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Target cell entry to halt Chikungunya virus

Apr. 28, 2014—Understanding how chikungunya virus binds to and enters cells offers a new target for antiviral medications.

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Photo: Discovery Lecture

Mar. 14, 2013—Scott Hultgren, Ph.D., director of the Center for Women’s Infectious Disease Research at Washington University in St. Louis, talked about improving therapies for urinary tract infections during his recent Flexner Discovery Lecture.

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Host proteins can control HIV infection

Oct. 5, 2012—The protein APOBEC3G contributes to spontaneous control of HIV-1 in vivo and may provide therapeutic benefits.

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