Satya Dandekar, Ph.D.

Satya Dandekar, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair
5511 GBSF
Davis campus
530-752-3409
e-mail

HIV pathogenesis: mucosal immunology and genomics of host-virus interactions at the mucosal sites and systemic impact

Paul Ashwood, Ph.D.

Paul Ashwood, Ph.D.

Professor
2805 Wet Lab Building
MIND Institute
Sacramento campus
916-703-0405
e-mail

Characterization of the role of the immune system in autism

Andreas J. Bäumler, Ph.D.

Andreas J. Bäumler, Ph.D.

Professor
Vice Chair, Research
5513 GBSF 
Davis campus
530-754-7225
e-mail

Molecular Mechanisms of Salmonella Interaction with the Intestinal Mucosa

Charles L. Bevins, M.D., Ph.D.

Charles L. Bevins, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor
5515 GBSF
Davis Campus
530-754-6889
e-mail

Innate Immune Responses; Mucosal Immunology; Antimicrobial Peptides

Stuart H. Cohen, M.D.

Stuart H. Cohen, M.D.

Professor
Chief, Infectious Diseases
4860 Y St., Suite 0101
Sacramento Campus
916-734-2737
e-mail

Jonathan A. Eisen, Ph.D.

Jonathan A. Eisen, Ph.D.

Professor
5311 GBSF
Davis campus
530-752-3498
e-mail

Microbial communities, genomics, molecular evolution, symbioses, origin of novelty, mutation processes and DNA repair

Dennis Hartigan-O'Connor, M.D., Ph.D.

Dennis Hartigan-O'Connor, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor
3228 Tupper Hall
Davis campus
530-752-7358
e-mail

Sungjin Kim, Ph.D.

Sungjin Kim, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Center for Comparative Medicine
Davis campus
530-752-5716
e-mail

Innate immune responses to viral infection and malignancy; Development and function of natural killer cells in humans and animal models

Janine LaSalle, Ph.D.

Janine LaSalle, Ph.D.

Professor
3428 Tupper Hall
Davis campus
530-754-7598
e-mail

Understanding the role of epigenetics in human autism-spectrum disorders

Michael Leibowitz, M.D., Ph.D.

Michael Leibowitz, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor
3155 Tupper Hall
Davis campus
530-752-3427
e-mail

Malaria and its interaction with endothelial cells

Emanual Maverakis, M.D.

Emanual Maverakis, M.D.

Professor
3301 C St. #1400
Sacramento, CA 95816
Sacramento campus
916-843-7336
e-mail

Immune mediated systemic diseases involving the skin

Ian McHardy, Ph.D.

Ian McHardy, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
3140 Tupper Hall
Davis Campus
530-754-5320
e-mail

Microbial and serologic diagnostics; microbial ecology; translational microbiology; clinical informatics

Richard W. Michelmore, Ph.D.

Richard W. Michelmore, M.D.

Professor,
Director, Genome Center
4311 GBSF
Davis Campus
530-752-1729
e-mail

Comparative and functional genomics of disease resistance in plants

Maria Mudryj, Ph.D.

Maria Mudryj, Ph.D.

Professor
Vice Chair, Education and Outreach
3147 Tupper Hall
Davis campus
530-754-6090
e-mail

Prostate cancer, Retinoblastoma (RB) E2F transcription factors, Andorgen Receptor

Demosthenes Pappagianis, M.D., Ph.D.

Demosthenes Pappagianis, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor
3145 Tupper Hall
Davis campus
530-752-3391

Medical mycology and bacteriology; coccidioidomycosis; infections of humans, immunology-vaccines, chemotherapy, experimental pathology, epidemiology, candidiasis

Bennett Penn, M.D., Ph.D.

Bennett Penn, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Infectious Diseases
Internal Medicine
3442 Tupper Hall
Davis campus
916-734-3711
e-mail

Richard B. Pollard, M.D.

Richard B Pollard, M.D.

Professor
UC Davis Medical Center
Sacramento campus
916-734-3711
e-mail

Stefan Rothenburg, M.D., Ph.D.

Stefan Rothenburg, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor
3141 Tupper Hall
Davis campus
e-mail

Virology, Innate Immunity, Host-Virus Interactions, Host-Virus Evolution

Sumathi Sankaran, Ph.D.

Sumathi Sankaran, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
GBSF 5510
Davis campus
530-754-7242
e-mail

Barbara Shacklett, Ph.D.

Barbara Shacklett, Ph.D.

Professor
3327 Tupper Hall
Davis campus
530-752-6785
e-mail

Cell-mediated immune responses to HIV and other viruses in mucosal tissues; trafficking of lymphoid cells to mucosal tissues and the central nervous system

Loubna Tazi, Ph.D.

Loubna Tazi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
GBSF 5521
Davis campus
e-mail

Evolutionary and Population Genetics of Pathogens; Host-Pathogen Interactions; Evolution of Drug Resistance in Pathogens; Bioinformatics

George Thompson, M.D.

George Thompson, M.D.

Associate Professor
3134 Tupper Hall
Davis campus
e-mail

Host-pathogen interaction of humans and both Coccidioides spp. (the agent of "Valley Fever"), and Cryptococcus spp.

Jose Torres, Ph.D.

Jose Torres, Ph.D.

Professor
3226 Tupper Hall
Davis campus
530-752-3157
e-mail

Tumor Immunology; Cancer Immunotherapy; Cancer-Associated Viruses; Viral Immunology

Renee Tsolis, Ph.D.

Renee Tsolis, Ph.D.

Professor
GBSF 5519
Davis campus
530-754-8497
e-mail

Host Pathogen Interactions, Bacterial Infections, Concurrent Infections, Brucellosis, Malaria, and Salmonellosis

Shirley Luckhart, Ph.D.

Shirley Luckhart, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Claire Pomeroy, M.D., M.P.A.

Claire Pomeroy, M.D., M.P.A.

Professor Emeritus

Jay V. Solnick, M.D., Ph.D.

Jay V. Solnick, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Tilahun Yilma, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Tilahun Yilma, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus