Faculty and Staff

Diagnostics Discovery Laboratory Microbiology and Immunology Microbiology, Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology, Immunology
David AuCoin
David AuCoin, Ph.D.
Professor; Chair
(775) 784-4128
CMM Office room 211A, Lab room 312
2335 2334 Microbiology, Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology, Immunology
Microbiology and Immunology
Gyan Aryal
Gyan Aryal, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Scholar
(775) 784-7599
ARF Office 344 | Lab 401
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Diagnostics Discovery Laboratory Microbiology and Immunology Generation and purification of fungal mannans in the Kozel lab
Michelle Bartolo-Cruz
Michelle Bartolo-Cruz
Staff Research Associate I
(775) 229-6903
CMM
2335 2334 Generation and purification of fungal mannans in the Kozel lab
Microbiology and Immunology Microbiology and Immunology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Immunology Undergraduate Major
Paul Brett
Paul Brett, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 784-4109
CMM Office 311B | Lab 308
2334 Microbiology and Immunology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Immunology Undergraduate Major
Diagnostics Discovery Laboratory Microbiology and Immunology
Amanda  Burnham-Marusich
Amanda Burnham-Marusich, Ph.D.
Research Faculty
(775) 784-6264
CMM Office 311 | Lab 312
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Microbiology and Immunology
Mary  Burtnick
Mary Burtnick, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
775-784-4123
CMM Office - 311C | Lab - 308
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Microbiology and Immunology
Deanna Colton
Deanna Colton, Ph.D.
Teaching Assistant Professor
775-784-6183
SMS Office 53C | Lab 56
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Microbiology and Immunology
William Courchesne
William Courchesne, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 784-4113
CMM Office 311E
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Microbiology and Immunology
Sally DuPre
Sally DuPre, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
(775) 784-7064
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Microbiology and Immunology
Michael Guglielmo
Michael Guglielmo
Staff Research Associate II
(775) 682-7430
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Microbiology and Immunology
Michael (Mick) Hitchcock
Michael (Mick) Hitchcock , Ph.D.
Adjunct Faculty
(415) 999-1649
CMM
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Diagnostics Discovery Laboratory Microbiology and Immunology
Marcellene Hollingsworth
Marcellene Hollingsworth
Staff Research Associate IV
(775) 784-6253
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Microbiology and Immunology
Liming Huang
Liming Huang, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
(775) 784-7599
ARF Office 342 | Lab 401
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Microbiology and Immunology Mechanisms of lymphocyte-mediated cytotoxicity; Antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity by natural killer cells
Dorothy Hudig
Dorothy Hudig, Ph.D.
Professor
(775) 784-4430
CMM Office 211D | Lab 300
2334 Mechanisms of lymphocyte-mediated cytotoxicity; Antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity by natural killer cells
Microbiology and Immunology Immunoregulation in cancer, infectious and autoimmune diseases; fluorescence-based biosensors
Kenneth Hunter
Kenneth Hunter, Jr. Sc.D.
Professor
(775) 327-5255
ARF Office: 412 | Lab 406-407
2334 Immunoregulation in cancer, infectious and autoimmune diseases; fluorescence-based biosensors
Diagnostics Discovery Laboratory Microbiology and Immunology Opportunistic infections in HIV/AIDS; biodefense; diagnostics development for global health
Thomas Kozel
Thomas Kozel, Ph.D.
Professor
(775) 784-4124
CMM Office 311A | Lab 312
2335 2334 Opportunistic infections in HIV/AIDS; biodefense; diagnostics development for global health
Microbiology and Immunology Innate immunity and its contribution to the gut-brain axis in neuroimmune disease
Vincent C. Lombardi
Vincent C. Lombardi
Associate Professor
(775) 682-8278
CMM Office: 303A | Lab 300
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Microbiology and Immunology
William McCoy
William McCoy, Ph.D.
Adjunct Faculty
(630) 621-6921
ARF NCAR 3rd floor | Lab NCAR ARF 329
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Microbiology and Immunology Assistance in the Brett and Burtnick Lab as they work towards the development of novel vaccines for melioidosis
Laura Meadows
Laura Meadows
Staff Research Associate III
(775) 784-4122
2334 Assistance in the Brett and Burtnick Lab as they work towards the development of novel vaccines for melioidosis
Microbiology and Immunology
Nasrin Noori
Nasrin Noori
Admin Assistant III
(775) 784-1090
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Diagnostics Discovery Laboratory Microbiology and Immunology Generation, purification and characterization of monoclonal antibody libraries for bacterial and viral pathogens that will be utilized for diagnostics and therapeutics in the Diagnostics Discovery Laboratory
Sujata Pandit
Sujata Pandit, Ph.D.
Research Scientist
(775) 784-6251
CMM Office 311 | Lab 214
2335 2334 Generation, purification and characterization of monoclonal antibody libraries for bacterial and viral pathogens that will be utilized for diagnostics and therapeutics in the Diagnostics Discovery Laboratory
Diagnostics Discovery Laboratory Microbiology and Immunology infectious agents microbial biomarkers host samples
Kathryn Pflughoeft
Kathryn Pflughoeft , Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
(775) 313-8019
CMM Office 311 | Lab 312
2335 2334 infectious agents microbial biomarkers host samples
Microbiology and Immunology
Shanti Rawat
Shanti Rawat
On Campus Affiliate 2
(775) 682-8265
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Microbiology and Immunology Department laboratories coordinator and trainer
Dana  Reed
Dana Reed , M.S.
Staff Research Associate IV
(775) 784-6253
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Microbiology and Immunology viral encoded factors productive lytic latent replication herpesviruses
Cyprian Rossetto
Cyprian Rossetto, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(775) 784-4824
CMM Office 211E | Lab 214
2334 viral encoded factors productive lytic latent replication herpesviruses
Microbiology and Immunology
Paul Sumby
Paul Sumby, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 784-6105
CMM Office 211B | Lab 212
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Diagnostics Discovery Laboratory Microbiology and Immunology Biodefense and emerging infectious diseases; BSL-3 laboratory manager
Peter Thorkildson
Peter Thorkildson
Staff Research Associate IV
(775) 784-6251
2335 2334 Biodefense and emerging infectious diseases; BSL-3 laboratory manager
Microbiology and Immunology
Timsy Uppal
Timsy Uppal, Ph.D.
Research Scientist
(775) 784-1383
CMM Office 214 | Lab 212/214
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Microbiology and Immunology
Subhash Verma
Subhash Verma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 682-6743
CMM Office 211F | Lab 212/214
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Microbiology and Immunology
Michelle Whitaker
Michelle Whitaker
Basic Sciences Personnel Administrator
(775) 784-6162
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