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Senior Staff

  • Rajendra K. Agrawal

    Rajendra K. Agrawal, Ph.D.

    • Director, Division of Translational Medicine, Wadsworth Center
  • Nilesh Banavali

    Nilesh Banavali, Ph.D.

    • Structure-based Therapeutics for Infectious Diseases
  • Valerie J. Bolivar

    Valerie J. Bolivar, Ph.D.

    • Neurobehavioral Genetics
  • Alana Buscher

    Alana Buscher

    • Associate Director for Administration
  • Michele Caggana

    Michele Caggana, Sc.D., FACMG

    • Deputy Director, Division of Genetics
  • Nicole Cairns, M.S.

    Nicole Cairns, M.S.

    • Assistant Director, Division of Environmental Health Sciences
  • Sudha Chaturvedi

    Sudha Chaturvedi, Ph.D.

    • Director, Mycology Laboratory
  • Karen J. Chave

    Karen J. Chave, Ph.D.

    • Director, Protein Expression and Biochemistry Cores
  • James Chithalen, Ph.D.

    James Chithalen, Ph.D.

    • Deputy Director, Wadsworth Center
  • Yu-Fen (Kathy) Chou

    Yu-Fen (Kathy) Chou, Ph.D.

    • Scientific Officer, NYSTEM
  • Liang T. Chu

    Liang T. Chu, Ph.D.

    • Nuclear Chemistry Laboratory
  • Alexander T. Ciota, Ph.D.

    Alexander T. Ciota, Ph.D.

    • Director, Arbovirus Laboratory
  • Richard Cole

    Richard Cole, M.A.

    • Director, Light Microscopy Core
  • Jan E. Conn

    Jan E. Conn, Ph.D.

    • Vector Biology and Population Genetics
  • Joan Curcio

    Joan Curcio, Ph.D.

    • Host-Retrotransposon Interactions
  • April D. Davis, DVM, Ph.D.

    April D. Davis, DVM, Ph.D.

    • Director, Rabies Laboratory
  • Amy B. Dean

    Amy B. Dean, Ph.D.

    • Viral Diseases Laboratory
  • Keith M. Derbyshire

    Keith M. Derbyshire, Ph.D.

    • Associate Director for Research and Technology
  • Ye Ding, Ph.D.

    Ye Ding, Ph.D.

    • RNA Bioinformatics
  • Bryan C. Duffy, Ph.D.

    Bryan C. Duffy, Ph.D.

    • Clinical and Forensic Toxicology
  • Christina Egan

    Christina Egan, Ph.D.

    • Deputy Director, Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Vincent Escuyer

    Vincent Escuyer, Ph.D.

    • Director, Mycobacteriology Laboratory
  • Anthony T. Fayo, B.S.

    Anthony T. Fayo, B.S.

    • Deputy Laboratory Chief - Laboratory of Organic Analytical Chemistry
  • Pallavi Ghosh

    Pallavi Ghosh, Ph.D.

    • Mycobacterial Stress Response
  • Robert L. Glaser

    Robert L. Glaser, Ph.D.

    • Director, Division of Laboratory Operations
  • Todd Gray

    Todd Gray, Ph.D.

    • Molecular Genetics of Mycobacteria
  • Bruce J. Herron

    Bruce J. Herron, Ph.D.

    • Mammalian Genomics
  • Kurunthachalam Kannan, Ph.D.

    Kurunthachalam Kannan, Ph.D.

    • Deputy Director of the Division of Environmental Health Sciences
  • Denise M. Kay

    Denise M. Kay, Ph.D.

    • Newborn Screening Program
  • Alexey Khodjakov

    Alexey Khodjakov, Ph.D.

    • Cellular and Molecular Basis of Diseases - Mitosis
  • Haider A. Khwaja

    Haider A. Khwaja, Ph.D.

    • Environmental Atmospheric Chemistry Laboratory
  • Kerri Kluetzman

    Kerri Kluetzman, Ph.D.

    • Research Scientist
  • Matthew J. Kohn

    Matthew J. Kohn, Ph.D.

    • Scientific Officer, NYSTEM
  • Pascal Lapierre, Ph.D.

    Pascal Lapierre, Ph.D.

    • Bioinformatics and Statistics Core
  • Erica Lasek-Nesselquist, Ph.D.

    Erica Lasek-Nesselquist, Ph.D.

    • Bioinformatics and Statistics Core
  • David A. Lawrence

    David A. Lawrence, Ph.D.

    • Neuroimmunology and Immunotoxicology
  • William T. Lee

    William T. Lee, Ph.D.

    • Immunological Memory and Diagnostic Immunology
  • María C López, Ph.D.

    María C López, Ph.D.

    • Clinical and Experimental Immunology
  • Susan Madison-Antenucci

    Susan Madison-Antenucci, Ph.D.

    • Director, Parasitology Laboratory
  • Nicholas J. Mantis, Ph.D.

    Nicholas J. Mantis, Ph.D.

    • Chief, Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology
  • Paul Masters

    Paul Masters, Ph.D.

    • Molecular Genetics of Coronaviruses
  • Kathleen A. McDonough

    Kathleen A. McDonough, Ph.D.

    • Director, Division of Infectious Disease
  • Lisa Mingle, Ph.D.

    Lisa Mingle, Ph.D.

    • Bacteriology Laboratory
  • Kara Mitchell, Ph.D.

    Kara Mitchell, Ph.D.

    • Bacteriology Laboratory
  • Kimberlee A. Musser

    Kimberlee A. Musser, Ph.D.

    • Clinical Director, Wadsworth Center David Axelrod Institute
  • Dilip Nag

    Dilip Nag, Ph.D.

    • Arbovirus Laboratory
  • Anil K. Ojha

    Anil K. Ojha, Ph.D.

    • Mycobacterial Persistence and Pathogenesis
  • Joseph Orsini

    Joseph Orsini, Ph.D.

    • Newborn Screening Program
  • Jon Paczkowski, Ph.D.

    Jon Paczkowski, Ph.D.

    • Microbial Signal Transduction and Cell-cell Communication
  • Michael J. Palumbo

    Michael J. Palumbo, B.S.

    • Director, Digital Innovation
  • Patrick J. Parsons

    Patrick J. Parsons, Ph.D.

    • Director, Division of Environmental Health Sciences
  • Janice D. Pata, Ph.D.

    Janice D. Pata, Ph.D.

    • Polymerases, Mutations, and the Evolution of Antimicrobial Drug Resistance
  • Leonard F. Peruski, Ph.D., M.Sc.

    Leonard F. Peruski, Ph.D., M.Sc.

    • Director, Wadsworth Center
  • Melissa Prusinski

    Melissa Prusinski

    • Ecology of Ticks, Affiliation: Bureau of Communicable Disease Control, Division of Epidemiology, New York State Department of Health
  • Beverly Rauch, M.S.

    Beverly Rauch, M.S.

    • Director, Clinical Laboratory Evaluation Program
  • Michael P. Ryan, Ph.D.

    Michael P. Ryan, Ph.D.

    • Associate Director of Regulatory Affairs
  • Carlos A. Saavedra-Matiz

    Carlos A. Saavedra-Matiz, M.D.

    • Newborn Screening Program
  • Anthony Saouma

    Anthony Saouma

    • Deputy Director, Division of Laboratory Operations
  • Karolina AH Schabses

    Karolina AH Schabses, MPH

    • Associate Director of Information Technology
  • Dr. Renjie Song

    Renjie Song, M.D.

    • Director, Immunology Core
  • Kirsten St. George

    Kirsten St. George, Ph.D.

    • Chief, Laboratory of Viral Diseases
  • Linda Styer, Ph.D.

    Linda Styer, Ph.D.

    • Director, Bloodborne Viruses Laboratory
  • Haixin Sui

    Haixin Sui, Ph.D.

    • Cellular and Molecular Basis of Diseases - Structural Cell Biology
  • Derek Symula

    Derek Symula, Ph.D.

    • Director, Division of Laboratory Quality Certification
  • Norma P. Tavakoli

    Norma P. Tavakoli, Ph.D.

    • Newborn Screening Program
  • Buu N. Tran, Ph.D.

    Buu N. Tran, Ph.D.

    • Organic and Analytical Chemistry Laboratory
  • Joseph T. Wade

    Joseph T. Wade, Ph.D.

    • Microbial Gene Expression
  • Xianliang Zhou

    Xianliang Zhou, Ph.D.

    • Asbestos Laboratory
  • Lei Zhu

    Lei Zhu, Ph.D.

    • Environmental Atmospheric Chemistry