One of our major goals is to continue developing productive collaborations among our center’s members.

Currently, members of the Witebsky Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology are working together on projects including: 

Screening for human papillomavirus in nasal polyp tissues

Analyzing the role of A. baumannii surface polysaccharides in virulence

The effect of Cryptococcus neoformans capsule on HIV entry

Influenza and secondary bacterial pneumonia; pathogenesis of aspiration pneumonitis

Evaluating adjuvant activities and mechanisms of enterobacterial heat-labile enterotoxins including cholera toxin and E. coli type II enterotoxins

Role of arginine methylation in the function a novel trypanosome RNA binding protein