Division Officer Contact Information


 

 

Divisional Groups

Divisional Groups

Divisions in Group

Divisional Group Representative 

I - Diagnostic Microbiology and Epidemiology

 C, F, L, V, Y, AA

Ellen Jo Baron
Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, CA 
ejbaron@stanford.edu
650-380-6430

II - Pathogenesis and Host Response Mechanisms

 A, B, D, E, G, U, Z

Peggy Cotter
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC
pcotter@med.unc.edu  

III - General and Applied Microbiology

 I, N, O, P, Q, R, W

Russell Hill
University of Maryland
Baltimore, MD
hill@umces.edu 

IV - Molecular Microbiology, Physiology and Virology

 H, J, K, M, S, T, X

Paul Babitzke
Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 
pxb28@psu.edu

 

 Divisions (Officer terms are from July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015)

Division Chair Chair-Elect Councilor
A -
Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Joyce Sutcliffe
Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals
Watertown, MA
jsutcliffe@tphase.com 
Gerry Wright
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
wrightge@mcmaster.ca 
Keith Klugman
Emory University 
Atlanta, GA 
kklugma@emory.edu 

B -
Microbial Pathogens
Renee M. Tsolis
University of California
Davis, CA
rmtsolis@ucdavis.edu 

H. (Hank) Steven Seifert
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL 
h-seifert@northwestern.edu 

Steven Blanke
University of Illinois
Urbana, IL 
sblanke@life.illinois.edu 


C -
Clinical Microbiology
David W. Craft
Penn State Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, PA
dcraft1@hmc.psu.edu  



Eileen Burd
Emory University Hospital
Atlanta, GA
eburd@emory.edu 



Susan Sharp
Kaiser Permanente, NW
Portland, OR
susan.e.sharp@kp.org  

D -
Microbe-Host Interactions
Nina Salama
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Ctr.
Seattle, WA
nsalama@fhcrc.org

Vanessa Sperandio
UT Southwestern Medical Ctr.
Dallas, TX
vanessa.sperandio@utsouthwestern.edu 

 

Olaf Schneewind
The University of Chicago
Chicago,IL
oschnee@bsd.uchicago.edu 
E -
Immunology
Kate Fitzgerald
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worchester, MA
kate.fitzgerald@umassmed.edu 

John MacMicking
Boyer Center for Molecular Medicine
New Haven, CT
john.macmicking@yale.edu 

 

David Mosser
University of Maryland
College Park, MD
dmosser@umd.edu 

F -
Medical Mycology
Aaron Mitchell
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA
apm1@cmu.edu 

Marta Feldmesser
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY
marta.feldmesser@einstein.yu.edu 

 

Maurizio Del Poeta
Med University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC
maurizio.delpoeta@stonybrook.edu 


G -
Mycoplasmology
Meghan A. May
Towson University
Towson, MD
mmay3@une.edu 

Li Xiao
University of Alabama in Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
lixiao@uab.edu 


Chris Minion
Iowa State University
Ames, IA
fcminion@iastate.edu 

H -
Genetics and Molecular Biology
Christopher S. Hayes
MCDB
Santa Barbara, CA
chayes@lifesci.ucsb.edu  
Susan Lovett
Brandeis University
Waltham, MA
lovett@brandeis.edu 



Joseph Peters
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
jep48@cornell.edu 

I -
General Microbiology
Karen Visick
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, IL
kvisick@lumc.edu  

Larry Halverson
Iowa State University
Ames, IA
larryh@iastate.edu

 

Eric V. Stabb
University of Georgia
Athens, GA
estabb@uga.edu 

J -
Cell and Structural Biology
Peter Chien
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA
pchien@biochem.umass.edu  


Elizabeth Wright
Emory University
Atlanta, GA
erwrigh@emory.edu 

Briana Burton
Harvard University
Somerville, MA
bburton@mcb.harvard.edu  
K -
Microbial Physiology and Metabolism
Jeffrey A. Gralnick
University of Minnesota
Saint Paul, MN
gralnick@umn.edu 
Anne K. Dunn
University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK
akdunn@ou.edu 



Jared Leadbetter
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA
jleadbetter@caltech.edu 

L -
Healthcare Epidemiology
Daniel J. Morgan
University of Maryland School of Med
Baltimore, MD
dmorgan@epi.umaryland.edu 


Keith Kaye
Detroit Medical Center
Detroit, MI
kkaye@dmc.org 

Tom Talbot
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN
tom.talbot@vanderbilt.edu 
M -
Bacteriophage
Mark Young
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT
myoung@montana.edu 

Mya Breitbart
University of South Florida
Saint Petersburg, FL
mya@usf.edu  

Louise Temple
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA
templelm@jmu.edu 

 

N -
Microbial Ecology
Robert Sanford
University of Illinois
Urbana, IL 
rsanford@illinois.edu  

Barbara Campbell
Clemson University
Clemson, SC
bcampb7@clemson.edu 

 

K. Eric Wommack
University of Delaware
Newark, DE
wommack@dbi.udel.edu 
O -
Fermentation and Biotechnology
Steven D. Brown
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge, TN
brownsd@ornl.gov 
 
Aindrila Mukhopadhyay
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories
Berkeley, CA
amukhopadhyay@lbl.gov 

 
Badal Saha
USDA-ARS
Peoria, IL
badal.saha@ars.usda.gov 
P -
Food Microbiology
Omar A. Oyarzabal
Institute for Environmental Health, Inc.
Lake Forest Park, WA
oaoyarzabal@gmail.com 
 

Edward G. Dudley
Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA
edg100@psu.edu 

 

Pina Fratamico
USDA-ARS
Wyndmoor, PA
pina.fratamico@ars.usda.gov 
Q -
Environmental and General Applied Microbiology
Valerie J. (Jody) Harwood
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL
vharwood@cas.usf.edu  
Michael Sadowsky
University of Minnesota
St. Paul, MN
sadowsky@umn.edu 

Donna Fennell
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ
fennell@envsci.rutgers.edu 

 

R -
Evolutionary and Genomic Microbiology
Tim Cooper
University of Houston
Houston, TX
tfcooper@uh.edu 
John McCutcheon
University of Montana
Missoula, MT
john.mccutcheon@umontana.edu 


Jennifer Gardy
Briish Columbia Ctr. of Disease Control
Vancouver, BC, Canada
jennifer.gardy@bccdc.ca  

S -
DNA Viruses
Alison McBride
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD
amcbride@nih.gov 

Joel Baines
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
jdb11@cornell.edu 


Katherine Spindler
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, MI
krspin@umich.edu 

T -
RNA Viruses
Erica Ollmann Saphire
The Scripps Research Institute
La Jolla, CA
erica@scripps.edu 



Kathleen Boris-Lawrie
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
boris-lawrie.1@osu.edu 


Kim Y. Green
National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Disease
Bethesda, MD
kgreen@niaid.nih.gov  

U -
Mycobacteriology

Eric Rubin
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
erubin@hsph.harvard.edu 

 

Andrea Cooper
Trudeau Institute
Saranac Lake, NY
acooper@trudeauinstitute.org 

 

Kathleen McDonough
David Axelrod Institute
Albany, NY
kathleen.mcdonough@wadsworth.org 
V -
Clinical and Molecular Diagnostic Immunology

Sandra Steiner
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Atlanta, GA 
ssteiner@cdc.gov 

 

Jon Heinrichs
Merck Research Labs
West Point, PA
jon.heinrichs94@verizon.net 

 

 

Nahed Ismail
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
ismailn@upmc.edu 

W -
Microbiology Education
Jennifer Herzog
Herkimer County Community College
Herkimer, NY
herzogja@herkimer.edu 
Lee E. Hughes
University of North Texas
Denton, TX
lhughes@unt.edu 



Laurie Caslake
Lafayette College
Easton, PA
caslakel@lafayette.edu 

X -
Molecular, Cellular and General Biology of Eukaryotes
(William) Scott Moye- Rowley
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA
scott-moye-rowley@uiowa.edu 


Judith Berman
Tel Aviv University
Rawat Aviv, Israel
jberman@post.tau.ac.il 
N. Louis Glass
UC-Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
lglass@berkeley.edu
Y -
Public Health
Susanne Zanto Norris
Montana Public Health Laboratory 
Helena, MT
szanto@mt.gov 

Kirsten St. George
New York State Department of Health
Albany, NY
kxs16@health.state.ny.us 

 

Joanne Bartkus
Minnesota Department of Health
Saint Paul, MN
joanne.bartkus@state.mn.us 

 

Z -
Animal Health Microbiology
Richard Isaacson
University of Minnesota
Saint Paul, MN
isaac015@umn.edu 

Tracy Nicholson
ARS, USDA
Ames, IA
tracy.nicholson@ars.usda.gov 

 

Paul Plummer
Iowa State University
Boone, IA 
pplummer@iastate.edu 

AA -
Free-Living, Symbiotic and Parasitic Protists
Marc-Jan Gubbels
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA 
gubbelsj@bc.edu 

Bobbi Pritt
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
pritt.bobbi@mayo.edu 

Gustavo Arrizabalaga
Indiana University School of Medicine
Bloomington, IN
garrizab@iupui.edu 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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