Postdoc Profiles

Name: Maringer, Kevin
Year you started at ISMMS: 2012
Lab: Ana Fernandez-Sesma

Lab Mailing Address:

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Department of Microbiology
Annenberg, 17-40
One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1234
New York, NY 10029

Phone: 212-241-0994

Project/Research Interests:

I study the evolutionarily conserved mechanisms by which mosquito-borne viruses evade immune signalling in both the insect vector and the vertebrate host. I am particularly interested in whether dengue virus, arguably the most significant mosquito-borne virus infecting human, uses conserved mechanisms to evade immune recognition in humans and the insect vector, and how conserved such mechanisms are across the flaviviruses.

Previous Postdoc Experience:

I completed my PhD at Imperial College London under the supervision of Dr. Gillian Elliott, where I studied the protein-protein interactions contributing to the assembly of the herpes simplex virus type I particle.

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Collaborations and Other Affiliations:

Dr. Andrew Davidson (University of Bristol, UK)

My fellowship is shared between Mount Sinai and the University of Bristol

Funding Sources and Prizes/Awards

Sir Henry Wellcome postdoctoral fellowship (Wellcome Trust, UK)

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