Amith Punyala

Program: Molecular Microbiology and Microbial Pathogenesis

Current advisor: Rotating in the lab of Sean P. J. Whelan, PhD

Undergraduate university: Cornell University

Research summary
This past summer, I worked in the lab of Dr. Sean Whelan, where I probed the host factors necessary for the entry and infection of Bourbon virus, a single-stranded negative-sense RNA virus that causes severe hemorrhagic fever in humans.

Graduate publications