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

Antithetic effect of interferon-a on cell-free and cell-to-cell HIV-1 infection.
Kumata R, Iwanami S, Mar KB, Kakizoe Y, Misawa N, Nakaoka S, Koyanagi Y, Perelson AS, Schoggins JW, Iwami S, Sato K, PLoS Comput Biol 2022 Apr 18 4 e1010053
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

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)