Virology Ph.D. Graduates

 

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2014

Ellis, Laura
Investigating the roles of the JC virus agnogene and regulatory region using a naturally occurring, pathogenic viral isolate
Advisor: Igor Koralnik

Gardner, Matthew
TARGETING THE CD4- AND CORECEPTOR-BINDING SITES OF THE HIV-1 ENVELOPE GLYCOPROTEIN
Advisor: Michael Farzan

Guth, Charles
Contribution of PDZD8 to Stabilization of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV-1) Capsid
Advisor: Joseph Sodroski

Matreyek, Kenneth
HIV-1 capsid engages nucleoporin NUP153 to promote viral nuclear entry
Advisor: Alan Engelman

Quinlan, Brian
Directed Evolution of Peptide Inhibitors of HIV-1 Entry
Advisor: Michael Farzan

Schafer, Jamie
Rhesus macaque KIR recognition of MHC class I molecules: Ligand identification and modulation of interaction by SIV peptides
Advisor: David Evans

Teigler, Jeffrey
Differential Innate Immune Stimulation Elicited by Adenovirus and Poxvirus Vaccine Vectors
Advisor: Dan Barouch

2013

Bollman, Brooke
Role of the Capsid Helix 4-5 Loop in Equine Infectious Anemia Virus Infection
Advisor: Joseph Sodroski

Clark, Margaret
Exploring Dengue Virus Entry Through Small Molecule Inhibition and Mutagenesis of the Envelope Protein
Advisor: Priscilla Yang

Lim, Hui Jun
Dynamic regulation of histone lysine methylation via the ubiquitin-proteasome system.
Advisor: Yang Shi

Orzalli, Megan
Inhibition of Nuclear DNA Sensing by Herpes Simplex Virus 1
Advisor: David Knipe

Tan, Meng Kwang Marcus
Deciphering the biological functions of F-box proteins through the use of Parallel Adaptor Capture (PAC) proteomics.
Advisor: J.Wade Harper

Tan, Min Jie Alvin
Identification of the Cellular Proteins and Pathways Engaged by the Bovine Papillomavirus Type 1 E6 and E7 Proteins
Advisor: Peter Howley

Yen, Po-Jen
SIV envelope glycoprotein determinants of macrophage tropism and their relationship to neutralization sensitivity and CD4-independent cell-to-cell transmission
Advisor: Dana Gabuzda

2012

Alpert, Michael
Antibodies in Vaccine Protection against SIV and HIV-1 Infection
Advisor: David Evans

Bruchez, Anna
Niemann-Pick C1 is essential for Ebola virus infection and a target of small molecule inhibitors
Advisor: Jim Cunningham

DeGrace, Marciela
RNAi screens in primary human lung cells reveal Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome proteins as influenza suppressors
Advisor: Nir Hacohen

Kim, Irene
Mechanisms of membrane disruption by viral entry proteins
Advisor: Stephen Harrison

Kranzusch, Philip
Architecture and regulation of the arenavirus polymerase complex
Advisor: Sean Whelan

Lee, Amy
Ribosome-mediated specificity in vesicular stomatitis virus mRNA translation defines a new role for rpL40 during initiation
Advisor: Sean Whelan

Mefford, Megan
MOLECULAR AND BIOINFORMATIC ANALYSIS OF NEUROTROPIC HIV ENVELOPE GLYCOPROTEINS
Advisor: Dana Gabuzda

Mukerji, Joya
A NOVEL EXOCYST-BASED MECHANISM FOR HIV NEF-MEDIATED ENHANCEMENT OF INTERCELLULAR NANOTUBE FORMATION
Advisor: Dana Gabuzda

Rahman, Shaila
Molecular insight into function of the evolutionarily conserved Brd4 extraterminal domain (ET) and mechanism of Brd4 functions in human diseases
Advisor: Peter Howley

Spangle, Jennifer
Regulation of Growth Factor and Nutrient Sensing Pathways by Human Papillomavirus E6 Proteins
Advisor: Karl Münger

2011

De Leon-Vazquez, Erika
Investigation of the Roles of the KSHV Latency Associated Nuclear Antigen Internal Regions in Episome Persistence.
Advisor: Ken Kaye

Morelli, Marco
The Role of HIV-1 Membrane in Neutralization by gp41 MPER-directed Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies
Advisor: Stephen Harrison

Schmidt, Aaron
Inhibition by Small Molecules and Peptides of Dengue-virus Fusion and Entry
Advisor: Stephen Harrison

2010

Aoki, Scott
The Role of Outer Capsid Glycoprotein VP7 in Assembly, Neutralization, and Maturation of the Rotavirus Triple Layered Particle
Advisor: Stephen Harrison

Rogers, Thomas
Intrinsic Immune Response to Viral Replication in Primates
Advisor: Norman Letvin

Uzri, Dina
RIG-I-Dependent Innate Immune Signaling by Hepatitis C Virus RNAS
Advisor: Lee Gehrke

2009

Erlandson, Karl
Interactions of the SecY Channel and the SecA ATPase with a Translocating Polypeptide
Advisor: Tom Rapoport

Johnson, Karen
THE INHIBITION OF TYPE I INTERFERON SIGNALING BY HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS 1
Advisor: David Knipe

Laird, Melissa
HIV/SIV VARIABLE LOOPS AS TARGETS AND ELICITORS OF ANTIBODIES THAT NEUTRALIZE VIRAL INFECTIVITY
Advisor: Ronald Desrosiers

Maliszewski, Laura
The Role of miRNAs in HIV Infection of Primary Macrophages
Advisor: Judy Lieberman

Rud, Debrah
Identification of FAM111A as a Novel Simian Virus 40 Large T Antigen Binding Protein that Affects Viral Host Range
Advisor: James DeCaprio

Silva, Laurie
The Roles of Phosphorylation and the Carboxy-terminus in the Function of the Human Cytomegalovirus Processivity Factor, UL44
Advisor: Don Coen

2008

Boutwell, Christian
INVESTIGATION OF THE ADAPTATION OF HIV-1C TO THE HOST CTL IMMUNE RESPONSE
Advisor: Myron Essex

Bowman, John
Characterization of Expression of the Herpes Simplex Virus Type-1 ICP22 and Us1.5 Proteins
Advisor: Priscilla Schaffer

Cureton, David
VIRAL AND CELLULAR DETERMINANTS OF VESICULAR STOMATITIS VIRUS ENTRY
Advisor: Sean Whelan

Fontaine Rider, Errin
HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS IMMEDIATE EARLY PROTEINS AND EFFECTS ON TRANSLATION
Advisor: David Knipe

Garcia, Maria
The molecular basis of Herpesvirus Saimiri oncogenicity
Advisor: Jae Jung

Huang, I-Chueh
ENZYMATIC REGULATION OF VIRAL ENTRY
Advisor: Michael Farzan

Ivanovic, Tijana
From Virion to Viral Factory: Reovirus Particle Transformations Leading to Cell Entry and Productive Infection
Advisor: Max Nibert

Kushnir, Anna
THE EFFECT OF CELLULAR STRESS-INDUCED FACTORS ON HSV-1 GENE EXPRESSION AND REPLICATION
Advisor: Priscilla Schaffer

Manuel, Edwin
Immunodominance in Primate Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
Advisor: Norman Letvin

Mirchandani, Kanchan
A role for the Fanconi Anemia pathway in error-prone DNA damage tolerance
Advisor: Alan D'Andrea

Nguyen, Christine
CENTROSOMAL AND MITOTIC ABERRATIONS: MECHANISTIC INSIGHTS INTO HPV16 E7 ONCOPROTEIN-INDUCED GENOMIC DESTABILIZATION
Advisor: Karl Münger

Radoshitzky, Sheli
CELL ENTRY OF NEW WORLD HEMORRHAGIC FEVER ARENAVIRUSES
Advisor: Michael Farzan

Trask, Shane
The mechanism of membrane penetration by rotavirus
Advisor: Stephen Harrison

Wass, Amanda
BIOCHEMICAL AND STRUCTURAL CHARACTERIZATION OF THE VPg URIDYLYLATION COMPLEX OF POLIOVIRUS
Advisor: James Hogle

Wu, Su
YY1 functions in homologous recombination DNA repair and mice spermatogenesis
Advisor: Yang Shi

2007

Arnold, Michelle
Roles of muNS in Reovirus Factory Formation
Advisor: Max Nibert

Bryant, Kevin
REGULATION OF TRANSLATION DURING HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS-1 INFECTION
Advisor: Don Coen

Chen, Adrienne
Epstein-Barr Virus Nuclear Antigen 3B- and 3C-regulated cellular genes in virus-immortalized B cells
Advisor: Fred Wang

Dunfee, Rebecca
ENVELOPE-RECEPTOR INTERACTIONS OF NEUROTROPIC HIV
Advisor: Dana Gabuzda

He, Xi
Regulation of SNF2h Chromatin Remodeling Activity
Advisor: Robert Kingston

Kattenhorn, Lisa
Identification and Characterization of a Novel Deubiquitinating Activity Conserved Within the Herpesvirus Large Tegument Proteins
Advisor: Hidde Ploegh

Link, Malen
MECHANISM OF EXPRESSION AND FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS TYPE-1 PROTEINS OBPC-1 AND OBPC-2
Advisor: Priscilla Schaffer

Perron, Michel
TRIM5ahu: An Innate Cellular Defense Against N-tropic Murine Leukemia Virus Infection in Humans
Advisor: Joseph Sodroski

Redd, Andrew
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Subtype C and Hematopoiesis
Advisor:

Yoder, Joshua
Molecular Rearrangements of Recombinant and Authentic Rotavirus VP5*
Advisor: Phil Dormitzer

2006

Agopian, Kristin
Characterization of Primary HIV-1 NEF Alleles and Their Association with P21-Activated Kinase 2
Advisor: Dana Gabuzda

Gomila, Raúl
Identification and Characterization of Host Factors that Bind the Conserved 3' Terminal Stem Loop RNA of Flaviviruses
Advisor: Lee Gehrke

Greenland, John
Vaccine antigen expression and immune responses
Advisor: Norman Letvin

Hughes, Christina
Menin is a Component of SET1-Like Histone Methyltransferase Complexes that Regulate Gene Expression
Advisor: Matthew Meyerson

Kelley-Clarke, Brenna
Characterization and functional assessment of the Kaposi's sarcoma herpesvirus latency-associated nuclear antigen C-terminal chromosome binding domain
Advisor: Ken Kaye

Melroe, Gregory
Herpes Simplex Virus Inhibition of Innate Type-I Interferon Induction
Advisor: David Knipe

Myers, Kimberly
Membrane Perforation and Related Structural Transitions by Reovirus Particles
Advisor: Max Nibert

Skaar, Jeffrey
Biochemical and Genetic Characterization of Cullin 7- and PARC-containing Complexes
Advisor: James DeCaprio

2005

Barbera, Andrew
Role of the Latency Associated Nuclear Antigen N-terminus in Chromosome Association and Kaposi's Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus DNA Persistence
Advisor: Ken Kaye

Chan, Amanda
The Role of Intramolecular Interactions in HHR23A Function in Ubiquitin-Mediated Protein Degradation
Advisor: Peter Howley

Jackson, Shawn
Vaccine-Elicited Memory Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes
Advisor: Norman Letvin

Kasper, Jocelyn
SV40 Large T Antigen Inactivates CUL7, a p53-Interacting Cullin
Advisor: James DeCaprio

Lu, Richard
Genetic Analyses of Human Immunodeficency Virus Type 1 Integrase Mutants
Advisor: Alan Engelman

Petrillo, Jessica
Characterization of RNA and Protein Determinants of Alfalfa Mosaic Virus Replication
Advisor: Lee Gehrke

Poulin- Porter, Danielle
The Carboxyl-Terminal Domain of Large T Antigen is Essential for the Simian Virus 40 Life Cycle
Advisor: James DeCaprio

Suscovich, Todd
Modulation of Tapasin Expression in Primary Effusion Lymphoma
Advisor: David Scadden

Thomas, Seddon
The Role of Chemokine Receptors in CD1D-Restricted NK T Cell Trafficking
Advisor: Andrew Luster

Wong, Sharyl
Prediction and Characterization of Genetic Interactions
Advisor: Frederick Roth

2004

Appleton, Brent
The Three-Dimensional Structure and Functional Studies of the Human Cytomegalovirus DNA Polymerase Subunit, UL44
Advisor: James Hogle

Hershberger, Karen
Diverse Killer-cell Ig-like Receptors (KIRs) of Rhesus and Sabaeus Monkeys: Evidence for Recombination Events in the Evolution of KIRs
Advisor: Norman Letvin

Holm, Geoffrey
Mechanisms of Bystander T Cell Apoptosis in HIV-1 Infection
Advisor: Dana Gabuzda

Lorenzo, Mayra
Downregulation of MHC Class I Molecules by Herpesviruses: Usurpation of Intracellular Trafficking Pathways
Advisor: Hidde Ploegh

Mehle, Andrew
HIV-1 VIF: A Novel SOCS-Box Protein that Targets APOBEC3G for Proteasomal Degradation
Advisor: Dana Gabuzda

Peyerl, Friedrich
Structural Constraints on Primate Immunodeficiencey Virus Escape from Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes
Advisor: Norman Letvin

Smith, Jason
Thiol-dependent Activation of Alpharetrovirus Infection
Advisor: Jim Cunningham

2003

Day, Cheryl
CD4+ T-Helper Cell Responses in Hepatitis C Virus Infection
Advisor: Bruce Walker

Klucking, Sara
Cytopathic Avian Retroviruses and the Death Receptor TVB
Advisor: John Young

LaBonte, Jason
HIV-1 Single Round Vector Systems for the Expression of Envelope Glycoproteins in Primary Cells
Advisor: Joseph Sodroski

Lin, Jeffrey
Epstein-Barr Virus Nuclear Antigen 3C (EBNA3C) Regulates Transcription through Viral and Cellular Factors
Advisor: Elliott Kieff

Luftig, Micah
Characterization of Epstein-Barr Virus Latent Membrane Protein 1 Mediated NFkB Activation
Advisor: Elliott Kieff

Randell, John
Processivity of the Herpes Simplex Virus DNA Polymerase: Role of High-Affinity DNA Binding by the Processivity Subunit
Advisor: Don Coen

Wensel, David
A Virus-Virus Interaction Circumvents the Virus Receptor Requirement for Infection by Pathogenic Retroviruses
Advisor: Jim Cunningham

2002

Cooper, Andrew
Epstein-Barr Virus Nuclear Antigen 3A (EBNA-3A) Can Inhibit c-myc Expression and Lymphoblastoid Cell Growth
Advisor: Elliott Kieff

LaBonte, Michelle
Characterization of the CD94/NKG2 Family of Molecules in the Rhesus Monkey
Advisor: Norman Letvin

McNamee, Elizabeth
Regulation of HSV Gene Expression: Two Viral Functions Implicated in the Stimulation of Late Gene Transcription
Advisor: David Knipe

Taylor, Travis
Intranuclear Localization of the Herpes Simplex Virus ICP8 Protein
Advisor: David Knipe

2001

Brockman, Mark
Mechanisms of the Humoral Immune Response to Herpes Simplex Virus Infection
Advisor: David Knipe

Furman, Craig
DEF-1: An ARF Gap that Localizes to Focal Adhesions and Regulates Cell Attachment and Motility
Advisor: Thomas Roberts

Kleijnen, Mauritius
Ubiquitin-like hPLIC Proteins: A Link between Ubiquitination and Proteasomal Degradation
Advisor: Peter Howley

Kolchinsky, Peter
CD4-Independence of a CCR5-Using HIV-1 Primary Isolate
Advisor: Joseph Sodroski

Mittler, Ellis Stewart
Mechanisms and Pathways of Picornaviral Entry into HeLa Cells
Advisor: James Hogle

2000

Adkins- Huet, Heather
Indentification and Characterization of TNFR-like Receptors for Subgroups B, D and E Avian Leukosis Viruses: Two Isoforms of a Common Receptor Explain Non-reciprocal Receptor Interference between Cytopathic and Non-cytopathic Avian Retroviruses
Advisor: John Young

Csejtey Olland, Andrea
Structure of the Reovirus Outer Capsid Protein Sigma 3
Advisor: Stephen Harrison

DeTulleo, Louis
Viral Usage of the Clathrin Endocytic Pathway
Advisor: Tomas Kirchhausen

Jun, Helen (Toni)
Analysis of Cellular Signaling Pathways Activated by Polyomavirus Middle T Antigen
Advisor: Thomas Roberts

Snitkovsky, Sophie
Targeting of Retroviral Vectors to Specific Cell Types Mediated by Soluble Retroviral Receptor-Ligand Bridge Proteins
Advisor: John Young

1999

Means, Robert
Factors Affecting the Antigenicity and Immunogenicity of SIVmac Envelope
Advisor: Ronald Desrosiers

Powell, Christina
Role of the Mammalian Transcription Factor LSF at the G1/S Transition of the Cell Cycle
Advisor: Ulla Hansen

Rizzuto, Carlo
Molecular Interactions in HIV-1 Entry
Advisor: Joseph Sodroski

1998

Lu, Wange
Pak1 Kinase: A Nck Adaptor Interacting Protein
Advisor: Bruce Mayer

Puder, Mark
Intracellular Movement and Binding of Leukotriene C4 and Glutathione Conjugates
Advisor:

1997

Borras-Rodriquez, Ana María
Analysis of the Promoter Elements in the Epstein-Barr Virus Lytic Switch Gene, BZLF1
Advisor: Jack Strominger

Chow, Connie Shui-Yi
Structure/Function Analysis of the Herpes Simplex Virus DNA Polymerase Subunit UL42: A Novel Processivity Factor
Advisor: Don Coen

Peng, Cheng-Yuan
Regulation of Human Cdc25C Phosphatase
Advisor: Helen Piwnica-Worms

Stubdal, Hilde
Novel Mechanism for Inactivation of the pRB-related Proteins p130 and p107 Mediated by the J-domain of SV40 large T Antigen
Advisor: James DeCaprio

Uprichard, Susan L.
Expression and Assembly of the HSV DNA Replication Proteins
Advisor: David Knipe

1996

Puglielli, Maryann Theresa
Regulation of EBNA Gene Promoters in Epstein-Barr Virus Immortalized B Cells
Advisor:

1995

Bachelder, Robin
Characterization of the CD4-Specific Antibody Response of a Recombinant Soluble CD4-Immunized, HIV-1-Infected Human through the Construction of a Combinatorial Fab Library
Advisor: Norman Letvin

Baradaran, Khandan
Identification and Characterization of a Novel HSV-1 Origin Binding Protein
Advisor: Priscilla Schaffer

Curtin, Kathryn
Regulated Nuclear Entry of the period Protein Contributes to a Circadian Clock in Drosophila
Advisor:

Freeman, Robert
Molecular Cloning and Characterization of the SH2 Domain-containing Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase SH-PTP2
Advisor: Benjamin Neel

Hooper, Jay
Analysis of the Mechanism of Reovirus Entry into Cells
Advisor: Bernie Fields

Kramer, Martha
Quantification of Herpes Simplex Virus DNA and Transcripts during Latent Infection in Mouse Trigeminal Ganglia by Reverse Transcriptase PCR
Advisor: Don Coen

Lee, Jeng-Shin
Transcriptional Regulation by Yin-Yang 1 and Adenovirus E1A
Advisor: Yang Shi

Li, John
Construction and Characterization of Recombinant Simian/Human Immunodeficiency Virus (SHIV) Expressing the HIV-1 Envelope Glycoproteins
Advisor: Joseph Sodroski

Renjifo, Boris
Human T-cell Leukemia Virus Type I (HTLV-I): Pathogenesis of Tropical Spastic Paraparesis/HTLV-I-associated Myelopathy (TSP/HAM)
Advisor: Myron Essex

1994

Agarwal, Sadhana
Regulation of Post-Translational Modifications of c-fos and c-jun
Advisor: Thomas Roberts

Edmonson, Paul
Development of a Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV) Pathogen
Advisor:

Shirodkar, Suman
Functional Interactions of the Transcription Factor E2F with Cellular Proteins
Advisor: David Livingston

1993

Bartel, David
RNA Recognition and Catalysis: I. The HIV Rev-RRE Interaction II. New Ribozymes from Random Sequences
Advisor: Jack Szostak

Casaz, Paul
Regulation of Transcription by Simian Virus 40 Large Tumor Antigen
Advisor: Ulla Hansen

Morin, Merribeth
Pathogenesis of Reovirus Infection in the Lungs
Advisor: Bernie Fields

Prentice, Holly
Characteriztion of Heat Shock Factor and Mammalian Promoter Elements in the Fission Yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe
Advisor: Robert Kingston

Xia, Kai
Phosphorylation of the HSV-1 Major Regulatory Protein ICP4
Advisor: David Knipe

1992

Burns, Dawn
Envelope Sequence Variation and Immune Selection of Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV) in Persistently Infected Rhesus Monkeys
Advisor: Ronald Desrosiers

Farnet, Chris
The Integration and Circularization of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 DNA in vitro
Advisor:

Jacobson, Jennie
Individual and Combinatorial Effects of Non-Lethal Mutations on HSV-1 Pathogenesis and Reactivatable Latent Infection in a Mouse Model
Advisor: Don Coen

Mundschau Kasman, Laura
Identification of Platelet-Derived Growth Factor Signal Transduction Second Messenger Pathways
Advisor: Douglas Faller

1991

Batson, Susan
In Vitro Transcriptional Analysis of in Vivo Assembled Chromatin
Advisor: Ulla Hansen

Kristal, Bruce
Multiple Roles of the Feline Leukemia Virus Envelope Glycoprotein
Advisor:

Mullen, Mary
Alternative Pre-mRNA Splicing of a-Tropomyosin
Advisor:

Shepard, Alyssa
Genetic Analysis of the Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 Regulatory Protein ICP4
Advisor: Neal DeLuca

Young, Alexander
Polyoma Virus Middle T Effects on Elements of Signal Transduction
Advisor: Thomas Benjamin

1988

Smith, Colton
Molecular Genetics of the Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Gene Encoding ICP4
Advisor: Priscilla Schaffer

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