Samantha Genardi, a fourth-year student in the Driskill Graduate Program (DGP), studies cell response to bacterial infection in the laboratory of Chyung-Ru Wang, PhD, professor of Microbiology-Immunology.
Mutations in a gene called DBR1 may increase patients’ susceptibility to brain infection, according to a study published in Cell.
A new study advances the understanding of how human cytomegalovirus replicates within cells and also reveals potential treatment targets for the common virus.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered a protein that acts as an entry point for the Epstein-Barr virus, providing a potential target for future therapies.
Northwestern Medicine scientists showed how enzyme inhibitors might be used to halt a molecular process that can cause neurodegeneration in patients with HIV.
A newly-designed mutant herpes virus provides a strategy for the development of novel herpes virus vaccines.
Research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences provides new insights into antibodies that block the Epstein-Barr virus from infecting human cells.
A Northwestern Medicine study found the human immunodeficiency virus uses proteins called diaphanous-related formins to hijack the cytoskeleton of healthy cells.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed technology that uses genomics and data analytics to efficiently screen for molecules produced by molds to find new drug prospects.
Northwestern Medicine scientists studied a poxvirus and demonstrated that ribosomes can selectively control the process of protein synthesis known as translation.