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Research Interests

Research in our laboratory focuses on two aspects of DNA virus biology; 1) Regulation of host signaling and translational control pathways during poxvirus infection 2) Microtubule regulation and function during herpesvirus infection. Please see our lab website for the most update information on our research and our team: http://labs.feinberg.northwestern.edu/walsh/

Training Experience

2001Postdoctoral Fellowship, Columbia University
2006Postdoctoral Fellowship, NYU School of Medicine, New York

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Dublin City University

… → 2000

Research interests

  • Cell Biology
  • Cytoskeleton
  • Gene Therapy
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Microbiology
  • Microscopy
  • Signal Transduction
  • Virology

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Poxviridae Medicine & Life Sciences
Peptide Initiation Factors Medicine & Life Sciences
Viruses Chemical Compounds
Microtubules Medicine & Life Sciences
Ribosomes Medicine & Life Sciences
Viral Proteins Medicine & Life Sciences
Protein Biosynthesis Medicine & Life Sciences
Virus Diseases Medicine & Life Sciences

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Grants 2014 2023

Cytomegalovirus Infections
Cytomegalovirus
Viruses
Microtubule-Organizing Center
Cell Movement
Poxviridae
Vaccinia virus
Ribosomes
Poxviridae Infections
Smallpox
Poxviridae
Vaccinia virus
Ribosomes
Poxviridae Infections
Smallpox
Poxviridae
Vaccinia virus
Ribosomes
Poxviridae Infections
Smallpox
Research
HIV
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Public Health
Hope

Research Output 1998 2019

  • 1181 Citations
  • 30 Article
  • 5 Review article
  • 1 Comment/debate
  • 1 Letter
5 Citations (Scopus)

Exploitation of Cytoskeletal Networks during Early Viral Infection

Walsh, D. & Naghavi, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Trends in Microbiology. 27, 1, p. 39-50 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Virus Diseases
Viruses
Herpesviridae
Retroviridae
Actin Cytoskeleton
1 Citation (Scopus)

mTOR dysregulation by vaccinia virus F17 controls multiple processes with varying roles in infection

Meade, N., King, M., Munger, J. & Walsh, D., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of virology. 93, 15, e00784-19.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vaccinia virus
interferons
Sirolimus
Poxviridae
Interferons

RACK1 evolved species-specific multifunctionality in translational control through sequence plasticity within a loop domain

Rollins, M. G., Jha, S., Bartom, E. T. & Walsh, D., Jun 1 2019, In : Journal of cell science. 132, 12, jcs228908.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Protein Biosynthesis
Eukaryotic Initiation Factors
Poxviridae
5' Untranslated Regions
Ribosomes
2 Citations (Scopus)

Translational control during poxvirus infection

Meade, N., DiGiuseppe, S. & Walsh, D., Mar 1 2019, In : Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: RNA. 10, 2, e1515.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Poxviridae Infections
Poxviridae
Viruses
Viral Proteins
Messenger RNA
human immunodeficiency virus
Amyloid beta-Protein Precursor
infectious diseases
inhibitors
Transfection