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The Zika Threat

ASM Acts to Counter Zika Virus Outbreak.
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The Zika Diaries

Follow Dr. Vincent Racaniello’s lab as they work on Zika
at his Columbia University lab.
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Read a Book Chapter about Zika Virus

Werner Slenczka presents an overview of Zika Virus in the book Emerging Infections 10, just published by ASM Press.
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garcea robert


Dr. Garcea’s laboratory studies the structure and assembly of small DNA viruses, with emphasis on polyoma and papillomaviruses.  Current interests are 1) the mechanism of mitogenic signal transduction initiated by the interaction of viral capsid proteins with cell surface glycolipids, and 2) the sites of virion assembly in the nucleus and the cellular proteins that mediate genome packaging.  In addition, structural studies of human papillomavirus (HPV) have led to translational research concerning the development of next generation HPV vaccines using capsid subunits (capsomeres) that are purified after bacterial expression of the L1 coat protein.

 

 

 

 

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