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Faculty

Our faculty includes over 30 doctoral-level scientists involved in research, education and research support. The major research areas are infectious diseases and Regenerative Medicine.  In the last year the TNPRC supported research by over 280 scientists from 32 states and 13 countries. For more information on recent Faculty Publications and Faculty Presentations please follow these links.

Division of Bacteriology & Parasitology


Division email: TNPRC-BactPar@tulane.edu

Division Chair: Mario T. Philipp, PhD, Professor of Microbiology & Immunology

Faculty

Appointment

Research Interests

Embers, Monica E. PhD
PubMed

Assistant Professor

Lyme disease, primate Moraxella, Brucellosis

Kaushal, Deepak PhD
PubMed

Professor

TB/AIDS co-infections; transcriptomics, systems biology, microRNAs, biodefense

Philipp, Mario T. PhD
PubMed

Professor

Lyme disease, Streptococcus pneumoniae

Division of Comparative Pathology


Division email: TNPRC-ComPath@tulane.edu

Division Chair: Ronald S. Veazey, DVM, PhD, Professor of Pathology

         

Faculty

Appointment

Research Interests

Alvarez, Xavier PhD
PubMed

Associate Professor

AIDS neuropathogenesis, immunology

Aye, Pyone Pyone DVM, PhD
PubMed

Associate Professor

infectious diseases, HIV pathogenesis, immunology

Bouljihad, Mostafa T. DVM, PhD
PubMed

Assistant Professor

infectious and neoplastic diseases, comparative respiratory pathobiology

Didier, Peter DVM, PhD
PubMed

Associate Professor

tuberculosis, West Nile Virus, microsporidiosis

Lackner, Andrew A. DVM, PhD
PubMed

Professor

pathogenesis of AIDS, infectious diseases

Ling, Binhua MD, PhD
PubMed

Assitant Professor

HIV reservoir, HIV drug therapy and vaccine development, immune correlates of protection

Liu, David Xianhong MVSci, PhD
PubMed

Assistant Professor

infectious diseases, cancer

MacLean, Andrew PhD
PubMed

Assistant Professor

AIDS neuropathogenesis, blood-brain barrier

Mohan, Mahesh DVM, MS, PhD
PubMed

Assistant Professor

AIDS pathogenesis/ Enteropathy, Epigenetics, Gastrointestinal Diseases, microRNAs

Pahar, Bapi DVM, PhD
PubMed

Assistant Professor

AIDS immunology, infectious diseases

Veazey, Ronald S. DVM, PhD
PubMed

Professor

AIDS pathogenesis, mucosal immunology

Wang, Xiaolei, PhD
PubMed

Assistant Professor

mucosal immunology, pathogenesis of pediatric AIDS

Xu, Huanbin MD, PhD
PubMed

Assistant Professor

AIDS pathogenesis and Immunity; Immune reconstitution and vaccine; Innate immunity

Division of Regenerative Medicine


Division email: TNPRC-Rege@tulane.edu

Division Chair: Bruce A. Bunnell, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology

Faculty

Appointment

Research Interests

Bunnell, Bruce A. PhD
PubMed

Professor

Regenerative Medicine, stem cell biology, Krabbe's disease

Braun, Stephen E. PhD
PubMed

Assistant Professor

Regenerative Medicine for AIDS, hematopoietic stem cells, vector immunology, lysosomal storage diseases

Division of Immunology


Division email: mailto:TNPRC-Immun@tulane.edu

Division Chair: Marcelo J. Kuroda MD, PhD, Associate Professor  of Microbiology and Immunology

Faculty

Appointment

Research Interests

Kuroda, Marcelo J. MD, PhD
PubMed

Associate Professor

AIDS and aging immunology, influenza

Division of Microbiology


Division email: TNPRC-Micro@tulane.edu

Division Chair: Preston A. Marx, PhD, Professor of Tropical Medicine

Faculty

Appointment

Research Interests

Didier, Elizabeth S. PhD
PubMed

Professor

microsporidiosis, emerging infection, immunology, aging

Maness, Nicholas J. PhD
PubMed

Assistant Professor

HIV/SIV virology and immunology, next gen sequencing, correlates of viral control

Marx, Preston A. PhD
PubMed

Professor

AIDS pathogenesis and vaccine development, immunology, origins of HIV

Mehra, Smriti PhD
PubMed

Assistant Professor

Tuberculosis

Panganiban, Antonito PhD
PubMed

Professor

RNA virus replication and pathogenesis, emerging viruses

Roy, Chad PhD
PubMed

Associate Professor

infectious disease aerobiology, bioaerosols, primate models of disease, aerosol science

Sestak, Karol DVM, PhD
PubMed

Associate Professor

diseases of the intestinal tract, mucosal vaccines

Traina-Dorge, Vicki PhD
PubMed

Associate Professor

Human and Simian T cell Leukemia Viruses, Varicella Virus

Division of Veterinary Medicine


Division email: mailto:TNPRC-VetMed@tulane.edu

Division Chair: Rudolf P. Bohm, Jr., DVM, Associate Director for Veterinary Resources, Professor of Clinical Medicine

Faculty

Appointment

Research Interests

Aye, Pyone Pyone DVM, PhD
PubMed

Associate Professor

infectious diseases, HIV pathogenesis, immunology

Baker, Kate PhD
PubMed

Professor

psychological wellbeing, nonhuman primate behavior

Blanchard, James L. DVM, PhD <
PubMed

Professor

SIV/AIDS, veterinary medicine

Bohm Jr., Rudolf P. DVM
PubMed

Professor

surgical model development, veterinary medicine

Doyle, Lara A. DVM

Assistant Professor

veterinary medicine

Dufour, Jason DVM
PubMed

Assistant Professor

veterinary medicine

Gilbert, Margaret H. DVM

Assistant Professor

veterinary medicine, nonhuman primate social behavior

Grasperge, Brooke F. DVM
PubMed

Assistant Professor

veterinary medicine

Kubisch, Michael PhD
PubMed

Associate Professor

assisted reproductive technologies, genetics, population genetics

Ratterree, Marion DVM
PubMed

Assistant Professor

assisted reproductive technologies, AIDS

Russell-Lodrigue, Kasi E. DVM, PhD
PubMed

Assistant Professor

veterinary medicine, infectious disease model development

Faculty Editorial Responsibilities


Faculty

Journal

Type

Blanchard, James L. DVM, PhD

Journal of Medical Primatology

Member-Editorial Board

Bohm Jr., Rudolf P. DVM

Journal of Medical Primatology

Member-Editorial Board

Bunnell, Bruce A. PhD

Journal of Molecular Therapy

Stem Cells

The Open Stem Cell Journal

Stem Cells International

World Journal of Stem Cells

BMC Genomics

Biotechnology International

Member-Editorial Board

Editor

Member-Editorial Board

Member-Editorial Board

Member-Editorial Board

Member-Editorial Board

Didier, Elizabeth S. PhD

Folia Parasitologica

Member-Editorial Board

Didier, Peter DVM, PhD

Journal of Medical Primatology

Member-Editorial Board

Kaushal, Deepak PhD

Public Library of Science ONE

Reports in Parasitology

Mycobacterial Diseases: Tuberculosis and Leprosy

Academic Editor

Editor-in-Chief

Editor

Kubisch, Michael PhD

Reproduction, Fertility and Development

Associate Editor

Lackner, Andrew A. DVM, PhD

AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses

American Journal of Pathology

Member-Editorial Board

Associate Editor

Ling, Binhua MD, PhD

Chinese Journal of Viral Diseases

Foreign Member-Editorial Board

Marx, Preston A. PhD

Journal of Medical Primatology

Editor-in-Chief

Pahar, Bapi DVM, PhD

Journal of Applied Research in Clinical and Experimental Therapeutics

Member-Editorial Board

Philipp, Mario T. PhD

Frontiers in Microbial Immunology

Infection and Immunity

Journal of Medical Primatology

Revista Argentina de Microbiología

Revista Latinoamericana de Microbiología

Associate Editor

Member-Editorial Board

Member-Editorial Board

Foreign Member-Editorial Board

Foreign Member-Editorial Board

Roy, Chad PhD

Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology

Associate Editor

Sestak, Karol DVM, PhD

Journal of Medical Primatology

Public Library of Science ONE

Member-Editorial Board

Member-Editorial Board

Veazey, Ronald S. DVM, PhD

Journal of Medical Primatology

AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses

Member-Editorial Board

Member-Editorial Board

Voss, Thomas G. PhD

Virology Journal

Section Editor

The TNPRC is a division of Tulane University (985) 871-6201 tnprc@tulane.edu