MaPS Faculty

Faculty Degree(s) Title/Rank Research Description
AJ Jacobson, Allan Ph.D. Professor and Chair Cytoplasmic Aspects of the Post-transcriptional Regulation of Gene Expression
McCormick, Beth McCormick, Beth Ph.D.

Professor and
Vice Chair

Mucosal inflammation, host: pathogen interactions, and cancer biology.
Samuel Behar, MD, PhD Behar, Samuel M.D., Ph.D. Professor

Innate and Acquired Mechanisms of Immunity to Tuberculosis

Jonassen Jonassen, Julie A. Ph.D. Professor Regulation of the Growth, Differentiation and Death of Epithelial Cells.
Lemos Lemos, José R. Ph.D. Professor Stimulus-secretion Coupling at Nerve Terminals
Leonard Leonard, Jack L. Ph.D. Professor Cellular and Molecular Events that Mediate Thyroid Hormone Action in the Brain
Mccollum McCollum, Dan Ph.D. Professor Molecular Mechanisms which Regulate Cytokinesis
Morrison Morrison, Trudy Ph.D. Professor Mechanisms of Paramyxovirus Membrane Fusion, Assembly of Paramyxoviruses, Development of Virus Vaccines
/PageFiles/48908/sandersonsm(1).jpg Sanderson, Michael J. Ph.D. Professor Intercellular Ca2+ Signaling
Stavnezer Stavnezer, Janet Ph.D. Professor Mechanism and Regulation of Antibody Class Switch Recombination
Volkert Volkert, Michael Ph.D. Professor DNA Repair and Damage Prevention Genes
Woodland Woodland, Robert Ph.D. Professor Regulation of B Cell Survival Control of Virus Expression by Lymphocyte Activators
Baker Baker, Richard Ph.D. Associate Professor Molecular Mechanisms of Chromosome Segregation
Dobner Dobner, Paul Ph.D. Associate Professor Regulation of Neuroendocrine Gene Expression
Gerstein Gerstein, Rachel Ph.D. Associate Professor Developmental regulation of V(D)J recombination and B cell development.
Goguen Goguen, Jon Ph.D. Associate Professor Function and Regulation of Virulence Genes in the Plague Bacillus, Yersinia pestis
Jenness Jenness, Duane Ph.D. Associate Professor Cell-Surface Receptors in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Kilpatrick Kilpatrick, Daniel L. Ph.D. Associate Professor Transcriptional Programming of Neuronal Differentiation and its Linkage to CNS Disorders
Kowalik Kowalik, Tim Ph.D. Associate Professor Cell activation and DNA viruses
Pryciak Pryciak, Peter Ph.D. Associate Professor Signal Transduction and Cell Polarity
Placeholder Rittenhouse, Ann R. Ph.D. Associate Professor Calcium Channels and Neuronal Plasticity
Christopher Sassetti

Sassetti, Christopher

Ph.D. Associate Professor

Pathogenesis of tuberculosis

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Zhuge Zhuge, Ronghua Ph.D. Associate Professor

Smooth Muscle in Health and Disease

Brass Brass, Abraham M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor IFITM family of anti-viral proteins
/PageFiles/48908/LitvakV.jpg Litvak, Vladimir Ph.D. Assistant Professor Transcriptional and epigenetic regulation of antiviral immunity

Research Faculty


Schmidt, Madelyn Ph.D. Associate Professor Gene therapy approaches to treat genetic immunodeficiencies

He, Feng

Ph.D. Assistant Professor  
Murphy Murphy, Kenan Ph.D. Assistant Professor Double-stranded DNA break repair in Escherichia coli, Recombineering technology for gene replacement in bacterial pathogens
Placeholder Ortiz-Miranda, Sonia I. Ph.D. Assistant Professor Opioid effects on ion channels and neuropeptide release
Placeholder Schrader, Carol Ph.D. Assistant Professor  
Placeholder Tuft, Richard A Ph.D. Assistant Professor Development of New Optical/Electronic Microscopes
Placeholder Papavinasasundaram, Kadamba Ph.D. Instructor  


Placeholder Goodman,H. Maurice Ph.D. Professor Emeritus  
Placeholder Grigg, Peter Ph.D. Professor Emeritus  
Placeholder Singer, Joshua J. Ph.D. Professor  
Placeholder Tipper, Donald Ph.D. Professor Emeritus  


Affiliated Faculty


Flotte, Terence R. M.D. Executive Deputy Chancellor, Provost and Dean, School of Medicine Pediatrics - Pulmonology & Allergy
Finberg, Robert W. M.D. Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine Medicine - Infectious Diseases
Cheesesman, Sarah J. M.D. Professor Medicine - Infectious Diseases
Desrosiers, Ronald C. Ph.D. Professor New England Primate Research Center
Ellison, Richard T. M.D. Professor Medicine - Infectious Diseases
Ennis, Francis A. M.D. Professor Medicine - Infectious Diseases
Gao, Guangping Ph.D. Professor Gene Therapy Center
Glew, Richard M.D. Professor Medicine - Infectious Diseases
Golenbock, Douglas T. M.D. Professor Medicine - Infectious Diseases
Levitz, Stuart M. M.D. Professor Medicine - Infectious Diseases
Newburger, Peter E. M.D. Professor Pediatrics - Hematology/Oncology
Rothstein, Ann M. Ph.D. Professor Medicine - Rheumatology
Sullivan, John L. M.D. Professor Molecular Medicine and Pediatrics
Welsh, Raymond Ph.D. Professor Pathology
Clapham, Paul R. Ph.D. Associate Professor Molecular Medicine
Johnson, Robert P. M.D. Associate Professor New England Primate Research Center
Lien, Egil Ph.D. Associate Professor Medicine - Infectious Diseases
Silverman, Neal S. Ph.D. Associate Professor Medicine - Infectious Diseases
Schandel, Kimberly A. Ph.D. Associate Professor Assumption College
DeCrescenzo/Cairns, Valerie Ph.D. Assistant Professor