Drug & Vaccine Development

vaccinations espace belinDepartment faculty have active research programs in malaria, dengue 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
Wei-Kung Wang MD, DS Pathogenesis of arboviral and zoonotic viruses