Undergraduate researcher Gabrielle Paniccia graduates with Honors in Biochemistry. Gabrielle worked three and a half semesters in Dr. Laurie Krug's laboratory on the development of a CRISPR-Cas9 system to block gammaherpesvirus replication. She received numerous awards including a National Science Foundation Fellowship, the Irwin Oster Award in Genetics, and the Provost Award for Academic Excellence and was a member of the SBU chapter of Women in Science and Education (WISE). Gabrielle is continuing her studies as a graduate student at Rockefeller University this coming fall.
Research performed by Matthew Simons, a graduate student in Erich Mackow's laboratory, on the regulation of interferon β production by the Andes virus nucleocapsid protein and published in the May 2019 issue of the Journal of Virology was selected as an article of significant interest by the editors.