Microbial Genomics – Key Faculty

Instructor in Medicine

Emailjjcalix@wustl.edu

Research Interest: clinical research, bacterial genomics and molecular microbiology to identify host and microbial determinants of understudied infections, such as non-hospital acquired Acinetobacter baumannii infections and Staphylococcus aureus blood stream infections in persons who inject drugs (collaboration with Laura Marks, MD, PhD, ID division).

Professor of Medicine

Phone314-286-2005

Fax314-286-1810

Emailmmitreva@wustl.edu

Research Interst: Dr. Mitreva’s current research takes advantage of next-generation genomic and computational approaches to empower the study of infectious diseases and the human microbiome; helminth genomics, human metagenomics.

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Phone3142861897

Emailbarosa@wustl.edu

Dr. Rosa’s experience in the statistical analysis of complex datasets (utilizing multiple types of evidence spanning treatments or species) has led to the identification differentially expressed genes, drug targets and pathways of interest for experimental verification.

Ruth L Siteman Professor of Pediatrics

Phone3142862887

Emailstorch@wustl.edu

Research interest: Virology and the molecular identification of new and emerging pathogens.

Professor, Departments of Medicine and Molecular Microbiology

Phone314-747-5198

Fax314-454-5293

Emailgweil@wustl.edu

Dr. Weil’s research group conducts research on filarial nematode parasites that cause important tropical diseases such as elephantiasis and river blindness. This includes basic research on parasite biology and translational research to develop improved diagnostic tests and treatments.