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Vaccinations

Books, pencils and vaccinations. They're all a part of parents' back to school check list. UTSA is home to the South Texas Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases and the Center for Innovative Drug Discovery. Scientists from both research programs are frequent collaborators with the center on top-tier research in vaccine development and the prevention of infectious diseases.

Experts Available

Bernard Arulanandam, Ph.D.

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  • Interim Vice President for Research
  • Jane and Roland Blumberg Professor in Biology
  • Director, South Texas Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases
  • College of Office of the Vice President for Research
  • Department of Office of Research Support
general expertise
Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Disease
specific expertise

Chlamydia; Infectious Diseases; Microbiology and Immunology; STEM Education; Tularemia; Vaccine Development and Commercialization

James P. Chambers, Ph.D.

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  • Professor of Biochemistry
  • Affiliate, South Texas Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases
  • Affiliate, Center of Excellence in Infection Genomics
  • College of Sciences
  • Department of Biology
general expertise
Science
specific expertise

Biochemistry; Bioterrorism / Threat Agent Detection; Diagnostics / Biosensing Element Development; Influenza / Vaccine Development; Inherited Metabolic Diseases (Lysosomal)

Hans W. Heidner, Ph.D.

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  • Professor
  • Affiliate, South Texas Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases
  • College of Sciences
  • Department of Biology
general expertise
Virology
specific expertise

Antiviral Drugs; Emerging Pathogens; Vaccine Development; Virology

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