Virology Program Faculty Members

Allen, Todd

Genetic Changes in HIV and Hepatitis C Virus

Alter, Galit

The role of NK cells in tissues

Balazs, Alejandro


Barouch, Dan

Immunopathogenesis of HIV-1 and the Development of HIV-1 Vaccine Strategies

Cepko, Constance

Molecular genetics of neural development and gene therapy to prevent blindness

Chen, Bing

Molecular mechanisms of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) viral entry

Chodosh, James

Biology and evolution of human adenoviruses.

Chung, Raymond

Persistence and Pathogenesis of Hepatitis C Virus Infection

Coen, Donald

Molecular Genetics of Herpes Viruses

Cunningham, James

Leukemogenic Retroviruses

D'Andrea, Alan

Genomic instability and cancer susceptibility

D'Souza, Victoria


DeCaprio, James

Viruses and Cancer

Dyson, Nicholas

Control of Cell Proliferation by RB/E2F

Engelman, Alan

Retroviral DNA Integration

Essex, Myron

Virology and Immunology of Human Retroviruses

Gabuzda, Dana

HIV Molecular Biology and Pathogenesis

Gehrke, Lee

RNA Structure, RNA-protein Interactions, and Translation-level Gene Regulation in RNA Viruses

Gewurz, Benjamin

Genetic and proteomic analysis of Epstein-Barr virus replication, pathogenesis and cancer biology

Harrison, Stephen

Structure of Viruses, Viral Proteins, Receptors, Transcription Factors

Hogle, James

X-Ray Crystallographic Studies of Viruses and Proteins

Howley, Peter

Viral Pathogenic and Tranformation Mechanisms

Hur, Sun

Molecular mechanisms of self vs non-self discrimination by the innate immune system

Kagan, Jonathan

Toll-like Receptors and Innate Immunity

Kaye, Kenneth

Molecular Biology of Kaposi’s Sarcoma-Associated Herpes Virus

Kieff, Elliott

Molecular biology of Epstein Barr Virus infection and transformation of B Lymphocytes

Kirchhausen, Tomas

Receptor-Mediated Endocytosis

Knipe, David

Molecular Biology of Herpes Viruses

Koralnik, Igor

Polyomavirus JC, the Etiologic Agent of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML)

Kuritzkes, Daniel

Antiretroviral Drug Resistance, and Drug Resistant Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Le Gall, Sylvie

Mechanisms of HIV protein degradation, epitope processing and presentation to virus-specific CD8 T cells

Lee, Tun-Hou

Humoral Response to Retroviral Infections in Humans; Identification of Coding Sequence of Human Retroviruses and their Gene Products

Lieberman, Judy

Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes

Lingwood, Daniel

Pattern recognition by the B cell receptor

Livingston, David

Functional Analysis of Tumor Suppression Genes

Nibert, Max

Reovirus Structure, Assembly, and Particle Functions in Entry and RNA Synthesis

Rabkin, Samuel

HSV Vectors for Cancer Therapy

Roberts, Tom

Control of Gene Expression Tumorgenesis and Differentiation

Shi, Yang

Mechanisms of Transcriptional Repression in Eukaryotic Cells

Sodroski, Joseph

Pathogenesis of Human Retroviruses

Vandenberghe, Luk

Structure-function and molecular evolution of viruses, and vectors and applications of viral gene therapy

Walker, Bruce

Development of Mucosal Immunologic Functions

Wang, Frederick

Molecular Biology of Epstein-Barr Infection

Whelan, Sean

Entry and replication of negative-strand RNA viruses.

Yang, Priscilla

Chemistry and biology of Host-virus interactions

Zhuang, Xiaowei

Imaging Techniques to Study the Behavior of Individual Biological Molecules and Complexes in Vitro and in Live Cells


Demographics of Faculty



Male: 37

Female: 10



Beth Israel Deaconess: 2

Brigham and Women's: 6

Children's Hospital: 5

Dana Farber Cancer Institute: 7

Harvard Medical School: 11

Harvard School of Public Health: 2

Harvard University: 2

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary: 2

MGH: 3

MIT: 1

Ragon Institute: 6


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