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

Identification of interferon-stimulated genes that attenuate Ebola virus infection.
Kuroda M, Halfmann PJ, Hill-Batorski L, Ozawa M, Lopes TJS, Neumann G, Schoggins JW, Rice CM, Kawaoka Y, Nat Commun 2020 Jun 11 1 2953
Oxysterols provide innate immunity to bacterial infection by mobilizing cell surface accessible cholesterol.
Abrams ME, Johnson KA, Perelman SS, Zhang LS, Endapally S, Mar KB, Thompson BM, McDonald JG, Schoggins JW, Radhakrishnan A, Alto NM, Nat Microbiol 2020 Apr
A Sensitive Yellow Fever Virus Entry Reporter Identifies Valosin-Containing Protein (VCP/p97) as an Essential Host Factor for Flavivirus Uncoating.
Ramanathan HN, Zhang S, Douam F, Mar KB, Chang J, Yang PL, Schoggins JW, Ploss A, Lindenbach BD, mBio 2020 04 11 2
Comparative analysis of viral entry for Asian and African lineages of Zika virus.
Rinkenberger N, Schoggins JW, Virology 2019 Jul 533 59-67
A NIK-SIX signalling axis controls inflammation by targeted silencing of non-canonical NF-?B.
Liu Z, Mar KB, Hanners NW, Perelman SS, Kanchwala M, Xing C, Schoggins JW, Alto NM, Nature 2019 Apr 568 7751 249-253
Shared and Distinct Functions of Type I and Type III Interferons.
Lazear HM, Schoggins JW, Diamond MS, Immunity 2019 Apr 50 4 907-923

Honors & Awards

  • 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)