Immunology Virology Researchers


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Jason R. Cantor

Assistant Professor (also with the Morgridge Institute for Research, Affiliate, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering)
Phone: (608) 316-4565
Research Area: Studies human cell metabolism and how it is impacted by environmental factors
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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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Robert N. Kirchdoerfer

Assistant Professor (also Institute for Molecular Virology)
Phone: (608) 262-6191
Research Area: Structural and biochemical exploration of RNA virus entry and replication
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Ann C. Palmenberg

Roland Rueckert Professor (also Institute for Molecular Virology)
Phone: (608) 262-7519
Research Area: Biology and Biochemistry of RNA picornaviruses
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Elizabeth R. Wright

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.