Faculty & Research

Beichu Guo

Beichu Guo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Innate immunity and inflammation in autoimmune diseases and cancer.

Profile Picture Not AvailableJeffrey Hammerbacher, AB
Research Assistant Professor
Immunology, data science, cancer immunology

Aziz Haque

Azizul Haque, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Antigen presentation, tumor immunobiology, inflammation, CNS disorders, autoimmunity.

Christina Voelkel-JohnsonChristina (Voelkel-)Johnson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Cell death, sphingolipids, oxidative stress, gene delivery.

Wei JiangWei Jiang, M.D.
Associate Professor
HIV pathogenesis, toll-like receptor and innate immunity, sex differences in human immune responses, and lupus pathogenesis.

Laura KasmanLaura Kasman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Medical Education Director for Microbiology and Immunology

Carsten Krieg

Carsten Krieg, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Immunotherapy, innate immunity, metabolism, mass cytometry (CyTOF), and systems biology of cancer

Harold May

Harold May, Ph.D.
Environmental microbiology, microbial physiology, microbial electrochemistry, bioenergy and bioremediation.

Photo of Dr. PaczesnySophie Paczesny, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chairwoman
Allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation, cancer immune tumor microenvironment, inflammation, alarmins, T lymphocyte biology

Janardan Pandey

Janardan Pandey, Ph.D.
Allotypes, Fcgamma receptor genes, ADCC, humoral immunity.

Michael Schmidt

Michael Schmidt, Ph.D.
Controlling acquistion of hospital acquired infections, pandemic preparations and disaster preparedness, bacterial pathogenesis

StephenTomlinsonStephen Tomlinson, Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chair for Research & Faculty Development
The complement system in inflammation, alloimmunity, cancer immunity and CNS injury.

Chentha VasuChenthamarakshan Vasu, Ph.D.
Mucosal immunology, gut microbiota-host interactions, immune tolerance mechanisms, and targeted therapies for autoimmunity and inflammation.

Chrystal PaulosCynthia F. Wright Ph.D.
Viral gene expression and virus host interactions.

Xuezhong YuXue-Zhong Yu, M.D.
GVHD, GVL, T-cell biology.


Dual / Joint Faculty Members

Naren Banik, Ph.D. 
Professor of Medicine
Department of Neurosciences

David Cole, M.D., FACS

Gary Gilkeson, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Vice Chairman, Department of Medicine Research

Margaret Markiewicz, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Rheumatology and Immunology

Shikhar Mehrotra, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Eric Meissner, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Infectious Diseases

Satish Nadig, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Sally Self, M.D.
Pathology and Lab Medicine

Jessica Thaxton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Orthopaedics and Physical Medicine

Paula Traktman, Ph.D.
Hirschmann EndowedProfessor
Dean, College of Graduate Studies

Caroline Westwater, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Craniofacial Biology

John Wrangle, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Ozlem Yilmaz, DDS, Ph.D.
Oral Health Sciences

Rita Young, Ph.D.
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

Adjunct Faculty Members

Carl Atkinson, Ph.D. University of Florida

Eric Bartee, Ph.D. University of New Mexico

Zihai Li, M.D., Ph.D. The Ohio State State University Comprehensive Cancer Center

Bei Liu, M.D., MPH The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center

Chrystal Paulos, Ph.D. Emory University Winship Cancer Institute

Mark Rubinstein, Ph.D. The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center

Emeritus Professors

Armand Glassman, M.D.
Tom Higerd, Ph.D.
James S. Norris, Ph.D.
Gary Paddock, Ph.D.
Gabriel Virella, M.D., Ph.D.