Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Team

Our Team

Christoph Wirblich, PhD

Christoph Wirblich, PhD

Rohan Keshwara

Rohan Keshwara
Doctoral Student

Research Project: Using a Rhabdoviral Platform to Develop a Marburg Virus Vaccine

Benjamin Davis

Benjamin Davis
Doctoral Student

Research Project: The role of the interferon-stimulated gene Ifit2 in viral pathogenicity

Tiago Abreu Mota

Tiago Abreu Mota
Doctoral Student

Research Project: Development of a Lassa Fever vaccine and dissecting its protective immune parameters through the use of recombinant Rhabdoviruses

Christine Fisher

Christine Fisher
Doctoral Student

Research Project: Designing a novel, broadly protective lyssavirus vaccine

Drishya Kurup, MS

Drishya Kurup, MS
Doctoral Student

Research Project: Zika virus vaccine development

Lediona Mehmeti

Lediona Mehmeti
Masters Student

Research Project: Generating and characterizing M-deleted BNSP333-S1 (MERS) in inducible VERO-M cell line and constitutive BSR-M cell lines

Thomas Shiels

Thomas Shiels
Masters Student

Research Project: A New Rabies Based Vaccine for Prevention Against Nipah Virus Infection

Aniket Patel, MS

Aniket Patel, MS
Research Project Manager

 


Past Team Members

Elizabeth Faul Goldstein, PhD
Current position - Adjunct Faculty at University of San Francisco

Emily Gomme, PhD
Current position - Principal Scientist, Vaccine Development at Pfizer

Adrienne Goodrich, PhD
Current position - LCDR, U.S. Public Health Commissioned Corps; U.S Department of Health and Human Services

Tessa Lawrence, PhD
Current position - Sexual Health and HIV Research Manager at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Heather Foley Malicki, PhD
Current position - Senior Scientific Director, Technology Development at WuXi AppTec

James McGettigan, PhD
Current position - Assistant Professor at Thomas Jefferson University

Philip McKenna, PhD
Current position - Principal Scientist, Antiviral Discovery at Merck

Mirjam Preuss, PhD
Current position - Instructor, University of Marburg, Germany

Mary Ellen Smith, PhD
Current position - Senior Research Biochemist at Merck

Gene Tan, PhD
Current position - Assistant Professor at the J. Craig Venter Institute

Celestine Wanjalla, MD, PhD
Current position - Research Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Mallory Willet Becker, MS
Current position - Assay Development Scientist at Spark Therapeutics