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Dr. Marta Lopez De Diego receives University Research Award

Saturday, July 1, 2017

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Dr. Marta Lopez De Diego

Dr. Marta Lopez De Diego, Research Assistant Professor in the Topham Lab, receives University Research Award to further analyze NS1 protein variability in the current seasonal influenza A H1N1 and H3N2 viruses and characterize the effect of the identified mutations on evading host innate immune responses and in modulating viral pathogenesis The project is entitled “Role of NS1 mutations in interferon responses, inflammation and pathogenesis induced by seasonal human influenza A viruses,” and is a collaboration between Dr. Marta Lopez De Diego and Dr. Aitor Nogales Gonzalez in the at the University of Rochester.