Secondary Faculty A-L: Molecular Virology and Microbiology

Ume L. Abbas, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-2900

Robert Legare Atmar, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6849

Respiratory viral pathogens; Enteric viruses and environmental virology

David B. Bates

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-7747

Chromosome dynamics, molecular mechanisms of DNA replication, and cell cycle control in E. coli

Karl-Dimiter Bissig, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-1256

Genome engineering in the liver; Metabolic liver disease; Human liver chimeric mice; Liver cancer; Hepatitis B virus…

Maria Elena Bottazzi, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, National School of Tropical Medicine

Phone

  • (832) 824-0510

Major W Bradshaw, M.D.

Dir, Global Health Prg

Herbert L DuPont, M.D.

Adjunct Professor

Phone

  • (832) 355-4122

Prevention of enteric infectious diseases

David Y Graham, M.D., M.A.C.G.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-0971

Interaction of infectious agents and the gastrointestinal tract; Gastrointestinal effects of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)…

Richard J Hamill, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-0206

Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome; Fungal infections

Christophe Herman, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-2126

Epigenetic inheritance and phenotypic variability

Peter Jay Hotez, M.D., Ph.D.

Dean for the National School of Tropical Medicine

Phone

  • (713) 798-1199

Drug and Vaccine Delivery; Tropical Medicine

Kathryn Marie Jones, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Yi Li, Ph.D., M.S., B.S.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3963

Breast cancer initiation and progression; Wnt signaling and cancer stem cells; Breast Cancer Prevention; JAK-STAT signaling in breast cancer

Job E. Lopez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Secondary Faculty M-Z: Molecular Virology and Microbiology

Flor Munoz-Rivas, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-5248

Pediatric infectious diseases

Kristy O. Murray, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Professor

Daniel M Musher, M.D.

Distinguished Service Professor

Infectious diseases; Pathogenesis of bacterial infections and host responses

Timothy Gerald Palzkill, Ph.D.

Chair/Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-5609

Protein structure/function and functional genomics; Enzymology; Structural Biology; Membrane Proteins; Drug Resistance Mechanisms…

Shital Mahendra Patel, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3793

Vaccine preventable diseases

B V Venkatar Prasad, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-5686

Protein Structure-Function and Protein Folding; Virology, biochemistry, immunology and cell biology of viral and microbial pathogen…

Cliona M Rooney, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (832) 824-4693

Virus-specific T cells for treatment of viral diseases

Susan M Rosenberg, Ph.D.

Ben F. Love Chair in Cancer Research

Phone

  • (713) 798-6924

Molecular mechanisms of genome instability in evolution, antibiotic resistance, and cancer

Michael Scheurer, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Professor

Samuel Ainslie Shelburne III, M.D., B.S.

Adjunct Asst Prof

Barbara Wells Trautner, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor and Director, Clinical and Health Services Research

Urinary tract infections; Healthcare-associated infections; Antimicrobial stewardship

Francis T.F. Tsai, D.Phil.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-8668

Protein Structure-Function and Protein Folding; Structural Biology and Macromolecular Assemblies; Cryo-electron Microscopy and Tomography…

James Versalovic, M.D., Ph.D.

Milton J. Finegold Professor

Phone

  • (832) 824-3710

Microbial Genomics, Human Microbiome and Metagenomics, Mucosal Immunity, Gut Inflammation and Intestinal Neoplasia

Qizhi Cathy Yao, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • (713) 798-1765

HIV vaccines; Pancreatic cancer pathogenesis; Nanoparticle targeted delivery

Boris Yoffe, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 794-7546

Pathogenesis of virus-induced hepatitis; Viral hepatitis and pathogenesis of liver diseases; Translational research in liver disease…

Edward John Young, M.D., M.S.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 794-7589

Zoonotic Infections, Brucellosis