Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Department Administration

Department Chair:
Jeremy M. Boss, PhD
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Department Administrator:
Matthew Kroll
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Sr. Program Coordinator:
Jenny O'Neil
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Administrative Assistant:
Rebecca Masel
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Communications Manager/Web Developer:
Harriet Moore
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Dir, Development:
Shawn Stern
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Faculty News, Awards, and Publications

September 2022: Dr. William Shafer received the Emory School of Medicine Dean's Eminent Investigator Award. Click the link above to RSVP for the virtual ceremony honoring Dr. Shafer.

Faculty Promotions

September 2022: Congratulations to Drs. Marcin Grabowicz, Christopher LaRock, and Christopher Scharer for their promotions to Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology effective September 1, 2022.

Drs. Grabowicz, LaRock, Scharer

April 2022: Congratulations to Dr. Christopher LaRock for his 2022 Burroughs Wellcome Fund Award for Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease. 

The Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease (PATH) program is a highly competitive award program that provides $500,000 over a period of five years to study pathogenesis with the intent to give recipients the freedom and flexibility to pursue new avenues of inquiry, stimulating higher-risk research projects that hold potential for significantly advancing understanding of how infectious diseases work and how health is maintained.

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