Immunology Virology Researchers

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Jason R. Cantor

Assistant Professor (also with the Morgridge Institute for Research, Affiliate, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering)
Research Area: Studies how environmental factors impact metabolic regulation and requirements with relevance to cancer and immunology
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Paul D. Friesen

Professor (also Institute for Molecular Virology)
Phone: (608) 262-7774
Research Area: Molecular biology of eukaryotic DNA viruses, regulation of gene expression, programmed cell death (apoptosis), and retrotransposons
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Colleen E. Hayes

Phone: (608) 263-6387
Research Area: Molecular mechanisms that regulate immune responses
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Ann C. Palmenberg

Professor (also Institute for Molecular Virology)
Phone: (608) 262-7519
Research Area: Molecular biology of RNA picornaviruses; protein translation, proteolytic processing; RNA synthesis; viral pathogenesis; viral vaccines, vaccine vectors; computer-based sequence analysis
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Elizabeth R. Wright

Visiting Associate Professor (also Morgridge Institute for Research)
Phone: (608) 265-0666
Research Area: Develops and uses cryo-electron microscopy methods and molecular biology approaches to explore the 3D structures of viruses, bacteria, and mammalian cells.