Former Members

Former Graduate Students

James D. Chappell, MD, PhD
1996

Structural and functional analysis of the reovirus attachment protein, s1
Assistant Professor of Pathology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
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Mehmet I. Goral, MD, PhD
1997

Evolution of the reovirus sNS protein and its role in reovirus replication
Pathologist, West Chester, PA
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Steven E. Rodgers, MD, PhD (MSTP)
1997

Identification and characterization of apoptosis induced by reovirus infection
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine
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Geoffrey S. Baer, MD, PhD (MSTP)
1998

Viral and cellular determinants of reovirus disassembly
Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI
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Michelle Mochow-Grundy, PhD
2000

Conserved nucleotide sequences in mammalian reoviruses and their role in regulation of viral protein synthesis
Assistant Professor of Medical Administration, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
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Erik S. Barton, PhD
2000

Molecular regulation of reovirus attachment, tropism, and disease
Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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Jodi L. Connolly, PhD
2001

Identification of viral and host factors required for reovirus-induced apoptosis
Patent Agent, Klarquist Sparkman, LLP
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Daniel H. Ebert, MD, PhD (MSTP)
2002

Endocytic proteases and reovirus entry
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins Medicine
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Michelle M. Becker, PhD
2002

Determinants of reovirus inclusion complex formation
Research Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
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J. Craig Forrest, PhD
2003

Analysis of reovirus attachment mechanisms
Assistant Professor of Microbiology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
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Kimberly M. Clark, PhD
2005

Mechanisms of reovirus entry and disassembly
Staff Scientist, Biological Mimetics
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Jacqueline A. Campbell, PhD
2005

Structure-function analysis of reovirus binding to junctional adhesion molecule-A
Department of Defense
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Mark W. Hansberger, PhD
2006

Mechanisms of NF-kB activation by reovirus
Department of Defense
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Melissa S. Maginnis, PhD
2007

Identification and characterization of cellular determinants of reovirus internalization
Postdoctoral Fellow, Brown University
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Kristen M. Guglielmi, PhD
2008

Structure-function analysis of mammalian orthoreovirus attachment protein Sigma1
Postdoctoral Fellow, NIH
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Annukka (Annie) A. R. Antar, MD, PhD (MSTP)
2008

Junctional adhesion molecule-A and reovirus pathogenesis
Medical Resident, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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Elizabeth M. Johnson, PhD
2009

The role of cathepsin proteases in reovirus pathogenesis
Senior Research Specialist, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
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Magdalena Bokiej, PhD (MSTP)
2012

The role of Sigma1 length and flexibility in reovirus replication
Resident, Emergency Medicine, Case Western University
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Joshua D. Doyle, PhD (MSTP)
2012

Reovirus capsid stability and disease pathogenesis
Resident, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
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Johnna M. Frierson, PhD
2012

The role of sialic acid binding in reovirus neuropathogenesis
Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Duke Engineering
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Caroline M. Lai, PhD (MSTP)
2013

Endothelial JAM-A facilitates reovirus bloodstream spread
Resident, Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
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Jennifer E. Stencel-Baerenwald, PhD
2014

The molecular basis of serotype 1 reovirus-glycan interactions and function of glycan binding in disease
Postdoctoral Fellow, Gale laboratory, University of Washington
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Alison W. Ashbrook, PhD
2016

Unveiling Strategies for Chikungunya Virus Attenuation and Antiviral Therapy
Postdoctoral Fellow (Rice laboratory) The Rockefeller University

Judy J. Brown, PhD
2018

Assistant Professor, Trevecca Nazarene University
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Jonathan J. Knowlton, PhD
2018

Molecular Mechanisms of Reovirus Capsid Assembly
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Paula F. Zamora, PhD
2018

Postdoctoral Associate Jen Bomberger Lab University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Anthony J. Lentscher, PhD
2020

Medical Student, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Nicole L. McAllister PhD
2021

Assistant Professor, Seton Hill University
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Former Post-doctoral Fellows

Gregory J. Wilson, MD
1994

Molecular mechanisms of persistent reovirus infection
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
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Jacek Mrukowicz, MD
1995

Molecular mechanisms of persistent rotavirus infection
Polish Institute for Evidence Based Medicine, Krakow, Poland
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Tibor Valyi-Nagy, MD, PhD
1999

Neuropathogenesis of herpesvirus and reovirus infections
Associate Professor of Neuropathology, University of Illinois-Chicago
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Carla K. Tucker, PhD
1999

Assembly of reovirus particles

Timothy R. Peters, MD
2003

Functional analysis of reovirus nonstructural proteins
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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Sarah A. Kopecky-Bromberg, PhD
2003

Mechanisms of reovirus internalization and disassembly
Associate Clinical Scientist in HCV Clinical Development at AbbVie
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Sean M. O'Donnell, PhD
2005

Reovirus-induced NF-kB activation and pathogenesis
Staff Scientist, Eli Lilly, Indianapolis, IN
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Bryan E. Youree, MD
2006

Reovirus and poxvirus receptors
Infectious Diseases Physician, Fort Worth, TX
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Pranav Danthi, PhD
2008

Mechanisms of reovirus-induced apoptosis
Associate Professor of Biology, Indiana University
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Takeshi Kobayashi, DVM, PhD
2008

Mechanisms of reovirus replication
Associate Professor of Microbial Diseases, Osaka University

Geoffrey H. Holm, PhD
2008

Reovirus-induced innate immune response signaling
Associate Professor of Biology, Colgate University
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Karl W. Boehme, PhD
2012

Structure and function of reovirus Sigma1s protein
Associate Professor of Microbiology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
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Andrea J. Pruijssers, PhD
2013

Reovirus innate immunity and apoptosis
Research Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
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Sarah P. Katen, PhD
2014

Post-attachment functions and associated conformational changes of the reovirus Sigmal1 attachment protein.
Senior Scientist at Assembly Biosciences
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Jennifer L. Konopka-Anstadt, PhD
2015

Mechanisms of reovirus neural tropism and pathogenesis.
Team Lead Microbiologist of the Vaccine Development Team in the Polio & Picornavirus Lab Branch Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Allen G. Wu, MD
2015

Mechanisms of reovirus age restriction.

Bernardo Mainou, PhD
2015

Mechanisms of reovirus cell entry.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases at Emory University
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Pavithra Aravamudhan, PhD
2020

Senior Research Scientist, Invitro Biology, Jubilant Biosys
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Christopher H. Lee, PhD
2021

Investment Management, EARNEST Partners, LLC.

Faculty

Krishnan Raghunathan, PhD
2020

Senior Scientist, Novozymes
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