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Glaunsinger To Deliver Khoury Lecture, Mar. 29

Dr. Britt Glaunsinger
Dr. Britt Glaunsinger

Dr. Britt Glaunsinger, a noted expert in oncogenic herpesviruses, will deliver the annual George Khoury Lecture on Mar. 29 at 2 p.m. ET. Titled “Controlling the Message: Viral Manipulation of the Gene Expression Landscape,” the talk will be held in person in Lipsett Amphitheater, Bldg. 10, and online at

Part of the Wednesday Afternoon Lecture Series (WALS), the event honors the memory of the late Khoury, past chief of the NCI Laboratory of Molecular Virology, highly regarded as a superb scientist and caring mentor. 

Glaunsinger is a professor of molecular and cell biology at University of California, Berkeley, and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator. She studies how viruses interface with infected cells and how they can hijack cellular machinery for their own use. Her research has revealed how virus-host interactions can have unexpected consequences for gene expression, providing insight into both virus and host biology.

Continuing Medical Education credits will be available. More information about WALS is posted at:—Diana Gomez

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