Journal Club

Virology Journal Club

The Virology Journal Club is a series of virology research colloquia given by students and faculty from across the University. To join the virology listserv, send an email to In the subject line simply put: join. Leave the body blank.

Journal Club meets Wednesdays at 10:00 AM in the atrium of the Boyce Thompson Institute.

For more information, contact Brian Wasik or the presenter of the week. Empty spaces do not yet have anyone signed up. Please send references to Shelagh Johnston to be posted here prior to presentation.

Select here to see the previous semester's journal club schedule

Fall 2017

The schedule will rotate among Virology labs. Each lab is responsible for deciding who will present and forwarding references to Brian Wasik and Shelagh Johnston.


September 13

Heather Callaway, Parrish lab
Zhao, F., Zhao, T., Deng, L., Lv, D., Zhang, X., Pan, X., Xu, J. and Long, G., 2017. Visualizing the essential role of complete virion assembly machinery in efficient hepatitis C virus cell-to-cell transmission by a viral infection-activated split-intein-mediated reporter system. Journal of virology91(2), pp.e01720-16.Read the pdf.

September 20

Abrrey Monreal, Aguilar-Carreno lab
Yao, H., Lee, M., Liao, S.Y. and Hong, M., 2016. Solid-State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Investigation of the Structural Topology and Lipid Interactions of a Viral Fusion Protein Chimera Containing the Fusion Peptide and Transmembrane Domain.> Biochemistry, 55(49), pp.6787-6800. Read the pdf.

September 27


October 4

Gunner Johnston, Aguilar-Carreno lab

October 11

Matt Pennington, Van de Walle lab

October 18

Yi Xu, Blissard lab

October 25

Yi Wen, Vogt lab


November 1

Yingying Guo, Parker lab

November 8

Esteban Flores, Schang lab

November 15

John Frank, Feschotte lab

November 22

Thanksgiving Holiday

November 29

Victoria Ortega, Aguilar-Carreno lab


December 5

Karen Barnard, Parrish lab

December 12