser
Northwestern University
BEvanston, IL, USA
innate immunity, Nocosomial Infection, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, secretion systems, type III secretion
Shengyang He
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI, USA
Plant innate immunity, type III secretion, jasmonate signaling, stomatal function, vesicle traffic
Mark Heise
University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC, USA
pathogenesis of virus-induced disease, mosquito-borne and respiratory viruses, viral evasion of the host innate immune system and virus-induced immune pathology
Kent Hill
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA, USA
parasitology, blood infections, Trypanosomes, Leishmania, Flagellum, vector-borne infections
Deborah Hogan
Dartmouth University
Hanover, NH, USA
Antifungal drug discovery, genetics, transcriptomics, fungal interactions, pathogen effectors
David Horn
University of Dundee
Dundee, Scotland, UK
parasitology, kinetoplastids, trypanosomes, leishmania, genomics, drug resistance
Lindsey M. Hutt-Fletcher
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Shreveport, Louisiana
Herpesviridae, Latent infection, Neutralizing antibodies, oral infection, vaccines
Patricia Johnson
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA, USA
trichomonad biology: organelle evolution & biogenesis, gene expression and pathogenesis
Robert F. Kalejta
University of Wisconsin- Madison
Madison, Wisconsin
Adenoviridae, Apoptosis, genetics, herpesviridae, Innate Immunity, poxviridae, polyomaviridae, papillomaviridae, protein synthesis
Yoshihiro Kawaoka
University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Tokyo
Madison, WI, USA; Tokyo, Japan
RNA viruses, influenza viruses, filoviruses
Bruce S. Klein
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI, USA
fungal immunology and pathogenesis
Theresa Koehler
University of Texas-Houston Medical School
Houston, TX, USA
Bacillus, anthrax, spore, toxin, gram positive capsule
Hans-Georg Kräusslich
Universität Heidelberg
Heidelberg, Germany
HIV, assembly, maturation, protease, entry
Damian J. Krysan
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY, USA
antifungal drug discovery, fungal interactions, Zygomycete pathogens, innate immunity, genetics, dimorphism
Tomoko Kubori
Osaka University
Suita, Japan
Legionella, Salmonella, bacterial effectors, bacterial flagella, Secretion systems
Jens Kuhn
National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Bethesda, Maryland
Arenaviridae, Bunyaviridae, CNS infections, Ebola virus, Evolutionary biology (phylogeny), Hantavirus, Henipavirus, Insects and Ticks, Nyamiviridae, Vaccines
Richard J. Kuhn
Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana
Alphavirus, Antivirals, Emerging viruses, Flaviviridae, Hepatitis C virus, Poliovirus, Viral Entry, Zoonotic infections
Paul Francis Lambert
University of Wisconsin- Madison
Madison, Wisconsin
adenoviridae, antivirals, emerging infections, papillomaviriade, polyomaviridae, respiratory infection, skin infection
Jean Langhorne
National Institute for Medical Research
London, United Kingdom
mechanisms of protection and pathogenesis of infectious diseases,molecular immunology, malaria
Benhur Lee
Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, New York
Alphavirus, Blood Brain Barrier, Bunyaviridae, Ebolavirus, Epidemiology, Hantaan virus, Lassa virus, Nipah virus, Rabies virus, RSV, Retroviridae, Vaccines, Virus structure
David Lewinsohn
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, Oregon, USA
Dendritic cells, Gram Positive Bacteria, Immune evasion. Mycobacterium bovis, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, T cell immunology, Vaccine development
Paul M. Lieberman
The Wistar Institute
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
antivirals, genomics, herpesviridae, latent infection, viral oncology, gene expression analysis
Jeffrey D. Lifson
SAIC-Frederick
Frederick, MD, USA
retrovirology, HIV/SIV, retroviral immunology, AIDS vaccines, non-human primate models
Paul Ling
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
antivirals, genomics, herpesviridae, latent infection, serology, oncology, Innate Immunity
P'ng Loke
New York University
New York, NY, USA
parasitology, helminths, schistosomes, microbiota, macrophages
Richard Longnecker
Northwestern University
Evanston, Illinois
antivirals, autophagy, genomics, herpesviridae, Innate Immunity, latent infection, vaccines,viral entry
Guangxiang "George" Luo
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine
Birmingham, AL, USA
hepatitis viruses (B, C, D and E), flaviviruses, influenza, RSV, viral entry and replication, and antiviral drugs
Zhao-Qing Luo
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN, USA
gram-negative bacteria, Legionella pneuophila, immunology, secretion systems, Yersinia pseudotuberculosi, animal pathogens
Wenbo Ma
University of California Riverside
Riverside, CA, USA
Arabidopsis, Pseudomonas, type III effector, resistance protein, innate immunity
David Mackey
Ohio State University
Columbus, OH, USA
Agrobacterium, Arabidopsis, Effector-triggered immunity, Oomycete pathogens of plants, Plant bacterial pathogens, Plant hormones, Pseudomonas, RNA silencing, Type III secretion
Robin C. May
University of Birmingham
Birmingham, United Kingdom
fungal infections, innate immunity
Alison McBride
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Bethesda, MD, USA
papillomavirus, keratinocyte biology, epigenetic modifications, genome integration
Bruce A. McDonald
ETH Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland
Mycology, plant pathology, population genetics, evolutionary biology
Edward Mitre
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Bethesda, MD, USA
parasitology, leishmania, helminths, trypansomes, immunology, neutrophils, drug development
Edward Mocarski
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia
adaptive immunity, antivirals, CNS infection, Genetics, mathematical modeling, innate immunity, epidemiology, proteomics
Ashlee V. Moses
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, Oregon
genomics, herpesviridae, latent infection, oncogenesis, oral infection, inflammation
Maria Mota
Instituto de Medicina Molecular
Lisbon, Portugal
malaria, host-plasmodium interactions, malaria pathology, hepatocyte infection
Joseph Mougous
University of Washington
Seattle, WA, USA
Gram negative bacteria, Burkholderia spp., Pseudomonas aeruginosa, adhesins, secretion systems, nosocomial infection
Ingrid Müller
Imperial College
London, United Kingdom
Leishmania, macrophages, role of arginase in the immune system, cytokines, T cells, innate immunity
Eain Murphy
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio
innate immunity, genomics, latent infection, proteomics, herpesviridae, viral oncology
Jay A. Nelson
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, OR, USA
molecular pathogenesis, viruses including herpesviruses, flaviviruses, cytomegalovirus
Janko Nikolich-Žugich
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ, USA
Adaptive Immunity, Chikungunya virus, CNS infections, DNA Viruses, Flaviviridae, Orthomyxoviridae, RNA Viruses, Vaccines, arboviruses
Thomas Nutman
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD, USA
parasitology, immunology, helminths, genomics, wolbachia, vaccines, blood infections, allergy
Carlos Javier Orihuela
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX, USA
S. pneumoniae, bacterial pathogenesis, mechanisms of bacterial adhesion, community-acquired pneumonia in the elderly, innate immunity
Mary O'Riordan
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, MI, USA
gram-negative bacteria, listeria monocytogenes, salmonella typhimurium, shigella flexneri, immunology,enteric bacteria
Peter Palese
Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, NY, USA
Antivirals, Emerging viruses, Influenza virus, Innate immunity, Measles virus, Mumps virus, Nipah virus, Orthomyxoviridae, Paramyxoviridae, Respiratory syncytial virus, Vaccines
Matthew Parsek
University of Washington
Seattle, WA, USA
Quorum sensing biofilms, microbial communities
Daniel R. Perez
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
College Park, Maryland
Adapative immunity, Epidemiology, Evolutionary biology, Flaviviridae, Genomics, Paramyxoviridae, Systems biology, Vaccine vectors
Andreas Peschel
University of Tubingen
Tubingen, Germany
Peptidoglycan metabolism, Staphylococcus aureus, teichoic acids, evasion, proinflammatory bacterial molecules
William A. Petri, Jr.
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
Entamoeba, E. histolytica, amebiasis, ameba, amebic colitis, amebic liver abscess, diarrhea, enteric infection, giardia, cryptosporidia, malnutrition, mucosal immunology, enteric vaccine
Dana J. Philpott
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
nod-like receptor (NLR) family, bacterial infection
Ted Pierson
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Bethesda, MD, USA
envelope proteins of alphaviruses and flaviviruses, vector borne infections
Alice Prince
Columbia University
New York, NY, USA
Pseudomonas aeruginosa, innate immunity, neutrophils, cystic fibrosis, adhesion
Oliver Pybus
University of Oxford
Oxford, United Kingdom
RNA virus, phylogeny, evolution, adaptation, influenza
Nancy Raab-Traub
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Herpesviridae, Papillomaviridae, Genetics, Oral infection, Viral oncology, viral gene translation
Lalita Ramakrishnan
University of Washington
Seattle, WA, USA
tuberculosis, gene expression and regulation, zebrafish
Glenn Randall
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
Antivirals, Dengue virus, Flaviviridae, GI infections, Hepatitis C virus, Insects and Ticks, Interferon, RNAi response, Viral immune evasion, Viral siRNAs, West nile virus
Félix Rey
Institute Pasteur
Paris, France
structural virology, viral envelope glycoproteins, particle assembly
Charles M. Rice
The Rockefeller University
New York, NY, USA
RNA viruses, flaviviruses, hepatitis C, alphaviruses
Christophe Ritzenthaler
CNRS and University of Strasbourg
Strasbourg, France
plant pathogens, RNA viruses, transmission, tobacco, encapsidations, movement
Erle S. Robertson
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
adenoviridae, antivirals, apoptosis, CNS infection, genetics, polyomaviridae, phylogenetics, poxviridae, GI infections
Susan R. Ross
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA, USA
retroviruses, genetics of resistance/susceptibility to infection (viral or bacterial), immune responses to viruses
Padmini Salgame
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Tuberculosis, Vaccine Development, Innate immunifty, Macrophages
Andrea J. Sant
University of Rochester
Rochester, New York
Adapative immunity, CD4 T cell immunity, Cytokines, Influenza virus, Respiratory syncytial virus, Vaccines
Connie Schmaljohn
U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases
Fort Detrick, Maryland, USA
DNA vaccines, hantaviruses, filoviruses, anthrax, Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus, vaccinia virus
David S. Schneider
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA, USA
innate Immunity, model systems of infection (Drosophila and mosquitoes), malaria, Listeria and Salmonella
Matthias Johannes Schnell
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nipah virus, Rhabdoviruses, Viral vaccines, Zoonitc infectsion, Rabies virus, Microarray, Hantaan virus, Filoviridae
Aleem Siddiqui
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA, USA
HCV-induced lipid metabolism, RNA replication, HBV, golgi trafficking, steatosis, liver oncogenesis
Luis J. Sigal
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA, USA
viral immunology, antigen presentation
Anita Sil
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, USA
fungal pathogenesis, macrophage innate immune response, gene regulation, fungal development
Guido Silvestri
Emory University
Atlanta, GA, USA
AIDS pathogenesis, HIV, SIV, non-human primates, mucosal transmission, co-infections
Joseph Smith
Seattle Biomedical Research Institute
Seattle, WA, USA
Plasmodium falciparum, antigenic variation, var genes, cytoadherence, erythrocyte invasion
Dominique Soldati-Favre
University of Geneva
Geneva, Switzerland
apicomplexa, cell biology, invasion, trafficking, metabolism
Mary M. Stevenson
McGill University
Montreal Canada
malaria immunology, malaria pathogenesis, helminth-induced immunosuppression
Kanta Subbarao
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD, USA
influenza, SARS coronavirus, vaccines
Bill Sugden
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI, USA
molecular biology of the human tumor virus, Epstein-Barr virus
Paul Sullam
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, USA
viridans group streptococci, platelets, endocarditis, endovascular infections
Surachai Supattapone
Dartmouth University School of Medicine
Hanover, NH, USA
Biochemistry of infectious mammalian prions, especially: non-PrP cofactors such as lipids and polyanionic molecules,
in vitro prion propagation, structural basis of prion infectivity, molecular basis for prion strain diversity
Sankar Swaminathan
University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, Utah
Epstein Barr Virus, Genome integration, herpesviridae, Innate Immunity, lymphoma, latent infection
Ronald Swanstrom
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Epidemiology, Evolutionary biology, Genetics, HIV and Retroviruses, Human T cell leukaemia virus, Next generation sequencing, Spumavirus, Systems genetics
Timothy L. Tellinghuisen
Scripps Research Institue
La Jolla, San Diego
Dengue virus, Virus structure, Virus discovery, Pestiviruses, Hepatitis C virus, Proteomics, Microarray
Paul G. Thomas
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennesee
Adaptive immunity, Dendritic cells, Innate immunity, Macrophages, murine cytomegalovirus, T cell immunodominance, Viral entry and replication
Bart Thomma
Wageningen University
The Netherlands
Arabidopsis, Fungal and Oomycete pathogens of plants, genome rearrangement, Hemibiotrophic pathogens, Innate Immunity, Magnaporthey oryzae, population genomics, systemic acquired resistance
Greg Tiao
Cincinatti Children's Hospital
Cincinatti, OH, USA
Cross-species transmission, dsRNA viruses, GI infections, Hepatitis, Innate immunity, Reoviridae, Rotavirus, Viral immune evasion
Alexandra Trkola
University Hospital Zürich
Zürich, Switzerland
HIV, virus entry,humoral immunity
Renée Tsolis
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA, USA
gram-negative bacteria, Salmonella, Type IV secretion, Brucella, Co-infections, innate immunity
Kenneth Vernick
Institut Pasteur
Paris, France
vector biology, mosquito, genomics, genetics
Christopher M. Walker
The Research Institute at Nationwide Childrens Hospital
Columbus, OH, USA
immune response, viral pathogenesis, gene therapy
Aiming Wang
Agri-Culture and Agri-Food Canada
London, ON, CA
plant pathogens, viruses, RNA silencing, genome replication, viral transmission
David Weiss
Emory University
Atlanta, GA, USA
gram-negative bacteria, Francisella spp., Acinetobacter baumannii, CRISPR-Cas systems
Sean Whelan
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA, USA
Antivirals, Arenaviridae, Bunyaviridae, Ebolavirus, Genomics, Lassa virus, Negative strand RNA viruses, Rabies virus, Rhabdoviridae, Virus structure
E. John Wherry
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA, USA
chronic viral infection, T cell exhaustion, T cell memory, viral pathogenesis, T cell differentiation
Claus O. Wilke
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX
molecular evolution, RNA viruses, mathematical modeling, lethal mutagenesis
David L. Williams
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL, USA
parasitology, helminths, drug development and resistance, schistosomes, biochemistry
Jin-Rong Xu
Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
fungal genetics and pathogenesis, pathogen-plant interactions
Dario Zamboni
University of São Paulo
Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brazil
gram-negative bacteria, immunity, inflammasomes, legionella, leishmania
Gongyi Zhang
National Jewish Medical and Research Center
Denver, CO, USA
Gram positive bacteria, amyloid folding, cytokines, gene regulation, Staphylococcus aureus, prion folding, proteomics