NEWS

THE LAB AWARDED A NIAID DP2 NEW INNOVATORS AWARD GRANT

October 21, 2022

We're excited to have the support of this award to pursue our packaging projects for the next five years!

SARA GELLES-WATNICK JOINS THE LAB!

October 10, 2022

Sara completed her BS/MS in Biochemistry at Brandeis University working with Dr. Dorothee Kern. She brings a wealth of molecular biology experience to the team and is excited to learn more about ORF68!

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MAYTE AND GIANCARLO START IN THE LAB!

July 11, 2022

Giancarlo is from Naples, FL and studied molecular biology at Yale. He is excited to learn about how herpesviruses employ molecular motors to package their genomes. Giancarlo looks forward to exploring more of New Haven and hopes to break into the local cycling scene.

Mayte comes from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez. She is excited to learn new things in the research field, meet new people and create new memories! She’s also looking forward to see some of Connecticut’s beautiful hiking trails!

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KARA, ALLISON, DEQUINA, AND TINA PUBLISH "SCENTIFIC LIFE" PIECE IN TIBS DESCRIBING THE TRANSITION PHASE WHEN PREPARING TO LAUNCH A LABORATORY

May 26, 2022

We wrote this article to help incoming assistant professors navigate the time between accepting their job offer and starting their lab. We hope it helps demystify (and destress) this exciting but confusing time!

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ALLISON AWARDED THE DAMON RUNYON-DALE F. FREY AWARD FOR BREAKTHROUGH SCIENTISTS

January 28, 2022

We are deeply grateful that the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation and the Rhee Family have continued to support our research into oncogenic herpesviruses.