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SusanPross

Susan Pross, Ph.D.

Professor, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR MEDICINE
  • In my role of Director of the Scholarly Concentrations Program I am involved in development and assessment of this elective opportunity for student scholarship and individuation.
  • I am a trained immunologist and microbiologist and did research in the field of immunology for many years. More recently, my focus has changed to education. As such I serve as a Course Director in Year 2 and Director of the Scholarly Concentrations Program (SCP). I am also involved in curriculum development and assessment. I have published and run workshops regarding educational issues and have helped mentor students on educational projects.
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JillianWhelan

Jillian Whelan

Graduate Research Assistant, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR MEDICINE
  • I am currently working in a virology lab to determine how respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) nonstructural protein 2 (NS2) interacts with the host to antagonize the interferon response and enhance viral replication. Specifically, I am concentrating on identifying protein-protein interactions between NS2 and the host ubiquitin system, as well as identifying NS2 residues that are essential for its function.
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  • Alzheimer's disease, drug discovery and general Neuroscience
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