Carolyn Coyne, PhD

Carolyn Coyne, PhD
Researcher

Director of the Center for Microbial Pathogenesis, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Professor, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproducitive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Professor, Department of Immunology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Education

Graduate School:
2003 PhD, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, N.C.

Post-Graduate School:
2007 Research Fellowship in Microbiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa.

Research Interests

Carolyn Coyne, PhD, is a professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, serving the departments of: Microbiology and Molecular Genetics; Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences; Pediatrics; and Immunology. She is also Director of the Center for Microbial Pathogenesis. Her research combines important aspects of virology, immunology, and cell biology to dissect various aspects of host-virus interactions, with a particular focus on polarized cell types.

  • The placental barrier
  • The gastrointestinal barrier
  • Cellular pathways targeted by RNA viruses to promote their replication

View Dr. Coyne's full list of publications from PubMed.

View Dr. Coyne's lab website.