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Michael Buchmeier will be a keynote speaker for a symposium about Ebola virus

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.  

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Bert Semler interviewed about Enterovirus D68

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

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Professor Ronald Swanstrom visits UCI, his alma mater

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

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Michael Buchmeier presents at the UCI Ebola Symposium

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.

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Michael Buchmeier quoted in Los Angeles Times article

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’

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Luis Villarreal: “Ebola and the Vast Viral Universe”, New York Times

Professor Luis Villarreal was interviewed for this article published in the New York Times on October 27, 2014: Ebola and the Vast Viral Universe

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Luis Villarreal to present at Society for General Microbiology Annual Conference

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.

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Paul Gershon’s New Article Featured in Virology Highlights

Paul Gershon’s new article in Virology is featured in this month’s Virology Highlights. Static and dynamic protein phosphorylation in the Vaccinia virion Virology, Volumes 452–453, March 2014, Pages 310–323 J. Matson, W. Chou, T. Ngo, P.D. Gershon Congratulations to Paul … Continue reading

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Luis Villarreal on Virolution

Luis Villarreal spoke about the following topics during the 2013 International Summer School on Evolution which was organized by the Applied Evolutionary Epistemology Lab in collaboration with Ciência Viva, and held at Ciência Viva’s Pavilion of Knowledge in Lisbon, Portugal: … Continue reading

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School of Biological Sciences Graduate Honors

Two graduate students in Virology, Kristeene Knopp and Erinn Parnell, were honored at the School of Biological Sciences Graduate Honors Convocation and Teaching and Faculty Awards ceremony which took place on June 11, 2013.  Kristeene Knopp (Buchmeier Lab) received the … Continue reading

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