Lab News

New Addition to the Ploss Lab!

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The Ploss Lab welcome Mihai Alexandru-Pais as it's latest member! Mihai is in the nineth semester of a twelve semester program of medical studies at the Albert-Ludwigs University in Freiburg, Germany. He is a prospective Medical Doctor and will be looking at Hepatitis B virus in the lab.

Cell Host & Microbe Paper


Congratulations to Ding and Markus (both postdocs) for their latest review entitled "The Impact of Hepatitis C Virus Entry on Viral Tropism" published in Cell Host & Microbe! 


Undergraduate Evelyn Siu receives Award!

Congratulations to Evelyn Siu who received a Senior Thesis Research award for her project entitled "The Development of Human Liver Chimeric Mice for the Study of Human Malaria"!



Alexander Ploss in the New York Times




Pathogen researchers at Columbia University conduct genomic analyses of rats in the city of Manhattan, finding a number of key discoveries, including viruses resembling our own infectious agent of interest, Hepatitis C. 

Read the article here.

Alexander Ploss, Benjamin Winer and Sherif Gerges in the Daily Princetonian!


The Science Translational Medicine paper has been highlighted (again) in the Daily Princetonian! The article features Alexander Ploss, Benjamin Winer and Sherif Gerges. You can read more about this highlight here.