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We are a consortium of researchers aimed at understanding viruses & other pathogens, their respective disease pathogenesis, and host immune responses. 


Get to know our valued and diverse membership from across campus and other institutions. Explore their exciting research interests and read their latest publications.


Discover the translation and commercialization hub of the Institute. The Applied Virology Institute helps transition nascent technologies in the life sciences sector into clinical relevance.


Philanthropic support to the Institute will ensure everything from trainee funding programs to cutting-edge research, including COVID-19 studies, are continued.

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Zika virus

LKSIoV member Dr. Michael Woodside and his team target mechanism that makes Zika virus so dangerous

Innovative approach paves the way for potential new drug targets for viruses including dengue, yellow fever and West Nile

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