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Microbiology Department 2021 New Grant Awards

Explore all of the new grants awarded to Microbiology team members for 2021.

Severin Gudima, FY21 Winter Enhancement Award, Influence of integrant-derived HBV RNAs encoding the envelope proteins on HBV life cycle, 2/1/2021 – 1/31/2022

Maria Kalamvoki, FY21 Winter Enhancement Award, Exosomal STING during HSV-1 infection: properties and function, 2/1/2021 – 1/31/2022

Jianming Qiu, FY21 Winter Enhancement Award, Modulation of SARS-CoV-2 infection in polarized human airway epithelial cultures, 2/1/2021 – 1/31/2022

Jianming Qiu (Co-I), Peachtree, Effects and mechanisms of pharmacologic ascorbate in inhibiting SARS-CoV-2 in pre-clinical models, 01/12/2021 – 07/11/2021

Indranil Biswas, KINBRE Bridge, Arginine phosphorylation and its role in physiology of streptococci, 5/1/2021 – 4/30/2022

Maria Kalamvoki, KINBRE Bridge, Intercellular communication through the stimulator of interferon genes STING during herpes simplex virus 1 infection, 5/1/2021 – 4/30/2022

Jianming Qiu and Ziying Yan (University of Iowa), NIH R21 AI156448, Development of a Novel rAAV Vector Without Cross-species Barrier to Transduce Human and Ferret Conducting Airways, 06/15/2021 – 05/31/2023

Severin Gudima, NIH R21 AI155819, Regulation of HDV life cycle by the immune response to HBV infection, 06/16/2021 – 05/31/2023

Maria Kalamvoki, NIH R01 AI162784, Cargo, biogenesis and functions of extracellular vesicles released during HSV-1 infection, 07/01/2021 – 06/30/2026

Severin Gudima, NIH R21 AI163722, Regulation of the life cycle of HDV by the drug resistance mutations of HBV, 07/23/2021 – 06/30/2023

Jianming Qiu, NIH R21 R21 AI166293, Identification of the AAVR-independent AAV entry pathway, 09/24/2021 – 08/31/2023

Michele Pritchard (Pharmacology), Jeffrey Bose (Co-I) and Mary Markiewicz (Co-I), Mathers Foundation, Modulation of Staphylococcus aureus skin infection and repair by the hyaluronan network, 10/15/2021 – 10/14/2024


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