Department research in immunology spans a wide range of topics including immunopathogenesis, natural and vaccine-induced immunity, and host:pathogen interactions.  The following faculty conduct immunological research in one or more of these areas in the context of dengue, HIV, influenza, malaria, and West Nile virus infections.

Sandra P. Chang, Ph.D. Immunology, molecular biology, molecular approaches to vaccine development for malaria and other infectious diseases
William L. Gosnell, Ph.D. Host parasite interactions, malaria, immunology
Virginia S. Hinshaw, Ph.D. Influenza virus epidemiology, pathogenicity, immunology and vaccines
George S. N. Hui, Ph.D. Parasitology, immunology, cell biology
Lishomwa Ndhlovu, MD, Ph.D. HIV immunology
Diane W. Taylor, Ph.D. Immunology of malaria in pregnant women and newborns
Saguna Verma, Ph.D. Molecular, biochemical aspects of viral diseases; innate immunity to viral infection