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Kyle R Smith

B.S., 2013, Biology and Psychology, SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
M.A., 2016, Biology, Queens College of the City University of New York
Advisor: Laurie Krug
Email: Kyle.R.Smith@stonybrook.edu

Research Interests

I am interested in studying host pathogen interactions, and the factors that mediate pathogen infection, and the resulting host immune response. In my spare time, I enjoy taking walks outdoors, listening to podcasts, and trying new foods.

Publications

Dong, Q., Smith, K.R., Oldenburg, D.G., Shapiro, M., Schutt, W.R., Malik, L., Plummer, J.B., Mu, Y., MacCarthy, T., White, D.W., McBride, K.M., and Krug, L.T. (2018). Combinatorial loss of the enzymatic activities of viral uracil-DNA glycosylase and viral dUTPase impairs murine gammaherpesvirus pathogenesis and leads to increased recombination-based deletions in the viral genome. MBio 9(5): e01831-18.

Zakeri, Z., Penaloza, C., Smith, K., Ye, Y., and Lockshin, R. (2015). What cell death does in development. International Journal of Developmental Biology 59(1-3): 11-22. PMID: 26374521

Presentations

Nagvenkar, S., Smith, K., Morose, M., and Zakeri, Z. (2015). Sex dimorphic behavior of primary murine macrophage. Sigma Xi Queens College honors Research Society, Queens College of CUNY, Flushing, NY.

Nagvenkar, S., Smith, K., Morose, M., and Zakeri, Z. (2016). Sex dimorphism in primary macrophage cell death and phagocytosis. Sigma Xi Queens College honors Research Society, Queens College of CUNY, Flushing, NY.