Molecular Virology and Microbiology

Primary Faculty

Secondary Faculty Appointments

Adjunct Faculty

Chair and Distinguished Service Professor: Molecular Virology and Microbiology

Janet S. Butel, Ph.D.

Chairman/Distinguished Service Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-4443

Polyomavirus Pathogenesis of Infections and Disease

Faculty A-G: Molecular Virology and Microbiology

Ervin Adam, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Phone

  • 713-798-4446

Role of Viruses in Neoplasia

Nadim Jose Ajami, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-2214

Microbiome Science Research

Jennifer Auchtung, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-6531

Ecology of human-associated communities, therapeutic microbiology, models of complex microbial communities

Sarah Elizabeth Blutt, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-4584

Intestinal B cell responses to enteric pathogens

Robert Allen Britton, Ph.D.

Professor

Therapeutic microbiology, probiotics, genomics and genetics of the human microbiota

Joseph Russell Carmical, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Margaret Ellen Conner, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-3590

Pathogenesis of and immunity to enteric pathogens

Sue Ellen Crawford, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-4445

Gretchen Diehl, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Impact of the microbiota on intestinal immune responses

Lawrence Allen Donehower, Ph.D., B.S.

Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-3594

Tumor Suppressor Genes in Cancer

Hana Mohammed El Sahli, M.D.

Associate Professor

Mary K. Estes, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-3585

Human mini-gut cultures to understand gastrointestinal virus-host interactions and mechanisms of pathogenesis and immunity

Brian Edward Gilbert

Phone

  • 713-798-4022

Rachel Gamble, Dr.P.H.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-6616

Faculty H-O: Molecular Virology and Microbiology

F. Blaine Hollinger, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-4454

Blood-borne pathogens; Viral hepatitis

Joseph Michael Hyser, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4514

Enteric Virus Calcium Channel Blockers; Exploitation of Host Calcium Signaling Pathways by Microbes…

Ronald T Javier, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-3898

Adenoviruses and viral oncology

Wendy A. Keitel, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-5250

Vaccine development and evaluation

Jason T Kimata, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-4536

Retroviral replication and pathogenesis

Paul Dalling Ling, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-8474

Gammaherpesvirus gene regulation and pathogenesis; Elephant Endotheliotropic herpesvirus (EEHV)

Richard E. Lloyd, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-8993

Control of translation in virus infection and apoptosis

Anthony Maresso, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-7369

Pathogenesis of bacterial infections

Susan Jean Marriott, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-4440

Viral transformation and transcription control

Jacqueline Leigh O'Brien, D.Sc.

Instructor

Faculty P-Z: Molecular Virology and Microbiology

Joseph Petrosino, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-7912

Functional genomics of biodefense and emerging infectious disease pathogens

Pedro A. Piedra, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-5240

Reduction of respiratory virus illness burden in infants

Sasirekha Ramani, Ph.D.

Instructor

Phone

  • 713-798-4445

Viral gastroenteritis, immune response to infection and to vaccines

Robert Franklin Ramig, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-4830

Genetics of viral replication and pathogenesis

Lucas Charles Reineke, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate

Phone

  • 713-798-8977

Andrew Patrick Rice, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-5774

Viral gene expression

Rebecca Rodea Rico, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-3010

Pathogenesis of mosquito-transmitted viruses

Buck Samuel, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-4447

Rebecca Sue Schwiebert, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-6938

Nonhuman primate models of HIV infection

Edward Brent Siwak, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-3009

Betty L. Slagle, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-3006

Pathogenesis of viral hepatitis

Jody Lyn Swain, D.V.M.

Veterinarian, Clinical

Phone

  • 713-798-2630

Alton G. Swennes, D.V.M.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3408

Gnotobiotic animal models, intestinal microbiota in health and disease

E. Lynn Zechiedrich, Ph.D.

Morrow Chair and Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-5126