8.8.18 - New review by Meghan and Jiayi

Meghan Diefenbacher and Jiayi Sun have published a review on semi-infectious particles in Current Opinion in Virology as part of a special issue on multi-component virus systems. Check it out here


7.10.18 - Check us out at ASV2018

Multiple lab members will be presenting at ASV this year, come check them out:

Fadi Alnaji - W7-8: Longitudinal deep sequencing analysis of defective interfering particles during long-term influenza A virus passage

Meghan Diefenbacher - P24-9: Epistatic regulation of influenza A virus glycoprotein expression by nucleoprotein

Brigitte Martin - W26-10: In-depth analysis of the effects of MOI on influenza A virus replication dynamics

Jiayi Sun - W35-6: Influenza A virus superinfection potential is regulated by viral genomic heterogeneity


4.10.18 - ASV travel award

Congrats to Meghan Diefenbacher for winning an ASV travel award!! She will be presenting her work on epistatic regulation of glycoprotein gene expression. Be sure to check it out.


10.2.17 - New group member

We welcome Cris Vera to the lab as a bioinformatics analyst. Cris will take point on the development and improvement of analysis pipelines for multiple projects in the lab.  


9.5.17 - New review article in Journal of Virology

Chris has a new review out on influenza virus population diversity in Journal of Virology. Check it out here.


8.24.17 - Press on our recent DARPA contract

The Institute for Genomic Biology and the School of Molecular and Cellular Biology here at Illinois have both done write-ups on our recent DARPA contract:


7.28.17 - A lot has happened over the past few months...

Meghan and Jiayi both passed their prelims. Also we have welcomed two new postdocs, Fadi Alnaji and Brigitte Martin, as well as a new research specialist, Kelsie Green, to the lab.