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Congratulations to Paul Gershon!

Please join us in congratulating the Gershon lab on their newly published paper that reveals the atomic structure and assembly pathway of a protein that constitutes around 14% of the mass of vaccinia virus. Please click Read More for the ...
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Congratulations to Stephanie Salazar Virology T32 Recipient and Lavanya Manjunath CVR Graduate Fellowship Recipient

Please join us in congratulating Stephanie Salazar (Koyuncu Lab) on her appointment to the Virology T32 training grant. Stephanie joins José Morán and Gema Olivarria who were reappointed to the Virology T32 training grant. Please join us in congratulating Lavanya ...
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UCI biologists to study COVID-19 link to Alzheimer’s

Congratulations to Tom Lane, CVR Director, and Kim Green who received a two-year Alzheimer's Association grant to support their novel research! UCI biologists Kim Green and Tom Lane have been awarded $250,000 from the Alzheimer’s Association to assess how COVID-19 ...
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Dr. Matt Marsden appointed Associate Director for Center of Virus Research

Dr. Matt Marsden, Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, has been appointed as Associate Director of the Center for Virus Research (CVR). Dr. Marsden is an outstanding virologist studying the molecular and cellular mechanisms associated with HIV latency.  Dr. ...
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New Research Sheds Light on a Protein that Shapes the T Cell Response to Viral Infections

A recent study published in the Journal of Virology by a team from the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry that includes Assistant Professor Roberto Tinoco, graduate student Julia DeRogatis and co-authors from the Tinoco lab, and Assistant Professor Dequina ...
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Nir Drayman, PhD appointed member of the Center for Virus Research

Please join us in congratulating Nir Drayman, PhD (Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology & Biochemistry) on being appointed a member of the Center for Virus Research!
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The Center for Virus Research (CVR) aims to foster scholarship, training, and collaborative research at UCI across many disciplines, based on studies founded in molecular virology.

Center Administration

Tom Lane

Thomas E. Lane, Ph.D.
Center Director

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Matthew D. Marsden, Ph.D.
Center Associate Director

Rebecca Taylor

Rebecca Taylor
Center Administrator