T Lymphocyte Responses To Virus Infection
Natural Killer Cells, Viral Immunity, Genetic basis of host resistance to viral infection, Tumor immunity, Immune cell regulation
Biophysical Chemistry: Membrane protein structure, function, and dynamics
Cellular and molecular mechanisms of Neisserial pathogenesis
Immune regulation for HCV infection and chronic liver inflammation
Mechanisms of cell entry by influenza; Viral glycan recognition; drug resistance; molecular dynamics simulation; distributed computing.
Human Herpes virus associated with malignancy, including Kaposi's Sarcoma
Bacterial cell signaling, host-pathogen interactions, intestinal pathogens
Involvement of the protein tyrosine phosphatase SHP-1 in signal transduction pathways
Structure-Function of Active Transporters
Immune mechanisms of defense against enteric (diarrheal) infections
Biomembrane Structure and Function; Cell Entry of Enveloped Viruses; Neurosecretion by Exocytosis; Structure of Bacterial Pathogen Membrane Proteins; Lipid-Protein Interactions
How Viruses, Particularly Papillomaviruses, Can Cause Cancer
Pathogenesis of infectious diseases and the development of new therapies and vaccines for infectious diseases and cancers.