Department of Microbiology

Virology Research

Many laboratories at Penn study virology, focusing on viral replication, the host response, and viral countermeasures.  For example APOBEC3G, the host-encoded restriction factor targeted by HIV Vif, was discovered in the Microbiology Department at the University of Pennsylvania.  Today many pathogenic viruses of humans are under study, including filoviruses, HIV, MMTV, Coronaviruses including SARS, SV40, Merkel Cell Carcinoma virus, Herpes virus, bunyaviruses including Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever and Rift Valley fever, and influenza viruses.  HIV researchers in the program work closely with the Penn Center for AIDS Research; researchers focusing on tumor viruses work closely with the Tumor Virology Program; researchers working on bacterial viruses work closely with the PennCHOP Microbiome Program

Virology Researchers include:
 

Professor of Cancer Biology
Professor of Microbiology
Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Microbiology
Professor of Microbiology
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor of Microbiology
Professor of Microbiology
Professor of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
Professor of Microbiology
Professor of Medicine
Professor of Medicine
   
Associate Professor of Microbiology
   
Wistar Institute Assistant Professor of Microbiology
   
Professor of Medicine
   
Associate Professor of Medicine
   
Professor of Pediatrics
   
Chair, Department of Pathology
   
Assistant Professor of Medicine
   
Professor of Neurology
   
Wistar Institute Professor of Microbiology
   
Assistant Professor of Pathobiology
   
Wistar Institute Professor of Medicine
   
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
   
Professor of Microbiology
   
Adjunct Professor of Microbiology
   
Research Assistant Professor of Microbiology
   
Professor of Microbiology
   
Research Associate Professor of Microbiology
   
Professor of Microbiology
   
Professor of Microbiology
   
Professor of Medicine
   
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
   
Professor of Microbiology
   
Professor of Medicine
   
Professor of Microbiology
   
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
   
Associate Professor of Microbiology
   
Professor of Microbiology
   
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

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