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.

Journal Club meets Wednesdays at 11:15 AM in the atrium of the Boyce Thompson Institute.

For more information, contact Zhengchun Lu 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 2015

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



September 16

Zhengchun Lu, Parker lab
Liao, H. K., Gu, Y., Diaz, A., Marlett, J., Takahashi, Y., Li, M., ... & Belmonte, J. C. I. (2015).
Use of the CRISPR/Cas9 system as an intracellular defense against HIV-1 infection in human cells.
Nature communications, 6.
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September 23

Kai Huang, Parrish lab
Schmidt, A. G., Therkelsen, M. D., Stewart, S., Kepler, T. B., Liao, H. X., Moody, M. A., ... & Harrison, S. C. (2015).
Viral Receptor-Binding Site Antibodies with Diverse Germline Origins.
Cell, 161(5), 1026-1034.
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September 29 - 4p, LH3

Biomedical Sciences Seminar - Patricia Pesavento, DVM, PhD
Professor - Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology, UC Davis
Coming Full Circle - Polyomaviruses

September 30

Whittaker lab - Jean Millet
Bailey, A. L., Lauck, M., Mohns, M., Peterson, E. J., Beheler, K., Brunner, K. G., ... & O'Connor, D. H. (2015).
Durable sequence stability and bone marrow tropism in a macaque model of human pegivirus infection.
Science translational medicine, 7(305), 305ra144-305ra144.
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October 7
- no meeting
October 14

October 21
Heather Callaway,Parrish lab
October 28


November 4
November 11
November 18
November 25


December 2
December 9
December 16