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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

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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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