Much of our work focuses on the pathogenesis of betaherpeviruses, which includes the human pathogen Human Cytomegalovirus (HCMV). HCMV is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in immunocompromised individuals and is the leading infectious cause of congenital birth defects in the United States.
- Viral control of programmed cell death
- Beta Herpesvirus Deubiquitinases
- Beta Herpesvirus dUTPases.
- Host-Microbial Interactions Core.