Identification of host determinants of SARS-Cov-2 infection


This series will feature UF investigators funded by the Rapid-Response Translational Research Projects to Address COVID-19 Pandemic pilot program. The goal of this program is to stimulate cross-disciplinary knowledge and research.

Monday, Jun. 15, 2020 | 3:30 p.m.

Identification of host determinants of SARS-Cov-2 infection

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Chris Vulpe, M.D., Ph.D., looks on while Devrah Arndt, Ph.D., sets up a toxicity experiment to test the effects of silver nanowires on rainbow trout gill cells.

Speakers

Dr. Christopher Vulpe, Professor of Physiological Sciences, UF College of Veterinary Medicine

Christopher Vulpe, MD, PhD

Dr. Vulpe is a professor in the Department of Physiological Sciences at UF’s College of Veterinary Medicine. He also runs the Vulpe Lab at UF’s Center for Environmental & Human Toxicology. 


Michael Norris, PhD

Michael Norris, PhD

Dr. Norris is a research assistant professor in the Department of Geography at UF’s College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. His current research has focused on the host-responses and molecular mechanisms involved in host-pathogen interactions. 


Stephanie Karst, PhD

Stephanie Karst, PhD

Dr. Karst is a professor in the Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology at UF’s College of Medicine. Her research interests include pathogenesis of noroviruses, innate immune responses to norovirus infection, and molecular mechanisms of norovirus replication.