Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Christopher Norbury, PhD

Christopher Norbury, PhD

Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Scientific Program:Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis

Research Interests

  • T-Lymphocytes
  • Dendritic Cells
  • Antigens
  • Peptides
  • Cross-Priming
  • Virus Diseases
  • Viruses
  • Proteins
  • Infections
  • Antigen Presentation
  • Vaccinia virus
  • Immunity

Recent Publications


Wu, X, Thylur, RP, Dayanand, KK, Punnath, K, Norbury, CC & Channe Gowda, D 2021, 'IL-4 treatment mitigates experimental cerebral malaria by reducing parasitemia, dampening inflammation, and lessening the cytotoxicity of T cells', Journal of Immunology, vol. 206, no. 1, pp. 118-131.
Wu, X, Brombacher, F, Chroneos, ZC, Norbury, CC & Gowda, DC 2021, 'IL-4Rα signaling by CD8α+ dendritic cells contributes to cerebral malaria by enhancing inflammatory, Th1, and cytotoxic CD8+ T cell responses', Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 296, 100615.


Monticelli, SR, Earley, AK, Stone, R, Norbury, CC & Ward, BM 2020, 'Vaccinia Virus Glycoproteins A33, A34, and B5 Form a Complex for Efficient Endoplasmic Reticulum to trans-Golgi Network Transport', Journal of virology, vol. 94, no. 7, e0215519.


Parekh, NJ, Krouse, TE, Reider, IE, Hobbs, RP, Ward, BM & Norbury, CC 2019, 'Type I interferon-dependent CCL4 is induced by a cGAS/STING pathway that bypasses viral inhibition and protects infected tissue, independent of viral burden', PLoS pathogens, vol. 15, no. 10, e1007778.


Davies, ML, Parekh, NJ, Kaminsky, LW, Soni, C, Reider, IE, Krouse, TE, Fischer, MA, van Rooijen, N, Rahman, ZSM & Norbury, CC 2017, 'A systemic macrophage response is required to contain a peripheral poxvirus infection', PLoS pathogens, vol. 13, no. 6, e1006435.
Wu, X, Dayanand, KK, Thylur, RP, Norbury, CC & Gowda, DC 2017, 'Small Molecule– based inhibition of MEK1/2 proteins dampens inflammatory responses to malaria, reduces parasite load, and mitigates pathogenic outcomes', Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 292, no. 33, pp. 13615-13634.

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