Dr. Baltes recently moved to the Seattle, WA area and joined Juno Therapeutics, Inc. as a Viral Vector Process Development Scientist. We wish her well in her new endeavor!
Our new postdoc, Dr. Babatunde, comes to use by way of Nigeria and Australia. He studies quantitative modeling and analysis of chemical and biological systems generally, and specifically looks at development of mathematical methods for advancement of mechanistic and system-level understanding of virus and host processes during virus infections using established and culture systems, mathematical modeling and quantitative imaging of infection spread.
Ashley Baltes successfully defended her dissertation The development and optimization of quantitative fluorescent reporters to visualize real-time kinetics of virus-host interactions.
She will remain with the lab for the summer of 2016 and then move to Seattle to pursue a career. Congratulations and best wishes to Ashley in her future endeavors!
Bahar Inankur successfully defended her dissertation
Development of tools to study how virus-host cell interactions influence infection spread.
She is moving to New Jersey to join Bristol-Myers Squibb.
Congratulations and best wishes to Bahar in her future endeavors!
John Yin has been working for years on characterizing virus growth and infection spread with computational models, studying antiviral cellular defense, and battling viruses with new strategies. His leadership in chemical engineering and virology as well as in WID’s Systems Biology theme has made him a prolific researcher. But starting now, Yin is ready to open a new chapter, one that has been on his mind since the beginning of his career: the Origins of Life.
More of this article written by Nolan Lendved for wid.wisc.edu.
On July 18th, John Yin will present the Keynote on Dual-color reporting of virus growth and infection spread for the 2nd Workshop on Virus Dynamics at the Fields Institute, Toronto, Ontario, CA.
Congratulations on Patent US8945486!
The Yin Group is pleased to announce the addition of two new undergraduate assistants. Jason Wan and Jeffrey Beczkiewicz will be joining the lab in January.
Fulya Akpinar successfully defended her dissertation “Quantification and Integration of the Multi-scale Effects of Defective Interfering Particles on Virus Infections” on August 4, 2014.
She is moving to New Jersey to join Bristol-Myers Squibb as a Research Investigator II in Pharmaceutical Chemical Development.
Congratulations and best wishes to Fulya in her future endeavors!
Emily Voigt successfully defended her dissertation “Quantitative studies of host paracrine signaling during viral infections of human lung epithelial cells” on May 14, 2014. She is currently staying with the Yin group through the summer to complete a post-doc project – “Study of virus-cell interactions”.
Congratulations and best wishes to Emily in her future endeavors!