External Advisory Committee

External Advisory Committee

Name                                             Title and Institution                                     Reseacrch Areas

Adolfo García-Sastre, Ph.D.

Fischberg Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases Director, Global Health and Emerging Pathogens Institute Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Molecular biology of infuenza viruses and other negative strand RNA viruses
Jay K. Kolls, M.D. (Chair)
Director, Richard King Mellon Institute for Pediatric Research Professor of Pediatrics and Immunology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lung T-Cell Immunity to Pathogens (L. Pneumoniae, S. aureus and Pnemocystis carnii pneumonia)
Kevin S. Harrod, Ph.D. 
Benjamin Monroe Carraway
Endowed Chair
Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine  
School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Pathogenesis, immunity and host defense to respiratory viruses and community-acquired bacterial lung infections

Tony Mikos, Ph.D.

Lois Calder Professor, Department of Bioengineering, Rice University, Houston

Synthesis, processing, and evaluation of new biomaterials for use as scaffolds for tissue engineering
Ralph A. Tripp, Ph.D. Professor & GRA Chair, Dept of Infectious Diseases, University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine, Athens Immunity and Disease pathogenesis associated with respiratory virus infection vaccine development