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Children’s Research Institute Seminar Series: “Using novel genetic approaches to study infectious diseases”
March 10 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
“Using novel genetic approaches to study infectious diseases”
Mark Heise, PhD
Professor, Department of Genetics and Microbiology & Immunology
Dr. Heise uses advanced molecular virology, immunology and quantitative genetics techniques to study how viral and host genetic determinants interact to drive virus-induced disease. His lab is actively engaged in the development of antiviral therapies and vaccines against a number of mosquito-borne viruses, such as chikungunya virus and Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus. Read more >>