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Paul Bates Department of Microbiology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, USA
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Nathan Vande Burgt Department of Microbiology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, USA
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Luis J. Cocka
  • Department of Microbiology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, USA
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  • 1 Author merit

Education

B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, cum laude with departmental honors
Minor in Sociology, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), Baltimore, MD, 2008

Current position

Ph.D. Candidate, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Publications

  1. Cocka, L. J. and Bates, P. (2012). Identification of alternatively translated Tetherin isoforms with differing antiviral and signaling activities. PLoS Pathog 8(9): e1002931.
  2. Liu, Y., Cocka, L., Okumura, A., Zhang, Y. A., Sunyer, J. O. and Harty, R. N. (2010). Conserved motifs within Ebola and Marburg virus VP40 proteins are important for stability, localization, and subsequent budding of virus-like particles. J Virol 84(5): 2294-2303.
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HIV-1 Virus-like Particle Budding Assay
Authors:  Nathan H Vande Burgt, Luis J Cocka and Paul Bates, date: 07/20/2013, view: 4054, Q&A: 0
Viral replication culminates with the egress of the mature virion from the host cell. This step of the viral life cycle has recently garnered increased attention with the discovery of the cellular restriction factor, Tetherin, which tethers budded ...