Microbiology and Immunology

Research Supervisors

Name Research Interests
Abraham, Ninan Mammals, pathogens, genetic analysis, proper cell funtion, development, maintenance and proper functioning of T- and B-cells
Av-Gay, Yossef Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Drug discovery, Macrophage biology, Tuberculosis
Beatty, John Bacteria, Molecular Genetics, Regulation, Molecular Structure and Sizing, Gene transfer mediated by virus-like particles, Light-driven reactions in photosynthesis proteins, Applications of photosynthesis proteins to solar energy
Brown, Kelly Diseases of the Immune System, Immune Mediators: Cytokines and Chemokines, Cell Signaling and Infectious and Immune Diseases, childhood rheumatic diseases, phagocytes
Crowe, Sean Geobiology, biogeochemistry, microbial evolution
Eltis, Lindsay Microbiology, Enzymes and Proteins, Metabolism (Living Organisms), Bacterial catabolism of steroids and lignin, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, biocatalyst development
Fernandez, Rachel Bordetella pertusis, whooping cough, lipopolysaccharide
Finlay, B Brett Infectious agents, bacteria, microbial infections and how humans react to it
Gantt, Soren cytomegalovirus, Burkitt’s lymphoma, Cytomegalovirus, epstein-barr virus, herpes simplex virus, congenital infection, newborn infection, Burkitt
Gardy, Jennifer Genomics, Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases, Tuberculosis, Outbreaks
Gaynor, Erin Molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis, foodborne human pathogen, Campylobacter jejuni
Gold, Michael understanding cell signaling, morphology, trafficking, and effector function of immune cells and tumour cells
Hallam, Steven methanogenesis, methane oxidation, methyl coenzyme M reductase, metagenomics, environmental microbiology, genomics, proteomics, microbial ecology, systems biology, archaea, energy, bioinformatics, Microbial communities, construction and interpretation of environmental genomic libraries, generation of computational tools and workflows for taxonomic and functional binning, population genome assembly, and comparative community analysis, development and functional screens to interrogate environmental genomic libraries for bioactive small molecules and biocatalysis
Hancock, Robert E Cationic Antimicrobial Peptides, Host Defence Peptides and Innate Immunity, Functional Genomics of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Regulation of Antibiotic Resistance, Array Data, Self-promoted uptake hypothesis
Haney, Cara genetic and metabolic factors that regulate assembly of host-associated microbial communities (
Harder, Kenneth Host-pathogen, tumours, infection, immunity, atherosclerosis, role of macrophages in inflammation
Hirst, Martin Carcinogenesis, Leukemia, Cellular Differentiation, Bioinformatics, Genomics, Molecular Genetics, Epigenomics
Horwitz, Marc Mechanisms of viral-induced immune disease in a variety of complex chronic disorders
Jean, Francois Viral Infections, Virus, Virus (Living Organisms), Antivirals, Cell Therapy of Infectious and Immune Diseases, Bioactive Molecules, Infectious Diseases, Molecular virology, Host-virus interactions, Cellular proprotein convertases, Emerging human viruses, Mosquito-borne viruses, Dengue virus, Zika virus, West Nile virus, Influenza A virus, Antiviral agents, Natural products as antiviral agents, Broad-based antiviral therapeutics, Lipid-modulating drugs, Human microRNAs, Therapeutic microRNA, Viral and cellular biomarkers, Molecular diagnostics for detecting viral infection, Circulating exosomes, Exosomal microRNAs
Jefferies, Wilfred Arthur Iron transport molecules
Johnson, Pauline Diseases of the Immune System, Immunology, Inflammation, Immune-cancer interactions, Innate immunity, Macrophages and myeloid cells
Kronstad, James Microbiology, Molecular Genetics, Genomics and Proteomics, Pathogenesis of infectious diseases, Medical Mycology, Plant-Microbe Interactions, Fungal diseases of plants
Levings, Megan Immune homeostasis
Manges, Amee Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Molecular epidemiology, Public health
McMaster, W Robert Molecular Immunology
Mohn, William pollutant biodegradation, pollutant bioremediation, biological treatment of forest industry effluents and wastes, microbial ecology, environmental biotechnology, forest soil microbial ecology, tuberculosis, microbial genomics, Microbial ecology
Murphy, Michael Microbiology, Functional and Structural Proteomics, Biological and Biochemical Mechanisms, Microbial metal metabolism, Bacterial pathogenesis, Alternatives to antibiotics
Ono, Santa
Osborne, Lisa influence that the bacteria that live on and in our intestines, lungs and skin have on human health; understanding how the host recognizes the diverse species that reside in the gut - from microscopic viruses to large, multicellular helminthic worms - and tailors an immune response of the appropriate scope and magnitude necessary to achieve homeostasis
Redfield, Rosemary Microbial evolution
Reiner, Neil Host/Pathogen Interactions, host defense against intracellular infection and how intracellular microbes disrupt cellular functions to favor their survival
Sadarangani, Manish
Sly, Laura Childhood Diseases; Macrophages; Inflammatory bowel diseases; Inflammation; Innate immune responses
Smit, John Kenneth Aquatic bacteria, Caulobacters, biofilms, biotechnology
Steiner, Theodore Cell Signaling and Infectious and Immune Diseases, Cell Therapy of Infectious and Immune Diseases, Gastrointestinal Pathologies, Infectious Diseases, intestinal immunology, innate immunity, gastrointestinal infections
Suttle, Curtis Marine Environment, Microbial Diversity, Marine Microbiology, Environmental Virology, Biological Oceanography, Viral Discovery, Viruses, Phage
Thompson, Charles Regulation of bacterial gene expression
Tocheva, Elitza
Tropini, Carolina
Turvey, Stuart Immune System, Asthma, Immunodeficiencies, Microbiome cohort studies, Primary immune deficiencies, Precision medicine