Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Infectious Disease
College of Agricultural Sciences
Phone number(s): 
(814) 863-8522
Office Address: 
W213 Millennium Science Complex
PSIEE Research Theme: 
Health and the Environment
Research Summary: 

Researches the interactions between microbial pathogens and host immunity in the mouse model using bacteria that naturally infect mice and closely related strains that are important human pathogens; uses mouse immunological tools to manipulate the host during infection to better understand the generation and function of immunity to respiratory pathogens.