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Microbiology and Immunology

Department Chair:

Tiwari, Raj K., Ph.D.
Interim Chair and Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Areas of interest: Chemoprevention; tumor immunology; cancer therapy


Amar, Salomon, Ph.D., D.D.S.
Professor of Pharmacology and Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, NYMC Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences; Professor of Dental Medicine, Touro College of Dental Medicine at NYMC; and Provost for Biomedical Research and Chief Biomedical Research Officer, Touro College and University System

Arnaboldi, Paul Michael, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Areas of interest: Mucosal Immunology, Yersinia pestis, Lyme disease, vaccines, Babesia microti

Bakshi, Chandra Shekhar, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Areas of interest: Tularemia; Francisella-macrophage interactions; immune subversion

Banerjee, Debabrata, Ph.D.
Adjunct Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Bessen, Debra Ellen, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Areas of interest: Streptococcal pathogenesis; genomics, epidemiology, evolution

Bucher, Doris J., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Areas of interest: Influenza virus; vaccine development

Cabello, Felipe C., M.D.
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Areas of interest: Borrelia burgdorferi pathogenesis; antibiotic resistance in aquaculture

Dattwyler, Raymond J., M.D.
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Areas of interest: Immunodiagnostics; Lyme disease

Etkind, Polly Rose, Ph.D.
Adjunct Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Galarza, Jose M., Ph.D., D.V.M.
Adjunct Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Geliebter, Jan, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Areas of interest: Papillary thyroid cancer; transcriptomics

Hamby, Carl V., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Areas of interest: Melanoma tumor biology; stem cell treatment for heart disease; protection by oligoribonucleotides

Hewlett, Dial, M.D.
Adjunct Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Iyer, Radha B., Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Le, Jianhua, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Liveris, Dionysios, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Areas of interest: Lyme disease

Loewy, Zvi G., Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Marshall, William E., Ph.D.
Adjunct Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Mordue, Dana Gail, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Areas of interest: Intracellular pathogens; immune mechanisms in control of infections; Toxoplasma gondii; Babesia

Onodera, Shiroh, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Petzke, Mary M., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Areas of interest: Innate immunity to bacterial infections; Lyme disease; functional genomics

Raman Unni Nair, Manoj Kumar, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Schwartz, Ira, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Areas of interest: Vector-borne diseases; Lyme disease

Seligman, Stephen J., M.D.
Research Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Suriano, Robert, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Wang, Penghua, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Areas of interest: Zika virus; West Nile virus; Chikungunya virus; innate immunity to viral infections

Warinner, Peter, M.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Yang, Long, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology