Luiza Mendonca

Project Title: 
Structural Virology

The Mendonça Lab studies how viruses such as HIV-1 and SARS-CoV-2 subvert host cellular pathways to replicate and to transmit between susceptible cells. The researchers use integrative imaging approaches that include state-of-the-art techniques like cryoelectron microscopy and tomography (cryoEM/ET), cryo focused ion beam and scanning electron microscopy (cryoFIB/SEM), and correlative light and electron microscopy (CLEM). By doing so, they can reveal novel molecular weak links that can be exploited to fight viral diseases.

Project Investigators

Jacob Jensen
Thomas Lidahl
Luiza Mendonca
Marcela Sabino Cunha PhD
Noah Weber
 
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