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KSHV LANA generates novel cytoplasmic proteins through non canonical translation initiation J Virol. 2012 Dec 19


Dr. Reety Arora defends her PhD thesis and publishes a killer paper in Science Translational Medicine. Congratulations, Reety! Badhai ho!


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Other Links Our Lab Likes

Best music video. Ever.

Audio Link on Discovery of KSHV

Cancer Virology Program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Sarkar Lab Website

BBMouse (awesome transgenic mouse management program)

Refugee/Displaced Persons Organizations

The Onion

Frank Zappa links here and here

Lounge Lizards

Philip Kent Birmstein and "Garland Hirschi's Cows"

Neat Jackson Pollock website

New Sounds Radio Program

Bang on a Can All-Stars

Canteloupe Music

Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble

WQXR Q2: 500 years of New Music

Nice Landscape Pastels

An Analysis of Frederic Rzewski's "Coming Together"

(Rzewski's rare recording can be found at The Incessant Noise or performed by Group 180 on Hungaroton)

Frank Zappa Quotes: