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Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Stephen Dewhurst
Research Interest: Influenza Viruses; Virus Polymerase HIV Vaccine Development; NeuroAIDS Research


Dorota Piekna-Przybylska
Dorota Piekna-Przybylska, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
MRBX 2-11301
Phone: (585) 275-6644
Research Interest: HIV Replication and Latency. The Role of RNA and DNA G-quadruplexes
Meera Singh
Research Interest: Platelet - monocyte complex formation

Research Staff

Kayla Bell
Kayla Bell
Technical Associate I

Graduate Students

Raven Osborn
Research Interest: High-throughput approach to profiling the differences in antigen presentation between young and older adults to define drug repurposing targets for improving vaccine efficacy.
Sydney Simpson
Research Interest: Small molecule discovery targeting KSHV latency
Andrew Smith
Research Interest: Role of a polymerase defect in function of the live attenuated influenza A virus

Research Assistants

Sarah Belanger
Sarah Belanger
Undergraduate Student