University of Rochester (2000), Chemistry
Graduate School
Cornell University Medical Col (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 host screening technology (CRISPR, cDNA)
  • virus-host interactions; evolutionary conflicts in mammals


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Evolution of the interferon response: lessons from ISGs of diverse mammals.
McDougal MB, Boys IN, De La Cruz-Rivera P, Schoggins JW, Curr Opin Virol 2022 Feb 53 101202
Over-expression screen of interferon-stimulated genes identifies RARRES3 as a restrictor of Toxoplasma gondii infection.
Rinkenberger N, Abrams ME, Matta SK, Schoggins JW, Alto NM, Sibley LD, Elife 2021 Dec 10
SARS-CoV-2 spike protein induces inflammation via TLR2-dependent activation of the NF-?B pathway.
Khan S, Shafiei MS, Longoria C, Schoggins JW, Savani RC, Zaki H, Elife 2021 Dec 10
Anterograde transneuronal tracing and genetic control with engineered yellow fever vaccine YFV-17D.
Li E, Guo J, Oh SJ, Luo Y, Oliveros HC, Du W, Arano R, Kim Y, Chen YT, Eitson J, Lin DT, Li Y, Roberts T, Schoggins JW, Xu W, Nat Methods 2021 Nov

Honors & Awards

  • NIH Director's Pioneer Award
  • American Lung Association Innovation Award
  • Burroughs Wellcome Investigator in Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease
  • The Welch Foundation Award
  • Clayton Foundation Scholar
  • 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)