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Basic Research

Basic research initiatives are important for the understanding and treatment of infectious diseases. Researchers work to discover the mysteries surrounding infectious diseases, including tuberculosis, HIV, Viral Hepatitis, Lyme Disease, and other diseases. There are many different basic research tracks that students or other researchers can pursue alongside current investigators. The following gives an overview of basic research initiatives and the investigators associated with each initiative.

Basic Research Initiatives

  • Bacterial pathogenesis
  • Molecular mycology and fungal pathogenesis
  • Mycobacterial genetics
  • RNA processing
  • Viral pathogenesis
  • HIV pathogenesis and immunology
  • Molecular pathogenesis of lung injury



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