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Directors

William C. Gause, PhD
Senior Associate Dean for Research
Director, RBHS Institute for Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases
University Professor of Medicine
gausewc@njms.rutgers.edu
David Alland, MD
Professor and Chief, Division of Infectious Disease
Director, The Public Health Research Institute (PHRI)
Director, The Center for COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness (CRP2)
Director, Rutgers Regional Bio-containment Laboratory (RBL)
Director, The Center for Emerging Pathogens (EP)
allandda@njms.rutgers.edu

Members

Eddy Arnold, PhD
Board of Governors and Distinguished Professor of
Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Rutgers University
arnold@cabm.rutgers.edu
Aimee M. Beaulieu, PhD
Assistant Professor and Chancellor Scholar
Microbiology, Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics
Center for Immunity & Inflammation
ab1550@njms.rutgers.edu
Kathleen Beebe, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Orthopaedics, Division of Musculoskeletal Oncology
Kathleen.beebe@rutgers.edu
Alex Bekker, MD, PhD
Professor, Chair
Department of Anesthesiology
Center for Immunity and Inflammation
bekkeray@njms.rutgers.edu
Vivian Bellofatto, PhD
Professor, Interim Chair
Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
bellofat@njms.rutgers.edu
Tessa Bergsbaken, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Center for Immunity and Inflammation
t.bergsbaken@rutgers.edu
Purnima Bhanot, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
bhanotpu@njms.rutgers.edu
Raymond Birge, PhD
Professor
Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
birgera@njms.rutgers.edu
Yuri Bushkin, PhD
Professor
Public Health Research Institute
bushkiyu@njms.rutgers.edu
Theresa Chang, PhD
Associate Professor
Public Health Research Institute
changth@njms.rutgers.edu
Neeraj Chauhan, PhD
Associate Professor
Public Health Research Institute
chauhan1@njms.rutgers.edu
Sylvia Christakos, PhD
Professor
Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Center for Immunity and Inflammation
christak@njms.rutgers.edu
Roberto Colangeli, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Center for Emerging Pathogens
colangro@njms.rutgers.edu
Lori Covey, PhD
Professor
Cell Biology and Neuroscience
covey@biology.rutgers.edu
Kiron Das, MD
Professor, Chief Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Robert Wood Johnson Medical Group
daskm@rwjms.rutgers.edu
Lisa Denzin, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics, Child Health Institute, Robert Wood Johnson Medical Group
denzinlk@rutgers.edu
Lisa Dever, MD
Associate Professor, Vice Chair, Director of Fellowship Program
Department of Medicine
deverll@njms.rutgers.edu
Nila Dharan, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine, Ambulatory Care Center
dharannj@njms.rutgers.edu
Joseph Dougherty, PhD
Professor
Department of Pharmacology, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
doughejp@rwjms.rutgers.edu
Nataki C. Douglas, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Director of Translational Research, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
nataki.douglas@rutgers.edu
Joan Durbin, PhD
Professor
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Center for Immunity and Inflammation
durbinje@njms.rutgers.edu
Karen Edelblum, PhD
Assistant Professor and Chancellor Scholar
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Center for Immunity and Inflammation
ke163@njms.rutgers.edu
Huizhou Fan, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacology, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
fanhu@rwjms.rutgers.edu
Patricia Fitzgerald-Bocarsly, PhD
Professor
Scientific Director, Flow Cytometry Core
bocarsly@njms.rutgers.edu
Joel Freundlich, PhD
Associate Professor
Center for Emerging Pathogens
freundjs@njms.rutgers.edu
Sunanda Gaur, MD, MBBS
Professor
Division of Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Disease, Department of Pediatrics Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
gaursu@rwjms.rutgers.edu
Kristine Gedroic, MD
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Voluntary Faculty
Department of Anesthesiology
Marila Gennaro, MD
Professor
Public Health Research Institute
marila.gennaro@rutgers.edu
Beatrice Haimovich, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
beatrice.haimovich@rutgers.edu
Huijuan Hu, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Center for Immunity and Inflammation
hh480@njms.rutgers.edu
Scott Kachlany, PhD
Associate Professor
Center for Oral Infectious Diseases, School of Dental Medicine
Center for Immunity and Inflammation
kachlasc@sdm.rutgers.edu
Daniel E. Kadouri, MSc, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Oral Biology, Rutgers School of Dental Medicine
Center for Oral Infectious Diseases
kadourde@sdm.rutgers.edu
Howard Kaufman, MD
Professor and Chief
Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Associate Director for Clinical Science, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
howard.kaufman@rutgers.edu
Sergei Kotenko, PhD
Professor
Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Center for Immunity and Inflammation
kotenkse@njms.rutgers.edu
Yosuke Kumamoto, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Center for Immunity and Inflammation
yosuke.kumamoto@rutgers.edu
Jerome Langer, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
langer@rutgers.edu
Edmund Lattime, PhD
Professor
Surgery; Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, RWJMS
Associate Director, Education and Training at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
e.lattime@rutgers.edu
Alexander Lemenze, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine
lemenzad@njms.rutgers.edu
Steven Levison, PhD
Professor
Department of Pharmacology, Physiology and Neuroscience
Director, Laboratory for Regenerative Neurobiology
levisosw@njms.rutgers.edu
Dongfang Liu, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Center for Immunity and Inflammation
dl907@njms.rutgers.edu
Min Lu, PhD
Professor, Director, Crystallography Core Facility
Public Health Research Institute
lum1@njms.rutgers.edu
David Lukac, PhD
Associate Professor
Microbiology, Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics
lukacdm@njms.rutgers.edu
Keri E. Lunsford, MD, PhD, FACS
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
kel153@njms.rutgers.edu
Gaetano T. Montelione, PhD
Jerome and Lorraine Aresty Chair / Distinguished Professor
Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
gtm@rutgers.edu
Matthew Neiditch, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics
neiditmb@njms.rutgers.edu
J. Patrick O'Connor, PhD
Associate Professor
Center for Immunity and Inflammation
oconnojp@njms.rutgers.edu
Biju Parekkadan, PhD
Associate Professor
Biomedical Engineering Medicine, School of Engineering
Cancer Institute of New Jersey
biju.parekkadan@rutgers.edu
Dane Parker, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Center for Immunity and Inflammation
dane.parker@rutgers.edu
Nikhat Parveen, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Center for Immunity and Inflammation
parveeni@njms.rutgers.edu
Smita S. Patel, PhD
Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
patelss@rutgers.edu
Vasileios Petrou, PhD
Assistant Professor and Chancellor Scholar
Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
vp440@njms.rutgers.edu
Daniel S. Pilch, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
pilchds@rwjms.rutgers.edu
Richard Pine, PhD
Associate Professor
Public Health Research Institute
pineri@njms.rutgers.edu
Abraham Pinter, PhD
Professor
Public Health Research Institute
pinterab@njms.rutgers.edu
Arnold B. Rabson, MD
Professor, Laura Gallagher Chair of Developmental Biology
Pediatrics, Pharmacology, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, RWJMS
Director, The Child Health Institute of New Jersey
rabsonab@rwjms.rutgers.edu
Amariliz Rivera, PhD
Assistant Professor
Center for Immunity and Inflammation
riveraam@njms.rutgers.edu
Marcela Rodriguez, PhD
Associate Professor
Public Health Research Institute
rodrigg2@njms.rutgers.edu
Christine Rohowsky-Kochan, PhD
Professor
Department of Pharmacology, Physiology & Neurosciences
rohowscm@njms.rutgers.edu
Monica Roth, PhD
Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
roth@rwjms.rutgers.edu
Padmini Salgame, PhD
Professor
Department of Medicine, Director, Graduate Medical Research Program
Center for Immunity and Inflammation
salgampa@njms.rutgers.edu
Derek Sant'Angelo, PhD, MD
Professor
RWJMS, Department of Pediatrics, Division Chief
Developmental Biology, The Child Health Institute of NJ
santandb@rutgers.edu
Thomas F. Scanlin Jr., MD
Professor
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Child Health Institute of NJ
Director, Cystic Fibrosis Center
scanlitf@rwjms.rutgers.edu
Stephan Schwander, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Environmental & Occupational Health, School of Public Health
Director, Center for Global Public Health
schwansk@sph.rutgers.edu
John Siekierka, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
RWJMS, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Mark Siracusa, PhD
Assistant Professor and Chancellor Scholar
Center for Immunity and Inflammation
mcs294@njms.rutgers.edu
Selvakumar Subbian, PhD
Assistant Professor
Public Health Research Institute
subbiase@njms.rutgers.edu
YuanXiang Tao, PhD
Professor, Vice Chair of Research, Department of Anesthesiology
Center for Immunity and Inflammation
yt211@njms.rutgers.edu
Sanjay Tyagi, PhD
Professor
Public Health Research Institute
sanjay.tyagi@rutgers.edu
Jason Scott Weinstein, PhD
Assistant Professor and Chancellor Scholar
Department of Medicine
Center for Immunity and Inflammation
Melvin Weinstein, MD
Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs
Dept of Medicine, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Allergy & Immunology, RWJMS
weinstei@rwjms.rutgers.edu
Nancy Woychik, PhD
Professor
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
nancy.woychik@rutgers.edu
Ping Xie, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Division of Life Sciences
School of Arts and Sciences
xie@dls.rutgers.edu
Yingda (Linda) Xie, MD
Assistant Professor
Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
ylx1@njms.rutgers.edu
Chaoyang Xue, PhD
Associate Professor
Public Health Research Institute
xuech@njms.rutgers.edu
Jason Yang, PhD
Assistant Professor and Chancellor Scholar
Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Center for Emerging and Re-Emerging Pathogens
jason.y@rutgers.edu
George Yap, PhD
Professor
Center for Immunity and Inflammation
yapgs@njms.rutgers.edu
Andrew Zloza, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Founding Shared Resource Director, Immune Monitoring Core
Division of Surgical Oncology, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
andrew.zloza@rutgers.edu