Dr David Matthews

Reader in Virology · University of Bristol

Applying high throughput approaches to study infectious disease

COVID-19 CoV Proteomics Adenovirus Vaccines Respiratory Viruses

John Lednicky

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Lednicky has experience in microbiology and molecular biology, various bacteria, fungi and viruses, including influenza and coronaviruses.

Zoonotic Diseases West Nile Virus Infectious Disease Airborne Disease Global Health

David Pride

Associate Professor of Pathology · UC San Diego

Our laboratory focuses on the role that microbial communities play in human homeostasis, health and disease.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Testing Pathology Infectious Disease COVID-19

Dawn Wesson

Associate Professor · Tulane University

Professor Wesson is a national expert in vector-borne diseases spread by mosquitoes.

Zika Virus Chagas Disease Mosquito-Borne Viruses West Nile Virus Medical Entomology

Ralph Baric, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Epidemiology · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Ralph Baric performs research using coronaviruses as models to study the genetics of RNA viruses.

Microbiology Virology Immunology Epidemiology Coronaviruses

Dr Sarah Pitt

Principal Lecturer in Microbiology · University of Brighton

Sarah is a member of the Institute of Biomedical Science’s Virology Specialist Advisory Panel and its Chief Examiner.

COVID-19 Microbiology Viruses Infection Control Anti-microbial Resistance

Shan-Lu Liu

Professor I Department of Veterinary Biosciences · The Ohio State University

Professor Liu studies virus-host interactions, in particular how RNA viruses enter host cells and cause pathogenesis in humans and animals.

Viral Infections HIV Ebola Lung Cancer Cancer Biology

Rachel Noble, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor, Institute of Marine Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

A main thread of Rachel Noble’s work is the application of novel molecular techniques for applied and basic science.

stormwater E. Coli Water Treatment Microbial Contaminants Viruses

Kim Prather

Professor · UC San Diego

Kimberly Prather’s research focuses on understanding the impact of atmospheric aerosols and their impacts on clouds and climate.

Marine Life Energy and the Environment California Environment Earth and Planetary Chemistry Global Change

Derek Cummings

Professor · University of Florida

Derek Cummings’ research on emerging pathogens has included studies of MERS, Ebola and novel influenza.

Influenza Ebola Global Health Immunology of Infectious Diseases

Paulo Verardi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Expert on vaccine development & virology (Smallpox, Rinderpest, Zika, coronaviruses, Rift Valley, Powassan, SFTSV, Heartland, & more)

COVID-19 Mosquito-borne Diseases Tick-borne Diseases Zika Smallpox

Michael J. Buchmeier

Professor of Medicine-Infectious Diseases · UC Irvine

Michael Buchmeier studies the pathogenesis and control of emerging viral infections, especially coronavirus, for more than 30 years.

Viral Pathogenesis Coronaviruses Viruses Arenaviruses Biology of RNA Viruses

Sam Lai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Eshelman School of Pharmacy · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Lai’s research focuses on nanoparticle-based delivery of bioactive molecules to mucosal tissues.

PEG (polyethylene glycol) Non-hormonal Contraception Anti-drug Antibodies Mucosal Immunology Mucus

Rommie Amaro

Professor and Shuler Scholar, Chemistry and Biochemistry · UC San Diego

Her research focuses on development of computational methods in biophysics for applications to drug discovery.

H1N1 Computational Methods in Drug Discovery COVID-19 Biochemistry Chemistry

Gregory Glass

Professor · University of Florida

Gregory Glass focuses on understanding infectious disease systems: the agents, hosts and environmental sources.

Microbiology & Immunology Global Health

Diana Bell

Professor of Conservation Biology · University of East Anglia

Her research covers the risks from the trade in wildlife and how this leads to human disease.

Wildlife Disease Human Disease Conservation Biology Animal Parasites Viruses

Robert Garry

Professor · Tulane University

Dr. Garry has published over 100 papers in the area of retrovirology

COVID-19 Pathology Lassa Fever Molecular Mechanisms of Viral Pathogenesis Ebola

Eva Buckner

Assistant Professor & State Extension Specialist · University of Florida

Eva Buckner researches mosquitoes and mosquito control efforts.

Mosquito Control Programs Mosquito-Borne Viruses Human Health Mosquitos Pesticides

Dr. Hugo López Gatell Ramírez

Director of Innovation in Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control · National Institute of Public Health

Physician, specialist in Internal Medicine, and Master in Medical Sciences.

COVID-19 Internal Medicine Epidemiology Public Health Coronavirus

Matthew Daugherty

Assistant Professor · UC San Diego

Evolution of host-pathogen interactions; innate antiviral immunity; how SARS-CoV-2 & other viruses enter the human population

Evolutionary Genomics Innate Immunity Virology Host-Pathogen Interactions