"Silence is Golden - How Macrophages Respond to Ebola Virus Infection"

Elke Muhlberger, Boston University

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November 30, 2016, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Dr. Elke Mühlberger is a renowned expert in the field of BSL-4 hemorrhagic fever viruses. She has a strong research focus on the highly pathogenic filoviruses, Ebola and Marburg virus. Her research interests range from molecular biology studies on filoviral replication and transcription to cellular responses to filovirus infection.

Dr. Mühlberger received her PhD in Virology from the Philipps University Marburg, Marburg, Germany in 1993 and continued to work on filoviruses as an independent PI and group leader in Marburg. In 2008, she joined the Department of Microbiology at Boston University, Boston, MA as an Associate Professor and the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories as the Director of the Biomolecule Production Core.

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