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Virus Imaging - AAV2

Dr. Mavis McKenna’s lab, collaborators published in Nature Communications

Published: Sep 20th, 2018

Researchers from Dr. Mavis Agbandje-McKenna’s laboratory at UF and the Salk Institute have obtained an unprecedented view of a gene-delivery virus, paving the way for further development of improved gene therapies.

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Biochemistry researchers target brain cell disorder

Published: Feb 2nd, 2018

Asparagine synthetasedeficiency (ASD) keeps brain cells from developing and growing normally. It causes children to have small heads and brains, and epilepsy-like seizures. Now Biochemistry and Molecular Biology researchers are using patient cells to learn more about ASD.

Article published and highlighted in Journal of Virology

Published: Nov 9th, 2017

Dr. Mario Mietzsch, postdoc, and Dr. Mavis Agbandje-McKenna’s article titled, Structural Insights into Human Bocaparvoviruses, was published and highlighted in the Journal of Virology

Altered virus may expand patient recruitment in human gene therapy trials

Published: Jul 20th, 2017

Biochemistry Professor, Dr. Mavis Agbandje-McKenna in collaboration with Dr. Aravind Asokan, associate professor in the department of genetics at the University of North Carolina, have found a solution that may allow it to evade the body’s normal immune response.