Dr. Hogan is a Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and co-director of the Lung Biology Translational Research Core. Her research program focuses on chronic infections associated with cystic fibrosis (CF) with a focus on the virulence of the bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa and fungi with a focus on Candida species. Dr. Hogan's background is in microbiology, with specific training and expertise in biochemistry, genetics, microbiology and microbial ecology through training at the Center for Microbial Ecology at Michigan State University, Parke-Davis Pharmaceuticals, and Harvard Medical School. More recently, the lab is employing computational biology methods to learn about gene expression in vivo. Dr. Hogan co-directs the CF Lung Biology Translational Research Core, which supports research projects by both basic science faculty and physician scientists who focus on CF.