Faculty List

Michelle M. Arnold , Ph.D
Assistant Professor

 

marno2@lsuhsc.edu

Major Research Interests: Rotavirus-host interactions, innate immune signaling pathways, host antiviral response, ubiquitin-conjugation system


Jason M. Bodily, Ph.D
Assistant Professor

 jbodil@lsuhsc.edu

Major Research Interests: Human papillomavirus pathogenesis, viral-host interactions, viral oncogenesis


Robert P. Chervenak, Ph.D.
Professor

rcherv@lsuhsc.edu

Major Research Interests: T Lymphocyte Development


Lindsey M. Hutt-Fletcher, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus

lhuttf@lsuhsc.edu

Major Research Interests: Role of Epstein Barr Virus Envelope Proteins in Replication and Pathogenesis


Stanimir Ivanov, Ph. D.
Assistant Professor

sivano@lsuhsc.edu

Major Research Interests: Immunity to vacuolar bacterial pathogens, pathogen discrimination pathways of the immune system, mechanisms of Legionella pathogenesis, biogenesis of the Legionella intracellular niche


Jeremy P. Kamil, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

 

jkamil@lsuhsc.edu

Major Research Interests: Human cytomegalovirus replication, viral cyclin-dependent kinase mimicry, virus-cell interactions


Seong Kee Kim, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor

skim1@lsuhsc.edu

Major Research Interests: Gene expression and regulation of the two Alphaherpesviruses: Equine herpesvirus 1 (EHV-1) and varicella zoster virus (VZV) 


David J. McGee, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

  dmcgee@lsuhsc.edu

Major Research Interests: Helicobacter pylori and Arcanobacterium haemolyticum Host-Pathogen Interactions


Martin I. Muggeridge, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

  mmugge@lsuhsc.edu

Major Research Interests: Molecular Biology of Herpesvirus Glycoproteins and Membrane Fusion


Dennis J. O'Callaghan, Ph.D.
Boyd Professor and Head

  docall@lsuhsc.edu

Major Research Interests: Herpesvirus Gene Regulation, Persistent Infection, and Pathogenesis


Kenneth M. Peterson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

 kpeter@lsuhsc.edu

Major Research Interests: Molecular Pathogenesis and Intestinal Colonization by Vibrio cholerae and Cholera Vaccine Development


Martin J. Sapp, Ph.D.
Mingyu Ding Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

 msapp1@lsuhsc.edu

Major Research Interests: Virus Cell Interactions, Molecular Pathogenesis of Oncogenic Human Papillomaviruses


Rona S. Scott, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

 rscott1@lsuhsc.edu

Major Research Interests: Mechanisms for Epstein-Barr virus-mediated tumor progression


Matthew D. Woolard, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

 mwoola@lsuhsc.edu

Major Research Interests: Lipid metabolic regulation of macrophage function that contributes to disease pathogenesis.


Andrew D. Yurochko, Ph.D.
Carroll Feist Endowed Chair of Viral Oncology

 ayuroc@lsuhsc.edu

Major Research Interests: Human Cytomegalovirus Dissemination, Persistence, and Disease