Recent News

  • MGM 2018/2019 Faculty Search
    September 24, 2018

    MGM Faculty Search:¬†Applications are invited for a faculty position at the Assistant (tenure track), Associate or Full¬†Professor level in the …

  • Heitman and Heaton received awards from ASM
    September 24, 2018

    Heitman and Heaton received 2019 awards from ASM         Joseph Heitman, M.D., Ph.D., Chair and James B. …

  • Dulcemaria Hernandez receives NSF fellowship
    April 5, 2018

    Dulcemaria Hernandez, a graduate student in the Coers Lab, received the NSF graduate research fellowship for 3 years.The NSF Graduate …

Research and Expertise

Specific areas of research and expertise within the CHoMI community include:

Fungal and bacterial genetics
Microbiome-host and microbiome-pathogen interactions
Population biology of microbes
Genome technology
Innate Immunity
Microbial virulence factors and counter-immunity
Characterization of novel virulence factors
Model host organisms to study host-microbial interactions in vivo
Genetic of human susceptibility to infections and inflammatory disorders
Infectious disease in the immunocompromised host
Inter-microbial communication via membrane vesicles
Virus-host interactions