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Faculty Profile

Regents' Professor and Head
Department of Microbiology
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Topics of Professional Interest:
  • Lentivirus pathogenesis
  • Slow infections
  • In situ hybridization
Current Professional Summary:

Dr Haase is Regents' Professor and Head of the Department of Microbiology at the University of Minnesota.

Committees and Organizations:
  • American Society for Virology
  • American Society for Microbiology
  • Association of Medical School Microbiology and Immunology Chairs
  • Association of American Physicians
  • Member, US Delegation to US/Japan Cooperative Medical Sciences Program
Honors and Awards:
  • Charles Denison Intern Award, Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Anna Fuller Foundation Fellow
  • Javits Neuroscience Investigator, NIH (1988–1995)
  • NIAID Merit Award, NIH (1989–1999, 1999–2004)
  • Lucia R. Briggs Distinguished Achievement Award, Lawrence University (1990)
  • Member, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences (2003-Present)
  • Lawrence College, BA, Chemistry (1961)
  • Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, MD (1965)
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital, Intern (1965–1966)
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital, Resident (1966–1967)
Selected Publications:
  1. Haase AT, Stowring LS, Narayan O, Griffin D, Price D. Slow persistent infection caused by visna virus: role of host restriction. Science. 1977;195:175-177.
  2. Haase AT. Pathogenesis of lentivirus infections. Nature. 1986;322:130-136.
  3. Haase AT, Retzel E, Staskus K. Amplification and detection of lentiviral DNA inside cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 1990;87:4971-4975.
  4. Embretson J, Zupancic M, Ribas JL, Burke A, Racz P, Tenner-Racz K, Haase AT. Massive covert infection of helper T lymphocytes and macrophages by human immunodeficiency virus during the incubation period of AIDS. Nature. 1993;362:359-362.
  5. Haase AT, Henry K, Zupancic M, Sedgewick G, Faust RA, Melroe H, Cavert W, Gebhard K, Staskus K, Zhang Z-Q, Dailey PJ, Balfour HH Jr, Erice A, Perelson AS. Quantitative image analysis of HIV-1 infection in lymphoid tissue. Science. 1996;74:985-989.
  6. Cavert W, Notermans DW, Staskus KA, Wietgrefe SW, Zupancic M, Gebhard K, Henry K, Zhang Z, Mills R, McDade H, Schüwirth C, Goudsmit J, Danner SA, Haase AT. Kinetics of response in lymphoid tissues to antiretroviral therapy of HIV-1 infection. Science. 1997;276:960-964.
  7. Zhang Z-Q, Notermans DW, Sedgewick G, Cavert W, Wietgrefe S, Zupancic M, Gebhard K, Henry K, Boies L, Chen Z, Jenkins M, Mills R, McDade H, Goodwin C, Schüwirth CM, Danner SA, Haase AT. Kinetics of CD4+ T cell repopulation of lymphoid tissues after treatment of HIV-1 infection. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 1998;95:1154-1159.
  8. Haase AT. Population biology of HIV-1 infection: viral and CD4+ T cell demographics and dynamics and lymphatic tissues. Ann Rev Immunol 1999;17:625-656.
  9. Zhang Z-Q, Schuler T, Cavert W, Notermans DW, Gebhard K, Henry K, Havlir DV, Günthard HF, Wong JK, Little S, Feinberg M, Polis MA, Schrager LK, Schacker TW, Richman DD, Corey L, Danner SA, Haase AT. Reversibility of the pathological changes in the follicular dendritic cell network with treatment of HIV-1 infection. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 1999;96:5169-5172.
  10. Zhang Z-Q, Schuler T, Zupancic M, Wietgrefe S, Reimann KA, Reinhart TA, Rogan M, Cavert W, Miller CJ, Veazey RS, Notermans D, Little S, Danner SA, Richman DD, Havlir D, Wong J, Jordan HL, Schacker TW, Racz P, Tenner-Racz K, Letvin NL, Wolinsky S, Haase AT. Sexual transmission and propagation of simian and human immunodeficiency viruses in two distinguishable populations of CD4+ T cells. Science. 1999;286:1353-1357.