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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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Podcast Seminar on Tumor Viruses

"Viruses and Human Cancer: Merkel Cell Polyomavirus and Merkel Cell Carcinoma"
ASCCP Biennial Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 27, 2010
Speaker: Patrick S. Moore, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute

Initial description of MCV including its role in human cancer, early work on MCV culture and development of a serologic test.

Podcast Seminar