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Division of Microbiology

Interim Chair: Dr. Antonito (Nito) Panganiban 

Research Programs

The Division of Microbiology conducts basic infectious disease research using nonhuman primate models of human disease with an emphasis on: Microsporidiosis, Emerging Infection, Immunology of Aging, HIV/SIV Virology and Immunology, Next Gen Sequencing, Correlates of Viral Control, AIDS Pathogenesis, Mucosal Transmission, and Vaccine Development, Immunology, Origins of HIV, Tuberculosis, RNA Virus Replication and Pathogenesis, Emerging Viruses, Infectious Disease Aerobiology, Bioaerosols, Primate Models of Disease, Aerosol Science, Diseases of the Intestinal Tract, Mucosal Vaccines, Human and Simian T cell Leukemia Viruses, Varicella Virus, HPV, RSV, SIV.

Research Resources

  • Infectious Disease Aerobiology Core
  • Pathogen Detection and Quantification Core (PDQC)
    • Diagnostic Unit
    • Real-Time PCR Unit
  • Virus Characterization, Isolation, and Production Core

Education & Training Opportunities