Robert J. Visalli

Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne, USA

My background in herpesvirus research is extensive. I have over twenty-five years of research experience in molecular virology, antivirals and vaccines. I have published papers characterizing the role of viral proteins in replication, both in vivo and in vitro and led discovery efforts of antiviral inhibitors via state of the art high throughput screening technology. I also have experience in vaccine development and characterization of novel HSV-2 attenuated vaccine candidates. EDUCATION 1992-1996 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Molecular Virology, Mentor: Dr. Richard J. Courtney, The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, The Pennsylvania State University Medical School, Hershey, PA. 1986-1992 Ph.D., Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Thesis Advisor: Dr. Curtis R. Brandt, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI. 1982-1986 B.S., Microbiology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. PROFEESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS American Society for Virology 2006-Present American Society for Microbiology 2004-Present Indiana Academy of Sciences 2004-Present PROFESSIONAL SERVICE Editorial Board Member, Virology: Research and Treatment, Libertas Academica, 2007-present. Editorial Board Member, Recent Patents on Anti-infective Drug Discovery, Bentham Science Journals, 2005-present. Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Virology, Academic Journals Inc., 2005-present.

Biography Updated on 18 October 2011

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