A photo of Jason Hammonds.

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Biography & Affiliation

Research Interests

HIV biology/pathogenesis; innate immunity; macrophage biology; HIV vaccines

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Research Divisions

Infectious Diseases


BS: University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 1998.

PhD: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 2005.

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 2006.


Comparative analysis of human microglial models for studies of HIV replication and pathogenesis. Rai, MA; Hammonds, J; Pujato, M; Mayhew, C; Roskin, K; Spearman, P. Retrovirology. 2020; 17.

HIV-1 Envelope Glycoprotein Trafficking through the Endosomal Recycling Compartment Is Required for Particle Incorporation. Kirschman, J; Qi, M; Ding, L; Hammonds, J; Dienger-Stambaugh, K; Wang, J; Lapierre, LA; Goldenring, JR; Spearman, P. Journal of Virology. 2018; 92.

Siglec-1 initiates formation of the virus-containing compartment and enhances macrophage-to-T cell transmission of HIV-1. Hammonds, JE; Beeman, N; Ding, L; Takushi, S; Francis, AC; Wang, J; Melikyan, GB; Spearman, P. PLoS Pathogens. 2017; 13.

Correlated fluorescence microscopy and cryo-electron tomography of virus-infected or transfected mammalian cells. Hampton, CM; Strauss, JD; Ke, Z; Dillard, RS; Hammonds, JE; Alonas, E; Desai, TM; Marin, M; Storms, RE; Leon, F; et al. Nature Protocols. 2017; 12:150-167.

EGFR Interacts with the Fusion Protein of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Strain 2-20 and Mediates Infection and Mucin Expression. Currier, MG; Lee, S; Stobart, CC; Hotard, AL; Villenave, R; Meng, J; Pretto, CD; Shields, MD; Nguyen, MT; Todd, SO; et al. PLoS Pathogens. 2016; 12.