Lab News

Poster Award!

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Congratulations to PhD candidate Benjamin Winer for receiving 1st place for a poster award at the CHW Student Research Symposium! This award is for his project “Towards a small animal model for hepatitis B: Identification of human host factors required for hepatitis B virus entry”.


Congrats Ben!

Alexander Ploss in Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News!

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Alexander Ploss was featured in an article by Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News. To read the article, please click here!

Alexander Ploss in The Scientist!

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Alexander Ploss has recently been featured in The Scientist in their article, The Human Touch. You can read the entire article here.

Alexander Ploss Receives 2015 Merck Irving S. Sigal Memorial Award!


Congratulations to our Principle Investigator, Alexander Ploss, for receiving an award from the American Society for Microbiology. The award is intended to "Recognize and award excellence in basic research in medical microbiology and infectious diseases. The awards are presented in memory of Irving S. Sigal, who was instrumental in the early discovery of therapies to treat HIV/AIDS.". Congratulations Alex!!

To read more about this award, please click here. For coverage of this news on social media, please click here and here.

Interview with Alexander Ploss

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Alexander Ploss was interviewed by The American Journal of Medicine regarding the research focus of his lab, as well as the demands of treating the virus. You can read more about this interview here