USA Department of Microbiology & Immunology Faculty

Academic Faculty

Kevin Macaluso Move In Day

Kevin R. Macaluso, PhD
Chair, Microbiology and Immunology       

Phone: (251) 460-7514
Fax: (251) 460-7931
kmacaluso@southalabama.edu


Jonathon P. Audia

Jonathon P. Audia, PhD
Professor
Infectious Disease and Host Defense (IDHD) Track Director

Phone: (251) 460-6929
Fax: (251) 460-7931
jaudia@southalabama.edu 

 

Robert A. Barrington

Robert A. Barrington, PhD
Associate Professor
Director, Office of Research, Education, and Training (ORET)

Phone: (251) 461-1718
FAX: (251) 460-7931
rbarrington@southalabama.edu 

 

Michael R. Elliot, PhD

Michael R. Elliott, PhD
Associate Professor

Phone: (251) 445-9800
mrelliot@southalabama.edu 

 

Meghan E. Hermance

Meghan E. Hermance, PhD
Assistant Professor
Associate Director, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases (LID)

Phone: (251) 460-6957
mhermance@southalabama.edu 

 

Jin Hyun Kim

Jin Hyun Kim, DVM, PhD
Assistant Professor

Phone: (251) 460-6204
Fax: (251) 460-7931
jinkim@southalabama.edu  

 

Jonathan O. Raynor

Jonathan O. Rayner, PhD
Associate Professor
Director, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases (LID)

Phone: (251) 414-8179
Fax: (251) 460-7931
jrayner@southalabama.edu 

 

Allyson E. Shea, Ph.D.

Allyson E. Shea, PhD
Assistant Professor

Phone: (251) 460-6275
Fax: (251) 460-7931
aeshea@southalabama.edu

 

Emeritus Faculty

John W. Foster

John W. Foster, PhD
Professor Emeritus

Phone: (251) 460-6323
Fax: (251) 460-7931
jwfoster@southalabama.edu 

 

Robert N. Lausch

Robert N. Lausch, PhD
Professor Emeritus

Phone: (251) 460-6250
Fax: (251) 460-7931
rlausch@jaguar1.usouthal.edu 

 

 


Retired Faculty

Adel L. Barsoum

Adel L. Barsoum, PhD
Retired Assistant Professor

abarsoum@jaguar1.usouthal.edu   


Adjunct Appointments

James Lawrence, DVM, MD, FAAP
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine

Jason Strickland, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine

Joint Appointments

Christopher Davies, PhD
Associate Dean for Research, College of Medicine
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, College of Medicine
Joint Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine

A. Michele Schuler, DVM, PhD
Professor, Department of Comparative Medicine, College of Medicine
Joint Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine 

John A. VandeWaa, PhD, DO
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine
Joint Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine

Instructors

Eliane Esteves, PhD
Instructor, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine

Postdoctoral Fellows

Thitigun Jaimipuk, PhD
Macaluso Lab Group
Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine

Trainees

Killian Brewer, BS
Barrington Lab Group
Medical Sciences Building, College of Medicine

Bailey Hettinger, BS
Hermance Lab Group
Medical Sciences Building, College of Medicine


Rachel Rodenberg, BS

Barrington Lab Group
Medical Sciences Building, College of Medicine

Shovon Lal Sarkar, BS
Macaluso Lab Group
Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine


Chanakan (Nam) Suwanbongkot, BS
Macaluso Lab Group
Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine


Meagan Taylor, BS

Rayner Lab Group
Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine


Amanda Tuckey, BS

Audia Lab Group
Medical Sciences Building, College of Medicine

Staff

Ahmed Garba, MS
Research Technologist III, Hermance Lab Group, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine

Olena Gorodnya, BS
Research Technologist IV, Shea Lab Group, Medical Sciences Building, College of Medicine

Juleigh Jeffreys, BS
Research Technologist III, Shea Lab Group, Medical Sciences Building, College of Medicine

Elizabeth Lilly, MSFS
Research Technologist IV, Macaluso Lab Group, Medical Sciences Building, College of Medicine

Meredith Moody, MA
Financial Operations Specialist, Medical Sciences Building, College of Medicine

Clémence Obellianne, BS
Research Technologist III, Hermance Lab Group, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine

Rosemary Roberts, BS
Laboratory Manager, Rayner Lab Group, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine

Madeline Wasden, MS
Program Coordinator, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine