Upcoming Events

Seminars

Sept 16: Penn State Dept of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (State College, PA)

Oct 4: UNC Charlotte Dept of Biological Sciences (Charlotte, NC)

Nov 18: Stony Brook Univ Dept of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology (Stony Brook, NY)

Mar 20-22: Southeastern Virology Conference (Atlanta, GA)


News

August 2019: Congratulations to MD/PhD student Cesar Lopez who received an F31 to support his work on the role of cross-reactive antibody responses in Zika virus disease! NIAID F31AI143237


July 2019: Lazear Lab members presented their work in Minneapolis at the American Society for Virology meeting at the University of Minnesota

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Derek Carbaugh: “Zika virus strain variation impacts pathogenesis in mice”
Becca Casazza: “Interferon lambda signaling mediates fetal pathology during congenital Zika virus infection in mice”
Cesar Lopez: “Effect of cross-reactive non-neutralizing dengue virus antibodies on Zika virus vaginal infection”
Jenny Loome: “Temperature- and cell type-dependent replication of bat-origin vertebrate-specific flaviviruses”
Melissa Mattocks: “Collaborative Cross mice reveal that Oas1b and additional host genetic factors determine the pathogenic outcome of Powassan virus infection”

lazear lab at asv 2019: melissa, cesar, becca, derek, helen

lazear lab at asv 2019: melissa, cesar, becca, derek, helen

unc at asv 2019: derek carbaugh, melissa mattocks, helen lazear, cary moody, michelle mac, tia morgan, becca casazza, cesar lopez, tori baxter, lisa gralinski, jenny loome, emily madden, sarah liest, david aponte diaz, liz anderson, alex schaefer, ryan mcnamara, calvin yeager, ethan fritch, kenny dinnon

unc at asv 2019: derek carbaugh, melissa mattocks, helen lazear, cary moody, michelle mac, tia morgan, becca casazza, cesar lopez, tori baxter, lisa gralinski, jenny loome, emily madden, sarah liest, david aponte diaz, liz anderson, alex schaefer, ryan mcnamara, calvin yeager, ethan fritch, kenny dinnon


July 2019: Welcome new lab members Ciara Darden and Pedro Martinez Barbosa! Ciara is a high school student in the Young Innovators Program (UNC School of Pharmacy). Pedro is a postbac student joining us through UNC PREP. We’re glad you’re here!

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May 2019: Congratulations to Claire Thefaine on her graduation from UNC! We are proud of the work Claire did with Becca, studying the effects of interferon signaling on Zika virus congenital infection in mice. We wish Claire all the best as a postbac at NIH!


April 2019: Paper accepted!