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Meet Our Faculty

PJ Klasse

P.J. Klasse, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Research in Microbiology and Immunology

Tel: (212) 746-4827
Fax: (212) 746-8340

Molecular and theoretical virologist

Recent Publications

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Programs of Study

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News And Updates

Weill Cornell Advances TB Research with Support from NIH

Tuberculosis (TB) is a wily old killer, one of the deadliest infectious diseases in history and one of the few that naturally infects only humans....

Commentary: Multisector Research Collaborative Aims to Advance Tuberculosis Treatment

A better understanding of the biology of tuberculosis (TB) infection and improved drug combinations for the disease are two areas of research in...


April 30, 2021 - 4:00pm

Diversity Week - Making Precision Medicine Socially Precise

Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Esteban G. Burchard, MD, MPH Harry Wm. and Diana V. Hind Distinguished Professor in Pharmaceutical Sciences Professor and Vice Chair, Departments of Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences and Medicine Director, Center for Genes, Environments & Health University of California, San Francisco

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”

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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