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Carlie Aurubin

Carlie Aurubin

Carlie Aurubin, PhD

M3 Student

Faculty Advisor

  • Vera Tarakanova, PhD, Microbiology & Immunology

Locations

  • Medical Scientist Training Program

Contact Information

Education

BS, Biology, Oakwood University, 2014

Research Interests

Virology, immunology & cardiovascular biology

Research Experiences

Medical College of Wisconsin, 2017-2021
Advisor: Vera Tarakanova, PhD
Project: The tale of two receptors: Determining the role of lipoprotein receptors, SR-BI and LDL-R, in gammaherpesvirus infection (F30CA247000)

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2013
Advisor: Biswarup Mukhopadhyay, PhD
Project: Project: Determining the role of Dissimilatory sulfite reductase-like proteins in methanogenic archaea

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2012
Advisor: Edward Collins, PhD
Project: Project: Usage of Antibody Fragments as an imaging and therapy Agent for Pancreatic Beta-Cells in Type 1 Diabetes

Publications

Aurubin CA, Knaack DA, Sahoo D, Tarakanova VL. Low-density lipoprotein receptor (LDL-R) suppresses endogenous cholesterol synthesis pathway to oppose gammaherpesvirus replication in primary macrophages. J Virol. 2021 Jun 9:JVI0064921. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00649-21. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34105999.

Jondle CN, Johnson KE, Aurubin C, Sylvester P, et al. Gammaherpesvirus Usurps Host IL-17 Signaling To Support the Establishment of Chronic Infection. mBio. 2021 Apr 6;12(2):e00566-21. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00566-21. PMID: 33824206; PMCID: PMC8092251.

Johnson KE, Sylvester PA, Jondle CN, Aurubin CA, Tarakanova VL. Interferon Regulatory Factor 3 Supports the Establishment of Chronic Gammaherpesvirus Infection in a Route- and Dose-Dependent Manner. J Virol. 2021 Apr 12;95(9):e02208-20. doi: 10.1128/JVI.02208-20. PMID: 33597211; PMCID: PMC8104109.

Johnson KE*, Aurubin CA*, Jondle CN, Lange PT, Tarakanova VL. Interferon Regulatory Factor 7 Attenuates Chronic Gammaherpesvirus Infection. J Virol. 2020 Nov 23;94(24):e01554-20. doi: 10.1128/JVI.01554-20. PMID: 32967960; PMCID: PMC7925175. *equal-contributors

Meeting Abstracts

Aurubin, C, Knaack, D, Sahoo, D, Tarakanova, V. Low Density Lipoprotein Receptor (LDL-R) suppresses endogenous cholesterol synthesis pathway to oppose gammaherpesvirus replication. Keystone Symposia- Integrating Metabolism and Immunity. (Virtual 2021). Poster

Aurubin, C, Knaack, D, Sahoo, D, Tarakanova, V. Low Density Lipoprotein Receptor (LDL-R) suppresses endogenous cholesterol synthesis pathway to oppose gammaherpesvirus replication. National MD/PhD Conference. (Virtual 2020). Poster

Aurubin, C, Knaack, D, Sahoo, D, Tarakanova, V. The Tale of Two Receptors: Determining the role of lipoprotein receptors, SR-BI and LDL-R, in gammaherpesvirus infection. Immunology Retreat. (Milwaukee, WI 2018). Poster

Aurubin, C, Lange, P, Suazo, K, Distefano, M, Tarakanova, V. Protein prenylation in the context of gammaherpesvirus infection. American Society of Virology. (College Park, Maryland 2019). Poster

Aurubin, C, Lange, P, Suazo, K, Distefano, M, Tarakanova, V. Protein prenylation in the context of gammaherpesvirus infection. Graduate Student Poster Session. (Milwaukee, WI 2018). Poster

Aurubin, C, Lange, P, Suazo, K, Distefano, M, Tarakanova, V. Protein prenylation in the context of gammaherpesvirus infection. Immunology Retreat. (Milwaukee, WI 2018). Talk

General Interests

Science, interacting with people, cooking, reading, singing