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Kathleen M Akgün, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit, VA CT Healthcare System, West Haven

Research Interests

Aging; Critical Care; Epidemiology; HIV; Immunocompromised Host; Intensive Care Units; Palliative Medicine; Pulmonary Medicine; Terminal Care; Veterans

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Daniel C. DiMaio, MD, PhD

Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Genetics and Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and of Therapeutic Radiology

Deputy Director, Yale Cancer Center

Research Interests

DNA Virus Infections; Membrane Lipids; Neoplasms; Papillomaviridae; Peptides; Polyomaviridae; Proteins; Tumor Virus Infections; Virus Diseases

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Ayman El-Guindy, PhD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Disease)

Research Interests

DNA Replication; Epstein-Barr Virus Infections; Infectious Disease Medicine; Oncogenic Viruses; Pediatrics; Phosphorylation; Transcription Factors; Tumor Virus Infections

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Jorge E Galan, PhD, DVM

Lucille P. Markey Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis and Professor of Cell Biology

Chair, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis

Research Interests

Bacteriology; Genetics, Microbial; Microbiology

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Andrew Goodman, PhD

Associate Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis

Research Interests

Bacteria; Genomics; Germ-Free Life; Microbial Consortia; Microbiota; Symbiosis

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Stavroula Hatzios, PhD

Assistant Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

Research Interests

Bacteria; Biochemistry; Enzyme Activation; Gastrointestinal Diseases; Host-Pathogen Interactions; Microbiology

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Stanley David Hudnall, MD

Professor of Pathology and of Laboratory Medicine

Director of Pathology Education, Yale Department of Pathology

Medical Director, Precipio Diagnostics, LLC

Former Director of Hematopathology, Yale Department of Pathology

Research Interests

Bone Marrow Examination; Epstein-Barr Virus Infections; Hemic and Lymphatic Diseases; Herpesviridae; Herpesvirus 6, Human; Hodgkin Disease; Immune System Diseases; Immunophenotyping; Macrophages; Molecular Probe Techniques; Monocytes; Tumor Escape; Virus Diseases; Virus Latency

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Natalia Issaeva, PhD

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology)

Assistant Professor, Division of Otolaryngology, Surgery Department

Research Interests

DNA Repair; DNA Replication; Genes, Tumor Suppressor; Head and Neck Neoplasms; Human papillomavirus 11; Oncogenes; Otolaryngology; Tumor Suppressor Protein p53

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Akiko Iwasaki, PhD

Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Immunobiology and Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

Professor of Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Research Interests

Arboviruses; Autophagy; Central Nervous System Viral Diseases; DNA Viruses; Encephalitis, Viral; Herpes Simplex; Immune System; Immunity, Cellular; Immunity, Innate; Inflammasomes; Influenza, Human; Molecular Biology; Pneumonia, Viral; Pregnancy Complications; Proviruses; RNA Viruses; Sexually Transmitted Diseases; Tumor Virus Infections; Vertebrate Viruses

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Caroline Helen Johnson, PhD

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health Sciences)

Research Interests

Environmental Exposure; Mass Spectrometry; Metabolomics

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