Department faculty have active research programs in malaria, dengue, paramyxovirus (Nipah virus and respiratory synticia virus), and filovirus (Ebola virus) vaccines. Novel targets for drugs that may be used to interfere with flavivirus assembly or invasion are also under investigation.
|Sandra P. Chang, Ph.D.||Immunology, molecular biology, molecular approaches to vaccine development|
|Virginia S. Hinshaw, Ph.D.||Influenza virus epidemiology, pathogenicity, immunology and vaccines|
|George S. N. Hui, Ph.D.||Parasitology, immunology, cell biology|
|Axel Lehrer, Ph.D.||Viral vaccine development|
|Yuanan Lu, Ph.D.||Gene therapy for HIV-1 infection, gene transfer approaches for neuroAIDS, immunodiagnosis of herpesvirus infection of green turtles, aquaculture virology|
|Pramila Walpita, Ph.D.||Paramyxoviruses, virus- like particles, vaccines.|
|Wei-Kung Wang MD, DS||Pathogenesis of arboviral and zoonotic viruses|