MRG Group Chair
Dr. Alexei Savchenko
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
- Alexei Savchenko
Structure-function studies of microbial proteins involved in pathogenesis and conferring antibiotic resistance to provide the molecular framework for development of urgently needed novel antimicrobial therapies.
- George Chaconas
Telomere resolution, DNA replication, antigenic variation and mechanisms of pathogenesis in Borreliaburgdorferi, the Lyme disease spirochete.
- Jeroen De Buck
Pathogenesis and host adaptation of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis.
- Rebekah DeVinney
Cellular Microbiology: E. coli O157:H7 and Vibrio parahaemolyticus interactions with intestinal. epithelial cells.
- Shawn Lewenza
Microbial pathogenesis of Pseudomonas aeruginosainfections. Understanding the process of biofilm formation and inhibition. Virulence gene regulation and environmental sensing.
- Marie-France Roy
Host response to Salmonella Typhimurium in the mouse model of typhoid fever.
- Anthony Schryvers
Molecular, biochemical and structural approaches to delineate the mechanism of iron acquisition in gram negative bacteria. Development of vaccines and therapeutic agents.