Genetics of Infectious Diseases

Arvidson, Cindy
Arvidson, Cindy

(Microbiology and Molecular Genetics), Bacteriology; Regulation of virulence and gene expression in the pathogenic Neisseriae; mechanisms of action of probiotic Lactobacilli.arvidso3@msu.edu

Cheng, Hans H.
Cheng, Hans H.

(USDA Avian Disease and Oncology Laboratory), Structural and functional genomics of disease resistance in chicken. hcheng@msu.edu

Coussens, Paul
Coussens, Paul

(Animal Science; and Microbiology & Molecular Genetics), Genetics of immune responses to chronic infections caused by Mycobacteria and some retroviruses. coussens@msu.edu

Dufour, Yann
Dufour, Yann

(Microbiology and Molecular Genetics), Cell signaling, behavior, and phenotypic diversity in bacterial populations. Chemotaxis in gut mucus and soil. dufourya@msu.edu

Garavito, R. Michael
Garavito, R. Michael

(Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), Structure and function of membrane proteins involved in organelle biogenesis and maintenance; protein crystallography. garavito@msu.edu

Gulbransen, Brian
Gulbransen, Brian

(Physiology), Genomic alterations to specific cells in the nervous system that contribute to neuroinflammation in gastrointestinal disease. gulbrans@msu.edu

He, Sheng Yang
He, Sheng Yang

(Plant Biology & DOE Plant Research Lab), Molecular interactions between plants and pathogenic bacteria. hes@msu.edu

Kaminski, Norbert
Kaminski, Norbert

(Pharmacology & Toxicology), Mechanisms of toxicant/gene interactions leading to impaired immune regulation and function. kamins11@msu.edu

Mansfield, Linda
Mansfield, Linda

(Microbiology & Molecular Genetics; and Large Animal Clinical Sciences), Comparative Enteric Diseases Laboratory - Our laboratory studies the enteric bacterial pathogen Campylobacter jejuni.mansfie4@cvm.msu.edu

Parameswaran, Narayanan
Parameswaran, Narayanan

(Physiology), Molecular mechanisms of inflammation and disease; Receptor biology and signal transducion. narap@msu.edu

Schutte, Brian
Schutte, Brian

(Microbiology and Molecular Genetics), The Schutte lab uses genetic and molecular genetic approaches to study craniofacial development in humans and in murine models. schutteb@msu.edu

Waters, Chris
Waters, Chris

(Microbiology and Molecular Genetics), The mechanisms by which second messenger signals allow bacteria to respond to a changing environment, control biofilm formation and motility, and their central role in the evolution of bacterial pathogens. watersc3@msu.edu