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Research Faculty—Microbiology and Immunology

Program Director/Department Chair: Timothy Endy, MD, MPH

  • Gary Chan, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Research Interests:

    Human cytomegalovirus pathogenesis and persistence. 

  • Timothy Endy, MD, MPH
    Professor and Chair
    Research Interests:

    Understanding the epidemiology and pathogenesis of viral hemorrhagic and encephalitic arboviruses and host-vector interactions.

  • Aaron Glass, PhD, MB(ASCP)
    Assistant Professor
    Research Interests:

    My research has spanned several biomedical disciplines - cardiac electrophysiology, immunology, and (most recently) vaccinology. Unfortunately, my teaching and administrative responsibilites don't leave much time for research, but I'm looking forward to returning to the bench in the future.  

  • Rebecca Greenblatt, PhD
    Assistant Professor
  • Bihchen Hwang, DDS, PhD
    Research Interests:

    DNA replication of herpes viruses.

  • William Kerr, PhD
    Research Interests:

    Transplant immunology and stem cell biology.

  • Christine King, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Research Interests:

    Dr. King's research focuses primarily on understanding how the innate immune system contributes to the pathogenesis of severe viral infections with the goal to develop novel therapeutics for treatment.

  • Jennifer Moffat, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Research Interests:

    Varicella zoster pathogenesis.

  • Andras Perl, MD, PhD
    Distinguished Professor
    Research Interests:

    Genes and Viruses Predisposing to Autoimmunity, Genetics, Apoptosis, Endogenous Retroviruses, Transaldolase

  • Steven Taffet, PhD
    Research Interests:

    Investigate the role of Cx43 gap junctions and hemichannels in immunity

  • Gary Winslow, PhD
    Research Interests:

    Host defense against intracellular pathogens, B cell responses, immunological memory

More About Upstate Research and Faculty

Overview of Research
David Amberg, PhD
Vice President for Research
Research Administration Organization
Sponsored Programs
Jennifer A. Rudes, Director, Sponsored Programs Pre-Award
Office of Sponsored Programs
Research Administration
Holly Chanatry, MS
Strategic Research Initiatives

Research Development
Clinical Research Unit
Ruth S. Weinstock, MD, PhD
Division Chief of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Clinical Research Unit
Research Integrity
Robert H. Quinn, DVM, PhD
Interim Associate Vice President for Research Integrity
Research Integrity Office
Quality Assessment and Improvement Program (QAIP)
Robin Cerro
QAIP Coordinator
Research Compliance: IRB, IBC & QAIP
Research Compliance
Marti Benedict
Chief Compliance Officer for Research
Research Compliance: IRB, IBC & QAIP
Center for Research & Evaluation (CRE)
Steven Ziemba
Administrative Director
Center for Research & Evaluation (CRE)
Post-Awards Services
Gina McMahon
Director, Post-Award Services
Technology Transfer
Scott Macfarlane
Director, Office of Technology Transfer
Office of Technology Transfer