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