Journal Club Papers

9/23/13 Kevin
Human MX2 is an interferon-induced post-entry inhibitor of HIV-1 infection. Nature

9/16/13 Ben
ADCC Develops Over Time During Persistent Infection with Live-Attenuated SIV and is Associated with Complete Protection Against SIVmac251 Challenge. PLoS Pathogens

9/9/13 Alison
Human Tetherin Exerts Strong Selection Pressure on HIV-1 Group N Vpu Protein. PLos Pathogens.

8/26/13 Ted
Efficient Influenza A Virus Replication in the Respiratory Tract Requires Signals from TLR7 and RIG-I. PNAS.

8/19/13 Anindita
Mechanism of HIV-1 Virion Entrapment by Tetherin. PLOS Pathogens

7/1/13 Annabel
APOBEC3G Impairs the Multimerization of the HIV-1 Vif Protein in Living Cells. Journal of Virology

6/24/13 Kate
Evolution-guided identification of antiviral specificity determinants in the broadly acting interferon-induced innate immunity factor MxA. Cell Host Microbe

6/17/13 Andrea
Dual Host-Virus Arms Races Shape an Essential Housekeeping Protein. PLOS Biology

6/10/13 Jamie
Codon Usage Determines the Mutational Robustness, Evolutionary Capacity, and Virulence of an RNA Virus. Cell Host & Microbe

6/3/13 Sergio
Murine leukemia virus glycosylated Gag blocks apolipoprotein B editing complex 3 and cytosolic sensor access to the reverse transcription complex.  PNAS

5/6/13 Kevin
Comparison of SIV and HIV-1 Genomic RNA Structures Reveals Impact of Sequence Evolution on Conserved and Non-Conserved Structural Motifs. PLOS Pathogens

4/22/13 Ben
Co-evolution of a broadly neutralizing HIV-1 antibody and founder virus. Nature

4/8/13 Alison
Variable evolutionary routes to host establishment across repeated rabies virus host shifts among bats. PNAS

4/1/13 Ted
A cis-Acting Element in Retroviral Genomic RNA Links Gag-Pol Ribosomal Frameshifting
to Selective Viral RNA Encapsidation.  Cell Host Microbe

3/25/13 Annabel
Innate sensing of HIV-1 Assembly by Tetherin induces NFkB-Dependent Proinflammatory Responses.  Cell

3/18/13 Andrea
A bacteriophage encodes its own CRISPR/Cas adaptive response to evade host innate immunity. Nature Letters