Lab News

Alexander Ploss Receives TSS Young Investigator Award!


We are pleased to announce that Alexander Ploss has received the TSS Young Investigator Award by the New Jersey Chapter of the American Society for Microbiology-Theobald Smith Society!! He will be presented with this award on April 30, 2015 at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ (several Ploss laboratory members will attend this meeting). Congratulations Alex!!

To read more about this press release on the Princeton University website click here. To read about the awards TSS have please click here.


Undergraduate Michael Chang Receives Award!

Our newly installed undergraduate, Michael Chang, has received the $1,500 Health Grand Challenge Senior Thesis Research Award for his work in Peru! Congratulations Michael!

In The Clear!

In The Clear!

Our very own graduate student, Benjamin Winer, has successfully passed his qualification examinations to begin life as a PhD candidate! Congratulations Ben!

Read more: In The Clear!


New Paper in Hepatology!

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Our new manuscript implicates that host immunity in rhesus macaques may be a potential model HCV. You can read more about this study here.

Tsinghua - Princeton Joint Symposium

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Alexander Ploss was invited to give a a talk on modern analysis of host barriers of human hepatitis viruses at the Tsinghua-Princeton Joint Symposium of life Sciences & Forum on Women in Science.