Drug & Vaccine Development

 

vaccinations espace belinDepartment 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