About Dr. Alaniz
Robert Alaniz, PhD, is a research assistant professor in the Department of Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology and director of the College of Medicine Cell Analysis Facility. His research focuses on understanding important host and microbial mechanisms that instruct the development of pathogen-specific effector, memory and protective T-cell immunity after infection with intracellular bacteria.
Dr. Alaniz received his Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University, doctorate degree from the University of Washington in immunology and completed his postdoctoral training at the University of Washington in microbial pathogenesis in 2007.
Dr. Alaniz has had his work published in the Journal of Immunology and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Vital Record news coverage
Untimely immune cell clocks may contribute to obesity and diabetes in shift workers
Texas A&M researchers discover the effects of shift work on immune cell clocks may lead to metabolic disorders
February 5, 2018
You asked: Is being ‘too clean’ harming my kids?
A child’s immune system is brand new; it needs to learn
January 31, 2018
Making “What If” Possible: Robert C. Alaniz, PhD
Texas A&M College of Medicine researcher found his passion and a way to transform medicine by studying the universe of microbes that live with us
July 26, 2017