University of Rochester (2000), Chemistry
Graduate School
Cornell University Medical College (2007), Molecular & Cell Biology

Research Interest

  • host-pathogen interactions
  • innate immune response to viral infection
  • viral pathogenesis and host genetic determinants
  • virus reporters (fluorescent/luminescent) and screening technology


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Common variants associated with general and MMR vaccine-related febrile seizures.
Feenstra B, Pasternak B, Geller F, Carstensen L, Wang T, Huang F, Eitson JL, Hollegaard MV, Svanström H, Vestergaard M, Hougaard DM, Schoggins JW, Jan LY, Melbye M, Hviid A Nat. Genet. 2014 Oct
Interferon-stimulated genes: roles in viral pathogenesis.
Schoggins JW Curr Opin Virol 2014 Apr 6C 40-46
MX2 is an interferon-induced inhibitor of HIV-1 infection.
Kane M, Yadav SS, Bitzegeio J, Kutluay SB, Zang T, Wilson SJ, Schoggins JW, Rice CM, Yamashita M, Hatziioannou T, Bieniasz PD Nature 2013 Oct
Lipids in innate antiviral defense.
Schoggins JW, Randall G Cell Host Microbe 2013 Oct 14 4 379-85
IFNß-dependent increases in STAT1, STAT2, and IRF9 mediate resistance to viruses and DNA damage.
Cheon H, Holvey-Bates EG, Schoggins JW, Forster S, Hertzog P, Imanaka N, Rice CM, Jackson MW, Junk DJ, Stark GR EMBO J. 2013 Sep
Innate immune responses to hepatitis C virus.
Schoggins JW, Rice CM Curr. Top. Microbiol. Immunol. 2013 369 219-42
Inhibition of HIV-1 particle assembly by 2',3'-cyclic-nucleotide 3'-phosphodiesterase.
Wilson SJ, Schoggins JW, Zang T, Kutluay SB, Jouvenet N, Alim MA, Bitzegeio J, Rice CM, Bieniasz PD Cell Host Microbe 2012 Oct 12 4 585-97

Honors & Awards

  • Rita Allen Foundation Scholar
  • NIH Director's New Innovator Award
  • Seymour and Vivian Milstein Young Investigator Award
  • NIH K01 Career Development Award
  • Sidney & Joan Pestka Award for Excellence in Interferon Research

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Society of Microbiology (2014)
  • International Cytokine and Interferon Society (2011)
  • American Society of Virology (2009)