Marvin A. Brennecke Distinguished Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Head of the Department of Molecular Microbiology

Research interests

The Whelan laboratory studies the biology of negative-strand (NS) RNA viruses, divided between two major areas of focus: Studies of viral gene expression and studies of viral-host cell interactions.

Academic positions

  • Current: Head of the Department of Molecular Microbiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
  • Previous: Professor of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA


1993: PhD, University of Reading, England


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