Sebla B. Kutluay, Ph. D.

Principal Investigator
Molecular Microbiology and Microbial Pathogenesis Program
Immunology Program
Computational and Systems Biology Program

Office: Room 8220, McDonnell Pediatrics Research Building
Phone: 314-747-8908

Maritza Puray Chavez

Postdoctoral fellow

Maritza is working on identifying novel mechanisms at the HIV-1-host interface.



Christian Shema Mugisha

DBBS Graduate student

Christian is investigating how manipulation of the HIV-1 capsid lattice leads to mislocalization of HIV-1 vRNPs.



Hung (Kyle) Vuong

DBBS Graduate Student

Kyle is investigating the RNA-binding properties of numerous antiviral host proteins and ISGs.



Jenna E. Eschbach

DBBS Graduate Student

Jenna is investigating the HIV-1 sensing pathways in virus replication.



Dana Q. Lawson

Research Associate

Dana Q. is investigating the novel role of HIV-1 integrase protein in particle maturation.



Keanu Davis

Research technician II

Keanu is investigating how retroviruses selectively package two copies of their RNA genomes.




Michaela Madison (Research Technician): University of Missouri School of Veterinary Medicine.

Dana Townsend (Research Technician): Currently a research tech at University of Washington.

Jenna Eschbach (Research Technician):  Graduate student at Washington University in STL.

Kasyap Tenneti (Research Technician): MD/PhD candidate at Rutgers University.

Kacie Warshowsky (Research Technician): University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine