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Infectious Disease Experts

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Thomas Geisbert

Professor, Microbiology & Immunology

Thomas Ksiazek

Director of high containment laboratory operations for the Galveston National Laboratory
Professor of pathology and microbiology & immunology

A. Scott Lea

Associate Professor
Infectious Diseases Clinic Director
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases

James LeDuc

Director, Galveston National Laboratory (GNL)

Alfredo G. Torres

Associate Professor, Departments of Microbiology & Immunology and Pathology
Scientist, Sealy Center for Vaccine Development
Co-Director, UTMB BSL-3 Laboratories

Media Relations

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rareyes@utmb.edu
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(409) 772-8785
(713) 240-0402 Cell
m.balleza@utmb.edu
Senior Communications Specialist, Media Relations
(409) 772-8790
(409) 771-5105 Cell
mjdannen@utmb.edu
Senior Communications Specialist, Media Relations
(409) 772-8772
(409) 771-7863 Cell
k.hensley@utmb.edu
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