HMS Virology

Virology Program Faculty Members

A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z

Abraham, Jonathan

Molecular mechanisms of antiviral immunity

Allen, Todd

Genetic Changes in HIV and Hepatitis C Virus

Alter, Galit

The role of NK cells in tissues

Balazs, Alejandro

Engineering immunity to dissect host-pathogen interactions

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

Molecular mechanisms underlying viral genomic RNA – host interactions

DeCaprio, James

Viruses and Cancer

Dyson, Nicholas

Control of Cell Proliferation by RB/E2F

Elledge, Stephen

Cell Cycle Control and Genomic Integrity

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

Jeffrey, Kate

Epigenomic regulation of innate immunity

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

Kranzusch, Philip

Structure and biochemistry of innate immune signaling and virus-host interactions

Kuritzkes, Daniel

Antiretroviral Drug Resistance, and Drug Resistant Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Le Gall, Sylvie

Antigen processing and presentation in viral infections or vaccination

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

Sabeti, Pardis

Detecting genetic signatures of adaption in humans and the microbial organisms.

Schmidt, Aaron

Using protein engineering, antibody evolution and small-molecule discovery to dissect host-pathogen interactions

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.

Whitney, James

Viral dynamics and the development of HIV cure strategies.

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: 39

Female: 11



Beth Israel Deaconess: 2

Brigham and Women's: 9

Children's Hospital: 5

Dana Farber Cancer Institute: 3

Harvard Medical School: 12

Harvard School of Public Health: 2

Harvard University: 3

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary: 2

MGH: 9

Ragon Institute: 7


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