Researchers led by Blossom Damania, PhD, reported that Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus, a virus linked to three human cancers, uses a protein produced by its human host to come out of hiding and reactivate.
Blossom Damania, PhD, was elected to the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) April 23! Her research focuses on virus-associated cancers, cancer biology, signal transduction and immunology.
The lab of Bryan Roth, MD, PhD, was part of a large research project led by the University of California-San Francisco to identify viral proteins and virus-host protein interactions that could become important drug targets to treat people with COVID-19.
Congratulations to Juan Song who is a Recipient of the 2019 Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award from the UNC Office of Postdoctoral Affairs! This is one of two mentoring awards she has received this year!