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

Spring 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.


February 11 - Hung-lun Hsu, Daniels lab
Otterstrom, J. J., Brandenburg, B., Koldijk, M. H., Juraszek, J., Tang, C., Mashaghi, S., ... & van Oijen, A. M. (2014).
Relating influenza virus membrane fusion kinetics to stoichiometry of neutralizing antibodies at the single-particle level.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111(48), E5143-E5148.
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February 18 - Jean Millet, Whittaker lab
Fasching, L., Kapopoulou, A., Sachdeva, R., Petri, R., Jönsson, M. E., Männe, C., ... & Jakobsson, J. (2015).
TRIM28 Represses Transcription of Endogenous Retroviruses in Neural Progenitor Cells.
Cell reports, 10(1), 20-28.
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February 25 - Brian Wasik, Parrish lab
Jones, M. K., Watanabe, M., Zhu, S., Graves, C. L., Keyes, L. R., Grau, K. R., ... & Karst, S. M. (2014).
Enteric bacteria promote human and mouse norovirus infection of B cells.
Science, 346(6210), 755-759.
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March 11 - Rob Dick, Vogt lab
Kutluay SB, Zang T, Blanco-Melo D, Powell C, Jannain D, Errando M, Bieniasz PD. (2014)
Global Changes in the RNA Binding Specificity of HIV-1 Gag Regulate Virion Genesis
Cell. 2014 Nov 20;159(5):1096-109. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2014.09.057. Epub 2014 Nov 6
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March 18 - Jeff Hodgson, Blissard lab
van Mierlo, J. T., Overheul, G. J., Obadia, B., van Cleef, K. W., Webster, C. L., Saleh, M. C., ... & van Rij, R. P. (2014).
Novel Drosophila viruses encode host-specific suppressors of RNAi.
PLoS pathogens, 10(7), e1004256.
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March 25 - Seminar on Super Resolution Microscopy, BRC
April 8 - Yi Wen, Vogt 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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April 15 - Lisa Boliln, Whittaker lab
Mohan, G. S., Ye, L., Li, W., Monteiro, A., Lin, X., Sapkota, B., ... & Yang, C. (2015).
Less Is More: Ebola Virus Surface Glycoprotein Expression Levels Regulate Virus Production and Infectivity.
Journal of virology, 89(2), 1205-1217.
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April 22 - James Eaglesham, Parker lab
Ning, Y. J., Feng, K., Min, Y. Q., Cao, W. C., Wang, M., Deng, F., ... & Wang, H. (2015).
Disruption of Type I Interferon Signaling by the Nonstructural Protein of Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome Virus via the Hijacking of STAT2 and STAT1 into Inclusion Bodies.
Journal of Virology, 89(8), 4227-4236.
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