zika

The Zika Threat

ASM Acts to Counter Zika Virus Outbreak.
Read

The Zika Diaries

Follow Dr. Vincent Racaniello’s lab as they work on Zika
at his Columbia University lab.
Read

Read a Book Chapter about Zika Virus

Werner Slenczka presents an overview of Zika Virus in the book Emerging Infections 10, just published by ASM Press.
Read
Become a member today!
JOIN ASM
Submit to an ASM Journal
SUBMIT
Register for the Beneficial Microbes Conference
REGISTER

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

Barbara Robinson-Dunn
William Beaumont/Oakland Univ. School of Medicine
Royal Oak, MI
barbara.robinson-dunn@beaumont.edu

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

Gail E. Christie
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA
christie@vcu.edu

 

 Divisions (Officer terms are from July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016)

Division Chair Chair-Elect Councilor
A - Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

Jared Silverman
Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Lexington, MA
jaredadamsilverman@gmail.com

Maria Villegas
CIDEIM Research Center
Vali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia
mariavirginia.villegas@gmail.com

Gerry Wright
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
wrightge@mcmaster.ca
B - Microbial Pathogens

Denise Monack
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA
dmonack@stanford.edu

Anthony Richardson
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC
H. (Hank) Steven Seifert
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL
h-seifert@northwestern.edu
C - Clinical Microbiology

Karen Carroll
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD
kcarrol7@jhmi.edu

Richard Thomson
NorthShore University HealthSystem
Evanston, IL
rthomson@northshore.org

Eileen Burd
Emory University Hospital
Atlanta, GA 
eburd@emory.edu  
D - Bacteria of Medical Importance

Eric Skaar
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
eric.skaar@vanderbilt.edu

Raphael Valdivia
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
valdi001@mc.duke.edu

Vanessa Sperandio
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX
vanessa.sperandio@utsouthwestern.edu
E - Immunology

Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, TN
thirumala-devi.kanneganti@stjude.org

Carolina Lopez
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
lopezca@vet.upenn.edu

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

Deborah Hogan
Dartmouth University School of Medicine
Hanover, NH
dhogan@dartmouth.edu

Michael Lorenz
University of Texas Medical School
Houston, TX
michael.lorenz@uth.tmc.edu

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

Christopher McGowin
LSU Health Sciences Center
New Orleans, LA
cmcgow@lsuhsc.edu

Subramanian Dhandayuthapani
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
El Paso, TX
s.dhandayuthapani@ttuhsc.edu

Li Xiao
University of Alabama in Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
lixiao@uab.edu
H - Genetics and Molecular Biology

Jade Wang
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Madision, WI
wang@bact.wisc.edu

Carin Vanderpool
University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign
Urbana, IL
cvanderp@illinois.edu

Susan Lovett
Brandeis University
Waltham, MA
lovett@brandeis.edu   
I - General Microbiology

Thomas Schmidt
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
schmidti@umich.edu

Shannon Hinsa-Leasure
Grinnell College
Grinnell, IA
hinsa@grinnell.edu

Larry Halverson
Iowa State University
Ames, IA
larryh@iastate.edu
J - Cell and Structural Biology

Erin Goley
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
egoley1@jhmi.edu

Amy Camp
Mount Holyoke College
Cambridge, MA
acamp@mtholyoke.edu

Elizabeth Wright
Emory University 
Atlanta, GA
erwrigh@emory.edu   
K - Microbial Physiology and Metabolism

Julie Zilles
University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign
Urbana, IL
jlz@alum.mit.edu

James McKinlay
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN
jmckinla@indiana.edu

Anne K. Dunn
University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK
akdunn@ou.edu
L - Healthcare Epidemiology

Jesse Jacob
Emory University
Atlanta, GA
jtjacob@emory.edu

L. Silvia Munoz-Price
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI
smunozprice@med.miami.edu

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

Gerald Koudelka
University of Buffalo, SUNY
Buffalo, NY
koudelka@acsu.buffalo.edu

Jason Gill
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
jason.gill@tamu.edu

Mya Breitbart
University of South Florida
Saint Petersburg, FL
mya@usf.edu
N - Microbial Ecology

Dionysios Antonopoulos
Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology
Argonne, IL
dion@anl.gov

Jay Lennon
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN
lennonj@indiana.edu

Barbara Campbell
Clemson University
Clemson, SC
bcampb7@clemson.edu
O - Fermentation and Biotechnology

Daniel Solaiman
USDA/ARS/ERRC
Wyndmoor, PA
dan.solaiman@ars.usda.gov


 

Thaddeus Ezeji
Ohio State University
Wooster, OH
ezeji.1@osu.edu

Aindrila Mukhopadhyay
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories
Berkeley, CA
amukhopadhyay@lbl.gov
P - Food Microbiology

Rebecca Bell
FDA - Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
College Park, MD
rebecca.bell@fda.hhs.gov

Christopher Snabes
The Acheson Group
Charlevoix, MI
csnabes@api-pt.com

Edward G. Dudley
Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA
egd100@psu.edu 
Q - Environmental and General Applied Microbiology

Sandra McLellan
University of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI
mclellan@uwm.edu

John Griffith
SCCWRP
Costa Mesa, CA
johng@sccwrp.org

Michael Sadowsky
University of Minnesota 
St. Paul, MN
sadowsky@umn.edu
R - Evolutionary and Genomic Microbiology

Morgan Langille
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
morgan.g.i.langille@dal.ca

Siobain Duffy
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ
duffy@aesop.rutgers.edu

John McCutcheon
University of Montana
Missoula, MT
john.mccutcheon@umontana.edu
S - DNA Viruses

Richard Longnecker
Northwestern Medical School
Chicago, IL
r-longnecker@northwestern.edu

Patrick Hearing
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY
patrick.hearing@stonybrook.edu

Joel Baines
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
jdb11@cornell.edu
T - RNA Viruses

John Parker
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
jsp7@cornell.edu

Stephanie Karst
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
skarst@ufl.edu

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

Christina Stallings
Washington University Stet
St. Louis, MO
stallings@borcim.wustl.edu

Jyothi Rengarajan
Emory University
Atlanta, GA
jrengar@emory.edu

Andrea Cooper
Trudeau Institute
Saranac Lake, NY
amc72@le.ac.uk 
V - Clinical and Molecular Diagnostic Immunology Daniel Sikkema
GlaxoSmithKline
King of Prussia, PA
dan.x.sikkema@gsk.com

Marc Couturier
ARUP Laboratories at University of Utah
Salt Lake, UT
marc.couturier@aruplab.com

Jon Heinrichs
Merck Research Labs
West Point, PA 
Jon.Heinrichs@sanofipasteur.com
W - Microbiology Education

Rebecca Buxton
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
rebecca.buxton@path.utah.edu

Mark Martin
University of Puget Sound
Tacoma, WA
mowenmartin@gmail.com

Lee E. Hughes
University of North Texas
Denton, TX
lhughes@unt.edu
X - Molecular, Cellular and General Biology of Eukaryotes

Lorraine Pillus
University of California
San Diego, CA
lpillus@ucsd.edu

Martha Cyert
Stanford University
Stanford, CA
mcyert@stanford.edu

Judith Berman
Tel Aviv University
Rawat Aviv, Israel
jberman@post.tau.ac.il
Y -Public Health

Lixia Liu
Indiana State Department of Health Laboratories
Indianapolis, IN
lliu@isdh.in.gov

Sarah Buss
Wyoming Public Health Laboratory
Cheyenne, WY
sarah.buss@wyo.gov

Kirsten St. George
New York State Department of Health
Albany, NY
kirsten.st.george@health.ny.gov
Z - Animal Health Microbiology Jun Lin
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN
jlin6@utk.edu

Brian Brunelle
National Animal Disease Center
Ames, IA
brunelle77@yahoo.com

Tracy Nicholson
ARS, USDA
Ames, IA
tracy.nicholson@ars.usda.gov
AA - Free-Living, Symbiotic and Parasitic Protists

Audrey Odom
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
arodom@gmail.com

Christopher Huston
University of Vermont College of Medicine
Burlington, VT
christopher.huston@uvm.edu

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

TPL_asm2013_SEARCH

747