This week’s journal club paper

This Thursday Julie Kaiser from the Surette lab will present the following paper on how a mammalian retrovirus relies on the intestinal microbiota and manages to evade host immune responses and establish infection. The journal club will be held at 3:30pm in HSC 3N50. See you all there.

Kane M, Case LK, Kopaskie K, Kozlova A, MacDearmid C, Chervonsky AV, Golovkina TV (2011) Successful transmission of a retrovirus depends on the commensal microbiota. Science 334:245-9


About Jennifer Stearns

Farncombe Family Chair in Microbial Ecology and Bioinformatics and Assistant Professor at McMaster University
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