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Graduate Program

UW Microbiology

Current Trainees

JC Alexander 
Mentor: Michael Lagunoff (Microbiology, UW) 
Project Title: Virus-Host interactions, how KSHV alters host cell metabolism

Edward Arnold
Mentor: Daphne Avgousti (Microbiology, FHCC) 
Project Title: Defining the interaction of adenovirus protein VII and high mobility group box 1 (HMGB1) and its impact on adenovirus infection

Laura Belmont
Mentor: Leslie Goo (FHCC)
Project Title: Defining host factors uniquely required for antibody-dependent enhancement of dengue virus infection

Joselyn Landazuri Vinueza
Mentor: Denise Galloway (Microbiology, FHCC)
Project Title: Understanding the interaction of CTNND1 and Merkel Cell Polyomavirus Small T antigen

Joy Twentyman
Mentor: Michael Emerman; OhAinle (FHCC)
Project Title: Restriction of primate lentiviruses by TRIM34 and TRIM5a

Alexandra Willcox
Mentor: Julie Overbaugh (Human Biology, FHCC)
Project Title: Identification of interferon-stimulated genes that restrict Zika virus