Our Team

Microbiology and Immunology Diagnostics Discovery Laboratory 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 L-211A, Lab L-312
2334 2335 Microbiology, Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology, Immunology
Microbiology and Immunology
Euan Allan
Euan Allan, Ph.D.
Teaching Assistant Professor
775-682-6468
CMM Office L-311F
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Microbiology and Immunology
Vanessa Berner
Vanessa Berner, Ph.D.
Research Faculty
(775) 784-6253
CMM Office L-311 | Lab L-312
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Microbiology and Immunology Microbiology and Immunology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Immunology Undergraduate Major
Paul Brett
Paul Brett, Ph.D.
Professor
(775) 784-4109
CMM Office L-311B | Lab L-308
2334 Microbiology and Immunology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Immunology Undergraduate Major
Microbiology and Immunology Diagnostics Discovery Laboratory
Amanda  Burnham-Marusich
Amanda Burnham-Marusich, Ph.D.
Research Faculty
(775) 784-6264
CMM Office L-311 | Lab L-312
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Microbiology and Immunology
Mary  Burtnick
Mary Burtnick, Ph.D.
Professor
775-784-4123
CMM Office L-311C | Lab L-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
Catharine Cook
Catharine Cook
Director, Research Operations and Administration
(775) 784-4549
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Microbiology and Immunology
Sally DuPre
Sally DuPre, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
(775) 784-4673
ARF Room: Office: 405 | Lab 406-407
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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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Microbiology and Immunology Diagnostics Discovery Laboratory
Marcellene Hollingsworth
Marcellene Hollingsworth
Staff Research Associate IV
(775) 784-6253
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Microbiology and Immunology
Liming Huang
Liming Huang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Research
(775) 784-7599
ARF ARF 407
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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 L-211D | Lab L-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; Emeritus
(775) 327-5255
ARF Office: 412 | Lab 406-407
2334 Immunoregulation in cancer, infectious and autoimmune diseases; fluorescence-based biosensors
Microbiology and Immunology Diagnostics Discovery Laboratory Opportunistic infections in HIV/AIDS; biodefense; diagnostics development for global health
Thomas Kozel
Thomas Kozel, Ph.D.
Professor
(775) 784-4124
CMM Office L-311A | Lab L-312
2334 2335 Opportunistic infections in HIV/AIDS; biodefense; diagnostics development for global health
Microbiology and Immunology
Shavanne Lambert
Shavanne Lambert
Administrative Assistant II
(775) 784-6131
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Microbiology and Immunology Innate immunity and its contribution to the gut-brain axis in neuroimmune disease
Vincent C. Lombardi
Vincent C. Lombardi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 682-8278
CMM Office L-303A | Lab L-300
2334 Innate immunity and its contribution to the gut-brain axis in neuroimmune disease
Microbiology and Immunology
Jacob Loughry
Jacob Loughry
Staff Research Associate II
(775) 784-6177
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Microbiology and Immunology Diagnostics Discovery Laboratory
Lawrence Mariano
Lawrence Mariano
Staff Research Associate III
(702) 858-1160
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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
Nasrin Noori
Nasrin Noori
Admin Assistant III
(775) 784-1090
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Microbiology and Immunology Diagnostics Discovery Laboratory 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 Assistant Professor
(775) 784-6251
CMM Office L-311 | Lab L-214
2334 2335 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
Microbiology and Immunology Diagnostics Discovery Laboratory infectious agents microbial biomarkers host samples
Kathryn Pflughoeft
Kathryn Pflughoeft , Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
(775) 313-8019
CMM Office L-311 | Lab L-312
2334 2335 infectious agents microbial biomarkers host samples
Microbiology and Immunology
Rana Pooraiiouby
Rana Pooraiiouby, Ph.D.
Laboratory Coordinator
(775) 784-4904
SMS 53D
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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
CMM 211
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Microbiology and Immunology
Sineenart Sengyee
Sineenart Sengyee, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
(775) 784-6177
CMM Office L-211 | Lab L-308
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Microbiology and Immunology
Paul Sumby
Paul Sumby, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 784-6105
CMM Office L-211B | Lab L-212
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Microbiology and Immunology Diagnostics Discovery Laboratory Biodefense and emerging infectious diseases; BSL-3 laboratory manager
Peter Thorkildson
Peter Thorkildson
Staff Research Associate IV
(775) 784-6251
2334 2335 Biodefense and emerging infectious diseases; BSL-3 laboratory manager
Microbiology and Immunology
Federico Urbano-Munoz
Federico Urbano-Munoz, MS
Staff Research Associate III
(775) 784-4122
CMM
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Microbiology and Immunology
Subhash Verma
Subhash Verma, Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB) Graduate Program
(775) 682-6743
CMM Office L-211F | Lab L-212/214
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Microbiology and Immunology
Michelle Whitaker
Michelle Whitaker
Basic Sciences Personnel Administrator
(775) 784-6162
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Microbiology and Immunology Diagnostics Discovery Laboratory Department laboratories coordinator and trainer
Kathleen Zayac
Kathleen Zayac
Staff Research Associate II
(775) 784-6253
2334 2335 Department laboratories coordinator and trainer