Pathobiology Graduate Program Faculty


  • Professor of Immunology
  • Immunology and Infectious Disease Undergraduate Advisor


Areas of Expertise:
  • Regulation of innate immunity, hematopoiesis and cellular transformation by receptor tyrosine kinases.
Immune signaling mediated by receptor tyrosine kinases
  • Professor, Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
  • Director, Animal Resource Program


Areas of Expertise:
  • comparative medicine
  • animal models
  • infectious disease and biocontainment
  • rodent pathology
  • animal behavior
  • laboratory animal resource management
  • veterinary medicine
Identification and characterization of bacterial virulence factors involved in colonization of the host and mucosal immune responses
  • Interim Department Head
  • John T. and Paige S. Smith Professor in Agricultural Sciences


Areas of Expertise:
  • microbiome
  • aryl hydrocarbon receptor
  • dioxin
  • drug metabolism
  • toxicology
  • transcriptional regulation
Dioxin-mediated signal transduction; physiological role of the Ah receptor
  • Associate Professor of Molecular Virology
  • Director, Pathobiology Graduate Program


Areas of Expertise:
  • Virology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Viral Budding
  • Cellular Trafficking
  • Virus-like Particles
  • Zoonoses
Assembly and budding of paramyxovirus particles.
  • Professor of Molecular Toxicology
  • Molecular Toxicology Undergraduate Advisor


Areas of Expertise:
  • Toxicology
  • Nuclear receptors
  • Molecular Nutrition
  • Drug Discovery
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Mechanisms of action of hypolipidemic drugs and peroxisome proliferators