Thieves on the Inside: Viral Control of Host Gene Expression

Viral genomes are small, but their products have large consequences for their hosts. During infection, viruses reshape the host gene expression landscape through clever mechanisms that promote viral replication and survival. Niki Spahich from The Scientist’s Creative Services team spoke with Britt Glaunsinger, a professor in the departments of plant microbial biology and molecular and cell biology at the University of California, Berkeley, to learn more.

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    Britt Glaunsinger, PhD
    Molecular and Cell Biology
    Plant and Microbial Biology
    University of California, Berkeley


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