A breakthrough in gene editing, CRISPR, gives humans unprecedented access to the source code of life. CVR member, Dr. Anthony James is using CRISPR to bred malaria free mosquitoes. [starts at 3:52] Click here to see the video
On Friday, June 2nd, 2017, the Center for Virus Research hosted the annual NIH Virology Training Grant Symposium here at UCI. The three trainees supported by this training grant, William Hu, Margaret Lugin, and Wendy Ullmer, presented on the progress
CVR member, Dr. Anthony James will lead a multimillion-dollar effort to foster new strains of mosquitoes to fight malaria in Africa. Dr. James is a world leader in creating genetically altered mosquitoes. He will direct the initiative that will bring
Dr. Ilhem Messaoudi-Powers has received the Distinguished Lecturer Award from the American Society for Microbiology. Lecturers are chosen through a competitive nomination process, and only the most distinguished lecturers and researchers are chosen to participate in the program. An important
Dr. Young Jik Kwon received a generous donation of $1.25 million from Pharma Products Research Company to help fund his pharmaceutical biomaterials research. You can read more about Dr. Kwon’s research here.