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Rebekah Mokry

Rebekah Mokry_Academic Profile

Rebekah Mokry

Graduate Student

Locations

  • Microbiology & Immunology

Contact Information

Biography

Mentor: Scott Terhune, PhD
Year Entered MCW: 2016
Previous Education: BS, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI, 2016; BA, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI, 2016

Research Interests

Human cytomegalovirus manipulation of cellular processes
"I became interested in virology during my rotation in the Terhune Laboratory. After I began to understand the complex cellular pathways manipulated by human cytomegalovirus during infection, I began to appreciate how identifying key players in these pathways can lead to the production of therapies to combat the virus. Our lab focuses on identifying molecular mechanisms of viral infection. Currently, I am interested in examining viral protein post translation modifications and the downstream effects of these modifications within the cell."