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Research Interests


David Bradley

Immunogenetic as well as immunopathogenic events in   relapsing polychondritis; Role of microbial agents in susceptibility/resistance to the onset of arthritis

 UND/School of Medicine & Health Sciences

Colin Combs

Neuroimmune interactions during aging and neurodegenerative diseases

UND/School of Medicine & Health Sciences


  Jyotika Sharma  

Role of C-type lectin receptors in regulation of inflammation and myeloid cell function in bacterial pneumosepsis and chronic lung diseases

 UND/School of Medicine & Health Sciences

Catherine Brissette

Lyme disease, spirochetes, bacterial pathogenesis.

UND/ School of Medicine & Health Sciences


  Xuesong Chen


Research focuses on understanding the role of endolysosome in the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer’s disease and HIV-1 associated neurocognitive disorders.

UND/School of Medicine & Health Sciences


  Nadeem Khan 

Respiratory bacterial-viral co-infection, Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus) colonization and pathogenesis, innate and adaptive type 17 immunity, natural immunity to pneumococcal colonization, vaccine development.

UND/School of Medicine & Health Sciences


Masfique Mehedi


Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) - host interactions: by delineating the mechanism of filopodia-driven RSV cell-to-cell spread, novel insights into RSV biology and targets for therapeutics development will be identified.

  UND/ School of Medicine & Health Sciences

Bibhuti Mishra

Immunology, Mounting an Immune Response and Myeloid cell Activation, Neuro-immunology, Epigenetic mechanisms in regulation of inflammation, Role of epigenetics in inflammation-associated/autoimmune diseases, Parasitology, Sjögren's syndrome.

UND/School of Medicine & Health Sciences

  Min Wu


Host-pathogen interaction with  P. aeruginosa, lung biology, autophagy, epigenetics (miRNA and lncRNA), inflammation, and biomedical nanoparticles.

UND/School of Medicine & Health Sciences