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Virology Club


The 10th virology club meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 23th at 10:00AM in the Mellon Institute at in the old Lane Center conference room, MI 409. Dr.Katerina Toropova from James Conway's group, will be presenting her latest research on Cryo-Electron Microscopy reconstruction studies of Herpes viruses.

Previous Club Meeting

The 1st meeting: August 26th, 2009
Professor Evilevitch gave a talk on "Osmotic pressure: resisting or promoting DNA ejection from phage? Internal capsid-pressure dependence of viral infection".

The 2nd meeting: September 17th, 2009
Professor James Conway from Pitt was presenting his research on structural virology with high resolution Cryo EM.

The 3rd meeting: October 23rd, 2009
Professor Michael Widom gave a talk on his research on viral capsid stability.

The 4th meeting: December 4th, 2009
Professor Russell Schwartz gave a talk on his work.

The 5th meeting: January 22nd, 2010
Professor Evilevitch gave a talk on his accepted paper on calorimetric measurements of DNA release from phage.

The 6th meeting: March 2nd, 2010
Professor Stephanie Tristram-Nagle presented her research on HIV fusion.

The 7th meeting: April 6th, 2010
Professor Takis Benos presented his research on RNA folding in swine flu, avian flu and other viruses.

The 8th meeting: May 3rd, 2010
Professor Roger Hendrix presented his research on "Phage evolution: why aren't they perfect yet?".

The 9th meeting: October 14th, 2010
Professor Fred Homa gave a talk on his research on Herpes Viruses.

About CMU & Pitt Virology Club

We have monthly meetings with faculty and students from CMU and University of Pittsburgh. Among participants are the groups of: