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Senior Staff

  • Rajendra K. Agrawal

    Rajendra K. Agrawal, Ph.D.

    • Director, Division of Translational Medicine, Wadsworth Center
  • Kenneth M. Aldous, Ph.D.

    Kenneth M. Aldous, Ph.D.

    • Director Emeritus, Department of Environmental Health Sciences
  • Nilesh Banavali

    Nilesh Banavali, Ph.D.

    • Computational Biophysics
  • Valerie J. Bolivar

    Valerie J. Bolivar, Ph.D.

    • Neurobehavioral Genetics
  • Michele Caggana

    Michele Caggana, Sc.D., FACMG

    • Deputy Director of the Division of Genetics
  • Nicole Cairns, M.S.

    Nicole Cairns, M.S.

    • Assistant Director of the Division of Environmental Health Sciences
  • Zhimin (Tim) Cao

    Zhimin (Tim) Cao, M.D., Ph.D., DABCC, FAACC

    • Clinical Chemistry and Endocrinology
  • Sudha Chaturvedi

    Sudha Chaturvedi, Ph.D.

    • Director, Mycology Laboratory
  • Vishnu Chaturvedi, Ph.D.

    Vishnu Chaturvedi, Ph.D.

    • Director, Mycology Special Services
  • Karen J. Chave

    Karen J. Chave, Ph.D.

    • Director of the Protein Expression Core
  • Yu-Fen (Kathy) Chou

    Yu-Fen (Kathy) Chou, Ph.D.

    • Scientific Officer, NYSTEM
  • Liang T. Chu

    Liang T. Chu, Ph.D.

    • Nuclear Chemistry Laboratory
  • Alexander T. Ciota, Ph.D.

    Alexander T. Ciota, Ph.D.

    • Arbovirus Laboratory
  • Richard Cole

    Richard Cole, M.A.

    • Director of the Light Microscopy Core
  • Jan E. Conn

    Jan E. Conn, Ph.D.

    • Vector Biology and Population Genetics
  • Joan Curcio

    Joan Curcio, Ph.D.

    • Host-Retrotransposon Interactions
  • April D. Davis, DVM, Ph.D.

    April D. Davis, DVM, Ph.D.

    • Rabies Laboratory
  • Amy B. Dean

    Amy B. Dean, Ph.D.

    • Viral Diseases Laboratory
  • Keith M. Derbyshire

    Keith M. Derbyshire, Ph.D.

    • Director of the Division of Genetics
  • Victoria Derbyshire

    Victoria Derbyshire, Ph.D.

    • Deputy Director of the Wadsworth Center
  • Ye Ding, Ph.D.

    Ye Ding, Ph.D.

    • RNA Bioinformatics
  • Christina Egan

    Christina Egan, Ph.D.

    • Deputy Director of the Division of Infectious Disease
  • Leslie E. Eisele

    Leslie E. Eisele, M.S.

    • Director of the Biochemistry and Immunology Core
  • Vincent Escuyer

    Vincent Escuyer, Ph.D.

    • Director of the Mycobacteriology Laboratory
  • Anthony T. Fayo, B.S.

    Anthony T. Fayo, B.S.

    • Organic and Analytical Chemistry
  • Pallavi Ghosh

    Pallavi Ghosh, Ph.D.

    • Mycobacterial Stress Response
  • Robert L. Glaser

    Robert L. Glaser, Ph.D.

    • Insect - Virus Interactions
  • Todd Gray

    Todd Gray, Ph.D.

    • Molecular Genetics of Mycobacteria
  • Griselda Hernández

    Griselda Hernández, Ph.D.

    • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Structural Biology
  • Bruce J. Herron

    Bruce J. Herron, Ph.D.

    • Mammalian Genomics
  • Denise M. Kay

    Denise M. Kay, Ph.D.

    • Newborn Screening Program
  • Robert G. Keefe, Ph.D.

    Robert G. Keefe, Ph.D., CPIA

    • Chair, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
  •  Alexey Khodjakov

    Alexey Khodjakov, Ph.D.

    • Cellular and Molecular Basis of Diseases - Mitosis
  • Haider A. Khwaja

    Haider A. Khwaja, Ph.D.

    • Environmental Atmospheric Chemistry Laboratory
  • Kerri Kluetzman

    Kerri Kluetzman, Ph.D.

    • Director of the Transgenic and Gene Targeting Core
  • Matthew J. Kohn

    Matthew J. Kohn, Ph.D.

    • Scientific Officer, NYSTEM
  •  Laura D. Kramer, Ph.D.

    Laura D. Kramer, Ph.D.

    • Director of the Arbovirus Laboratory
  • Pascal Lapierre, Ph.D.

    Pascal Lapierre, Ph.D.

    • Bioinformatics and Statistics Core
  • David A. Lawrence

    David A. Lawrence, Ph.D.

    • Neuroimmunology and Immunotoxicology
  • William T. Lee

    William T. Lee, Ph.D.

    • Immunological Memory and Diagnostic Immunology
  • ArDean Leith

    ArDean Leith, Ph.D.

    • Cellular and Molecular Basis of Disease - Image Processing
  • David LeMaster

    David LeMaster, Ph.D.

    • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Structural Biology
  • Hongmin Li

    Hongmin Li, Ph.D.

    • Structural Immunology and Viral Replication
  • Yi-Pin Lin, Ph.D.

    Yi-Pin Lin, Ph.D.

    • Zoonotic Diseases
  • María C López, Ph.D.

    María C López, Ph.D.

    • Clinical and Experimental Immunology
  • Susan Madison-Antenucci

    Susan Madison-Antenucci, Ph.D.

    • Director of the Parasitology Laboratory
  • Elizabeth Mahoney

    Elizabeth Mahoney

    • Associate Director for Laboratory Operations
  • Nicholas J. Mantis, Ph.D.

    Nicholas J. Mantis, Ph.D.

    • Mucosal Immunology
  • Headshot portrait of Mike Marko next to a microscope.

    Michael Marko

    • Cellular and Molecular Basis of Diseases - Manager of the 3D-EM Facility
  • Paul Masters

    Paul Masters, Ph.D.

    • Molecular Genetics of Coronoviruses
  • Kathleen A. McDonough

    Kathleen A. McDonough, Ph.D.

    • Director of the Division of Infectious Disease
  • Lisa Mingle, Ph.D.

    Lisa Mingle, Ph.D.

    • Bacteriology Laboratory
  • Kara Mitchell, Ph.D.

    Kara Mitchell, Ph.D.

    • Bacteriology Laboratory
  • Randall H. Morse

    Randall H. Morse, Ph.D.

    • Transcription and Chromatin
  • Kimberlee A. Musser

    Kimberlee A. Musser, Ph.D.

    • Clinical Director and Director of the Bacteriology Laboratory
  • Dilip Nag

    Dilip Nag, Ph.D.

    • Arbovirus Laboratory
  • Anil K. Ojha

    Anil K. Ojha, Ph.D.

    • Mycobacterial Persistence and Pathogenesis
  • Joseph Orsini

    Joseph Orsini, Ph.D.

    • Newborn Screening Program
  • Jon Paczkowski, Ph.D.

    Jon Paczkowski, Ph.D.

    • Microbial Signal Transduction and Cell-cell Communication
  • Michael J. Palumbo

    Michael J. Palumbo, B.S.

    • Director of Digital Innovation
  • Monica Parker, Ph.D.

    Monica Parker, Ph.D.

    • Director of the Bloodborne Viruses Laboratory
  • Patrick J. Parsons

    Patrick J. Parsons, Ph.D.

    • Director of the Division of Environmental Health Sciences
  • Janice D. Pata

    Janice D. Pata, Ph.D.

    • Computational and Structural Biology
  • Michael P. Ryan, Ph.D.

    Michael P. Ryan, Ph.D.

    • Associate Director of Regulatory Affairs
  • Carlos A. Saavedra-Matiz

    Carlos A. Saavedra-Matiz, M.D.

    • Newborn Screening Program
  • Erasmus Schneider

    Erasmus Schneider, Ph.D.

    • Associate Director for Research and Technology
  • Thomas M. Semkow

    Thomas M. Semkow, Ph.D.

    • Director of the Nuclear Chemistry Laboratory
  • Abigail Snyder-Keller, Ph.D.

    Abigail Snyder-Keller, Ph.D.

    • Director of the Histopathology Core
  • Dr. Renjie Song

    Renjie Song, M.D.

    • Immunologist
  • David C. Spink

    David C. Spink, Ph.D.

    • Deputy Director of the Division of Environmental Health Sciences
  • Kirsten St. George

    Kirsten St. George, Ph.D.

    • Director of the Virology Laboratory
  • Colleen F. Stevens

    Colleen F. Stevens, Ph.D.

    • Newborn Screening Program
  • Linda Styer, Ph.D.

    Linda Styer, Ph.D.

    • Bloodborne Viruses Laboratory
  • Haixin Sui

    Haixin Sui, Ph.D.

    • Cellular and Molecular Basis of Diseases - Structural Cell Biology
  • Kamal Swami, Ph.D.

    Kamal Swami, Ph.D.

    • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Derek Symula

    Derek Symula, Ph.D.

    • Director, Division of Laboratory Quality Certification
  • Norma P. Tavakoli

    Norma P. Tavakoli, Ph.D.

    • Newborn Screening Program
  • Jill Taylor, Ph.D.

    Jill Taylor, Ph.D.

    • Director of the Wadsworth Center
  • Buu N. Tran, Ph.D.

    Buu N. Tran, Ph.D.

    • Organic and Analytical Chemistry Laboratory
  • Portrait of Carlene Van Patten

    Carlene Van Patten

    • Associate Director for Administration
  • Joseph T. Wade

    Joseph T. Wade, Ph.D.

    • Microbial Gene Expression
  • Anne Walsh

    Anne Walsh, Ph.D., M.D.

    • Associate Director for Medical Affairs
  • William J. Wolfgang

    William J. Wolfgang, Ph.D.

    • Bacteriology Laboratory
  • Xianliang Zhou

    Xianliang Zhou, Ph.D.

    • Asbestos Laboratory
  • Lei Zhu

    Lei Zhu, Ph.D.

    • Environmental Atmospheric Chemistry