Meet Our Faculty

Kirk Deitsch

Kirk Deitsch, Ph.D.

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Rm. W-704
Tel: (212) 746-4976
Fax: (212) 746-4028

Antigenic variation by malaria parasites

Recent Publications

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Programs of Study

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News And Updates

Research Reveals How a Common Bacterium May Spread from the Intestine

A typical gut bacterium that can spread through the body and cause a serious infection resists natural immune defenses and antibiotics by enhancing...

Study Reveals New Mode of Triggering Immune Responses

Small proteins, called chemokines, that direct immune cells toward sites of infection can also form DNA-bound nanoparticles that can induce chronic,...

Events

February 14, 2023 - 12:00pm

Supracellular Regulation of Symmetry Breaking in the Skin

Cell & Developmental Biology Lecture Series presents: Amy Shyer, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Laboratory of Morphogenesis Rockefeller University

February 8, 2021 - 12:00pm

Department Of Microbiology And Immunology Monthly Research In Progress Seminars

Sarah Schrader, MD/PhD
Candidate Nathan Lab
“Perturbation of arginine biosynthesis in mycobacteria elicits  tolerance, persistence, and MIC-shifted resistance to antibiotics with  other targets”

Tingting Li, PhD
Guo Lab
“Gut bacterial transamination impacts host amino acid homeostasis and physiology”

Please email Deidre McIntosh-Brown, dem2017@med.cornell.edu. for ZOOM details.

Meetings will occur from 12:00-1:00 pm on the 2nd Monday of each month from October 12, 2020-July 12, 2021 Via Zoom