Immunity and Pathogenesis Division Faculty

    Dr. Griff Parks
  • Title: Director, Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences and Professor
  • Office: BBS 101G
  • Phone: 407.266.7011
  • Investigating innate immune responses to RNA viruses, including parainfluenza virus, bunyavirus and Zika virus & development of novel virus vectors as vaccines and anti-cancer therapies
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    Dr. Mollie W. Jewett
  • Title: Associate Professor, Immunity and Pathogenesis Division Head
  • Office: BBS 218
  • Phone: 407.266.7028
  • Our lab focuses on molecular mechanisms of gene regulation and pathogenesis of the Lyme disease spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi & Lyme disease diagnostics
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    Dr. Travis Jewett
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Office: BBS 221
  • Phone: 407.266.7029
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    Dr. Kai McKinstry
  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Office: BBS 449
  • Phone: 407.266.7137
  • Strategies to generate protective memory T cell populations & T cell-mediated protection against influenza virus
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    Dr. Kyle Rohde
  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Office: BBS 238
  • Phone: 407.266.7124
  • Studies (i) Pathogenesis and gene regulation in Mycobacterium tuberculosis and M. abscessus (ii) Antibiotic drug discovery targeting Mycobacteria (iii)Mechanisms of drug resistance in pathogenic Mycobacteria (iv) Diagnostic tools for detection of drug resistant TB
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    Dr. Tara Strutt
  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Office: BBS 442
  • Phone: 407.266.7144
  • Memory CD4 T cell regulation of inflammatory responses & Protective roles of innate lymphoid cells during respiratory virus infection
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    Dr. Justine Tigno-Aranjuez
  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Office: BBS 338
  • Phone: 407.266.7142
  • Post-translational modifications occurring in innate immune signaling pathways involved in inflammatory disease with a particular focus on NOD2 signaling & Molecular mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and allergic asthma
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