Carolyn Bohach, PhD
– Distinguished Professor, School of Food Science, University of Idaho; Director, Idaho INBRE Program. 
Research Interest:  E. coli O157:H7 pathogenesis

James Johnson, MD
– Staff Physician and Director of Molecular Epidemiology Unit and of the ID Fellowship Program, Minneapolis VA Health Care System; Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota. 
Research Interest:  Enterococcal and extra-intestinal E coli infections

James R. Johnson, MD is Professor of Medicine and Senior Associate Director of the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program at the University of Minnesota and directs the Molecular Epidemiology Unit at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center. Dr. Johnson received his training in internal medicine and infectious diseases at the University of Washington in Seattle. His research interests include the molecular pathogenesis of urinary tract infections; the virulence properties, ecology, and phylogenetic aspects of uropathogenic E. coli; and the molecular epidemiology of antibiotic resistance in E. coli.

Henry Rosen, MD
– Professor, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Washington. 
Research Interest:  Bacterial responses to neutrophil phagocytosis


Wes Van Voorhis, MD, PhD
– Professor and Head, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine; Director of the Center for Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases (CERID), University of Washington. 
Research Interest: Parasitic diseases, pathogenesis and treatment