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Division of Microbiology


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, and SIV.


Nicholas Maness, PhD
Preston Marx, PhD
Antonito Panganiban, PhD
Namita Rout, PhD
Chad Roy, MSPH, PhD
Karol Sestak, PhD
Vicki Traina-Dorge, PhD

The Interim Chair of the Division of Microbiology is Antonito (Nito) Panganiban, PhD. 

For general inquires, please contact TNPRC-micro@tulane.edu.