Catch me if you can: the link between autophagy and viruses.

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2015-03-26

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10.1371/journal.ppat.1004685

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Lennemann, Nicholas J, and Carolyn B Coyne (2015). Catch me if you can: the link between autophagy and viruses. PLoS pathogens, 11(3). p. e1004685. 10.1371/journal.ppat.1004685 Retrieved from https://hdl.handle.net/10161/22594.

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Carolyn Coyne

George Barth Geller Distinguished Professor of Immunology

We study the pathways by which microorganisms cross cellular barriers and the mechanisms by which these barriers restrict microbial infections. Our studies primarily focus on the epithelium that lines the gastrointestinal tract and on placental trophoblasts, the cells that comprise a key cellular barrier of the human placenta. Our work is highly multidisciplinary and encompasses aspects of cell biology, immunology, and microbiology. Our long-term goals are to identify pathogen- and host-specific therapeutic targets to prevent or treat microbial infections and ultimately to alleviate the morbidity and mortality caused by these infections.


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