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MeSH Trace
Phenomena and Processes
   Immune System Phenomena
         Immunity
               Immunity, Innate

Paul Fidel, PhD
School of Dentistry
Oral and Craniofacial Biology / Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology
Grant Review Committees Served on:   NIH     Other Committees  
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
CandidiasisImmunityInfectious Disease MedicineMicrobiome in HIV disease
Secondary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Polymicrobial infections
Unique Techniques Used or Developed:
Animal models of Candida infection - vaginal - intra-abdominal - oral - intravenous
Unique Equipment Used:
Confocal microscopy
Keywords Associated with Work:
Adaptive ImmunityCandidiasis, OralCandidiasis, VulvovaginalFungal biofilmsImmunity, InnateOral Microbiome
Last Updated: 02/08/2019

Timothy Foster, PhD
School of Medicine
Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology / Gene Therapy Program
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Adaptor Proteins, Signal TransducingEye InfectionsEye Infections, ViralHerpes SimplexImmune EvasionVirus Diseases
Secondary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Unique Techniques Used or Developed:
Adenoviral Vector SystemsCreation of Stable and Inducible miRNA knockdown Cell LinesFluorescent tagging systemsIndicator systems for quantifying Innate immune inductionLentiviral Vector SystemsMammalian Two Hybrid Protein-Protein InteractionPromoter Reporter Assay systemsSpecialized protein expression systemsYeast two hybrid screening
Unique Equipment Used:
Deconvolution fluorescent microscopyMicroscopy, ConfocalPachymeterSlit Lamp
Keywords Associated with Work:
Biological TherapyDNA VirusesEye InfectionsHerpes GenitalisHerpes LabialisHerpes Zoster OphthalmicusImmunity, Innate
Last Updated: 10/25/2018

Guoshun Wang, PhD
School of Medicine
Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology / Gene Therapy Program
Grant Review Committees Served on:   NIH     Other Committees  
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Immunity, Innate
Secondary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
EthanolReactive oxygen species; Chronic inflammation and Cancer development
Unique Techniques Used or Developed:
Techniques related to neutrophil research, hematopoietic stem cell isolation and gene editing
Unique Equipment Used:
Neon Transfection System and Gene Editing System
Keywords Associated with Work:
Cystic FibrosisCystic Fibrosis; Gene Therapy and Stem Cell Therapy; Neutrophil Biology; Innate Immunity; Genome Editing and gene repair
Last Updated: 04/02/2024