Katie Willard

MGM Graduate Student (2018)Katie Willard
Luftig Lab
0045 CARL, 3054 DUMC
Durham, NC 27710
Phone: 919-668-3123
Fax: 919-684-2790


Research Interest: Molecular virology

Personal Interests: I enjoy anything outdoors! Hiking, camping, kayaking, gardening… I also love spending time with my pets.


Publications List:

Willard KA, Demakovsky L, Tesla B, Goodfellow FT, Stice SL, Murdock CC, Brindley MA. Zika virus exhibits lineage-specific phenotypes in cell culture, in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, and in an embryo model. Viruses. 2017. doi:10.3390/v9120383.

Willard KA, Elling C, Stice SL, Brindley MA. The oxysterol 7-ketocholesterol inhibits Zika virus replication in Vero cells and human neurons. (Being prepared for Viruses)

Willard KA, Alston JT, Acciani MD, Brindley MA. Identification of residues in Lassa virus glycoprotein subunit 2 that are critical for protein function and viral entry. (Being prepared for Pathogens)