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THE WAGNER LAB

FALL 2003


Technical Supervisor

Marcia Rice mkrice@uci.edu
B.A. 1967 (UCSB), M.A. 1972 (UCI)

  • Generation of recombinant viruses
  • Engineering recombinant virus with altered sequences in the LAT promoter region in order to establish the roll of cis-acting elements involved in reactivation from latency of HSV 1.
  • Expressing the green fluorescent protein under the control of various kinetic class promoters in selected genomic sites of HSV 1.


Research Associates

G. B. Devi-Rao gvrao@uci.edu (Virology Specialist),
PhD. 1975 (India Institute of Science, Bangalore)

  • Global analysis of HSV gene expression during infection of cultured cells with defined regulatory mutants.
  • Analysis of cellular transcript abundance following HSV-1 infection of mice
  • Global analysis of HSV gene expression during infection of cultured cells with defined regulatory mutants

José Santiago Aguilar jsaguila@uci.edu (Research Virologist)
PhD. 1981 (University Complutense, Madrid)

  • Use of DNA Microarrays for analysis of viral transcription in HSV-2 infected cultured cells.
  • The interaction between neuroactive drugs and the maintenance and reactivation from latency in model systems.

Aixu Sun aixus@uci.edu (Postdoctoral Scholar)
M.D. 1985 (Tongji Medical University, Wuhan, China)

  • Role of the state of the host cell on the HSV transcription program


Technical Assistant

Jim Sunabe jsunabe@uci.edu
BS, 2001 (UCLA)

  • Computer-assisted quantitative analysis of DNA microarrays.
  • Isolation and characterization of recombinant viruses.

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