Center for Virus Research
University of California, Irvine
2652 Biological Sciences III
Irvine, CA 92697-3906
Bert L. Semler, PhD
Michael J. Buchmeier, PhD
Crystal S. Spitale, MS
Established July, 2000 as an Organized Research Unit within the Univ of California, Irvine
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The Importance of Virology at a Time of Great Need and Great Jeopardy Michael J. Imperiale, Editor, mBio; Arturo Casadevall, Founding Editor-in-Chief, mBio March/April 2015 Volume 6 Issue 2 e00236-15
Read the interview with Luis P. Villarreal: We Need a Nonlinear Language for Life Professor Villarreal, founding director of the Center for Virus Research, was interviewed by Suzan Mazur, the author of The Origin of Life Circus: A How To … Continue reading
UCI Professor Gregory Weiss, UCI chemistry major Stephan Kudlacek, additional UCI investigators, and Australian colleagues have figured out how to unboil egg whites. This discovery has been widely publicized, receiving worldwide media coverage. According to findings published recently in the … Continue reading
Michael Buchmeier, Associate Director of the Center for Virus Research, will be a keynote speaker for the symposium entitled Ebola: What You Should Know, which will be held at the Pacifica Institute of Orange County.
Our Center for Virus Research Director, Bert Semler, was interviewed by the Dallas Morning News about Enterovirus D68: Allen boy’s paralysis could be first such case in Texas related to enterovirus
Professor Ronald Swanstrom of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill visited UCI on November 17 to present a seminar entitled HIV transmission, evolution, and pathogenesis: From single genomes to deep sequencing. Professor Swanstrom completed his doctoral work in … Continue reading
Professor Michael Buchmeier presented at the UCI Ebola Symposium which took place on October 27, 2014. CBS Los Angeles covered the event. The full program can be found here on YouTube.
Professor Michael Buchmeier was quoted in this Los Angeles Times article published on October 28, 2014: U.S. cases prove Ebola is ‘not a death sentence’
Professor Luis Villarreal was interviewed for this article published in the New York Times on October 27, 2014: Ebola and the Vast Viral Universe
Professor Luis Villarreal has been asked to present at the Society for General Microbiology Annual Conference 2015 which will take place at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham, UK from March 30th to April 1.