A key component of our lab culture are collaborations inside and outside of the lab.

Established collaborations

TLR signaling and inflammation
Dr. Patrick Walker, CEO Arkana Laboratories, Little Rock (kidney pathology in lupus patients)
Dr. Peter Vogel, Director Veterinary Pathology Core, Department of Pathology, St. Jude
Dr. Heather Tillman, Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, St. Jude
Dr. Marc Barry, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Utah
Dr. James Cox, Director Mass Spectrometry & Proteomics, University of Utah
Dr. Cliff Guy, Managing Director, Imaging Facility Department of Immunology, St.Jude

TLR drug development
Dr. Taosheng Cheng, Director High through put screening (HTS) core, St. Jude
Dr. John Katzenellenbogen, Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana
Dr. Julie Pollock, Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department, University of Richmond
Dr. Richard Lee, Member, Department of Chemical Biology and Therapeutics, St. Jude

Conditionally immortalized hematopoietic progenitor cells
Dr. Thomas Vogl, Professor, Department of Immunology, University of Münster
Dr. Barbara Walzog, Professor, Department of Physiology, LMU Munich
Dr. Uwe Koedel, Professor, Department of exp. Neurology, LMU Munich
Dr. Michael Sixt, Professor, Institute of Science and Technology, Vienna
Dr. Georg Häcker, Director Inst. of Microbiology and Hygiene, University of Freiburg
Dr. Boris Reizis, Professor, Department of Pathology, New York University
Dr. Stephen Nutt, Professor, WEHI institute, Melbourne
Dr. Thomas Graf, Senior Scientist, Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona
Dr. Philippe PIERRE, Professor, Centre d’Immunologie de Marseille-Luminy
Dr. Peter VanLent, Professor, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen
Dr. Mortimer Poncz, Professor,  University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Tobias Hohl, Chief, Infectious Diseases Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering, New York


Hans Haecker MD, PhD
Professor Microbiology & Immunology


Department of Pathology
Division of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Utah
Emma Eccles Jones Medical Research Building
15 N. Medical Drive East, Rm 1520 H
Salt Lake City, UT  84112
phone 801-587-1507