Eric DarrahEric Darrah

Research Interest

I am interested in the viral manipulation of host molecular processes and their role in negotiating a chronic infection within the host organism.

Research Advisor: Vera Tarakanova, PhD | Microbiology and Immunology


BS, 2010, The University of Iowa
Major: Biology

Research Experience

The University of Iowa, 2 years
Advisor: Daniel Eberl, PhD

The University of Iowa, 2 years
Advisor: Bridget Lear, PhD


Mboko WP, Mounce BC, Emmer J, Darrah E, Patel SB, Tarakanova VL. Interferon regulatory factor 1 restricts gammaherpesvirus replication in primary immune cells. J Virol. 2014 Jun;88(12):6993-7004

Lear BC, Darrah EJ, Aldrich BT, Gebre S, Scott RL, Nash HA, Allada R. UNC79 and UNC80, putative auxiliary subunits of the NARROW ABDOMEN ion channel, are indispensable for robust circadian locomotor rhythms in Drosophila. PLoS One. 2013 Nov 5;8(11):e78147.