Assistant Professor of Genetics, School of Medicine
Phone: (919) 843-1492
Heise researches how viral and host genetic factors interact to influence the pathogenesis of virus-induced disease, including the study of mosquito-borne and respiratory viruses with an emphasis on mechanisms underlying viral evasion of the host innate immune system and virus-induced immune pathology.
B.A., St. Olaf College,1991
Ph.D.,Washington University School of Medicine, 1996
Postdoc, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill,1997-2000