Chair: Molecular Virology and Microbiology

Joseph Petrosino, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-7912

Metagenomics and genetic interactions between commensal microbiota and the host.…

A-G: Molecular Virology and Microbiology

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

Professor Emeritus

Phone

  • (713) 798-4446

Role of Viruses in Neoplasia

Laura S Angelo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 824-2597

Primary Immunodeficiency and NK cell biology

Vasanthi Avadhanula

Scientist, Staff

Sarah Elizabeth Blutt, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4584

Cell biology and physiology of the intestine and liver

Robert Allen Britton, Ph.D.

Professor

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

Janet S. Butel, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Phone

  • (713) 798-3003

Polyomavirus Pathogenesis of Infections and Disease

James Collins, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor NTT

Phone

  • (713) 798-5979

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 Sahly, M.D.

Associate Professor

Mary K. Estes, Ph.D.

Distinguished Service Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3585

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

Rachel Gamble, Dr.P.H.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6616

Brian Edward Gilbert, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4022

Aerosolized drugs for pulmonary diseases

H-O: Molecular Virology and Microbiology

F. Blaine Hollinger, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3008

Viral hepatitis and liver disease; Blood-borne pathogens

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 Thomas Kimata, PH.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4536

HIV Replication, Pathogenesis, and Cure

Katherine Paige Lemon

Senior Faculty

Tao Lin, DVM, MSc.

Associate Professor

Microbiota and host health and disease, bacteria pathogenesis, host-pathogen interactions, identification of virulence determinants, structure and function of Flagellar T3SS, carbon availability and bacteria adaptation, CRASP-mediated serum resistance.

Paul Dalling Ling, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-8474

Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus (EEHV); Gammaherpesvirus pathogenesis

Richard E. Lloyd, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-8993

Control of translation in virus infection and apoptosis

Anthony Maresso, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-7369

Pathogenesis of bacterial infections

Susan Jean Marriott, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4440

Viral transformation and transcription control

Adrienne Liesel McNees, Ph.D., B.A.

Instructor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3011

Erin Nicholson, M.D., B.S.

Instructor

P-Z: Molecular Virology and Microbiology

Felipe-Andres Piedra, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate

Pedro A. Piedra, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-5240

Reduction of respiratory virus illness burden in infants

Sasirekha Ramani, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4445

Viral gastroenteritis, immune response to infection and to vaccines

Robert Franklin Ramig, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4830

Phage Therapy for Human Infections; Genetics of viral replication and pathogenesis

Andrew Patrick Rice, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-5774

Viral gene expression

Rebecca Rico-Hesse, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3010

Pathogenesis of mosquito-transmitted viruses

Buck Samuel, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-9110

Genetics and genomics of host-microbe interactions; Microbiome programming of host physiology and development…

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

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6938

Nonhuman primate models of HIV infection

Betty L. Slagle, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3006

Pathogenesis of viral hepatitis

Richard S Sucgang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-5476

Alton G. Swennes, D.V.M.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3408

Gnotobiotic animal models, intestinal microbiota

Jennifer Anne Whitaker, M.D. M.Sc.

Senior Faculty

Phone

  • (713) 798-4498

E. Lynn Zechiedrich, Ph.D.

Kyle and Josephine Morrow Chair in Molecular Virology and Microbiology

Phone

  • (713) 798-5126

DNA supercoiling, DNA topoisomerases, antibiotic resistance, gene therapy