Fighting viruses

Research by Rachel Roper (Microbiology and Immunology) focuses on developing safe and effective vaccines and drugs to fight viral threats like the poxvirus. She and student K.E. Rehm just published an article describing work on an improved poxvirus vector vaccine platform. The article, “Deletion of the A35 gene from Modified Vaccinia Virus Ankara Increases Immunogenicity and Isotype Switching,”appeared in the journal, Vaccine.