The Department of Microbiology is chaired by Peter Palese, Ph.D., left, an expert on the H1N1 virus. Here, Dr. Palese meets with Adolfo Garcia-Sastre, PhD, Professor of Microbiology and Infectious Disease. Read More
Measles-Flu Comparison Yields Insights for Vaccine Design
May 22, 2015 - By comparing flu viruses to the virus that causes measles, researchers fine-tuned a tool that may enable faster vaccine design.
Peter Palese, PhD, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Microbiology. Dr. Palese is known for establishing the first genetic maps for influenza A, B, and C viruses. He is a recipient of the CDC’s Charles C. Shepard Science Award for excellence in science. Read More
The Department of Microbiology is focused on studying such viruses as influenza virus, hepatitis C, dengue, Ebola, Marburg, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, cytomegalovirus, and several other negative-stranded RNA viruses. View Now
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