Who we are:


Julie Pfeiffer, Ph.D. (principal investigator, safety plan writer)

Elizabeth Aguilera (graduate student)

Andrea Erickson, Ph.D. (postdoctoral fellow)

Palmy Jesudhasan, Ph.D. (research scientist)

Christopher Robinson, Ph.D. (postdoctoral fellow)

Yao Wang (graduate student)



What we do:


We have research projects in several areas related to RNA viruses, pathogenesis, viral evolution, viral population dynamics, host barriers, and the effect of intestinal microbiota on enteric viruses. Our overall goal is to understand virus-host interactions that impact the development of disease. For more details, see our research page.



Our location:


    Mailing address:

        University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

        5323 Harry Hines Blvd.

        Dallas, TX  75390-9048


    Physical address:

        University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

        NL4.110M       

        6000 Harry Hines Blvd.

        Dallas, TX  75390-9048


   Lab phone: (214) 648-5627

    Julie’s office phone: (214) 648-8775

Poliovirus virion, 2010