VIROLOGY RESEARCH

Comparative Viromics of arthropod–borne viruses (Chikungunya, Zika virus, Dengue Fever)

Study location

Study location

Bangkok Thailand

Research Lead

Research Lead

Dr. Kobporn Boonnak and Dr. Dan Streblow

Study Specimens

Study Specimens

Rationale

Why this study is important

More information to come.  Medical students interested in chikungyna research should get in touch with Dr. Justin Denny at dennyj@ohsu.edu

Siriraj and VGTI are leading this work

Study Objective

  1. To understand the contribution of viral genetic polymorphisms to pathogenesis during human infection through the use of viral strains from human samples, genomic sequencing, and viral growth studies in tissue culture