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Meghna Tripathi, B.S.

  • Center for Cancer Research
  • National Cancer Institute
HIV Dynamics and Replication Program

RESEARCH SUMMARY

Meghna Tripathi earned her B.S. in molecular and cellular biology from the University of Arizona, where she conducted phylogenetic analysis of HIV-1 vpr sequences in Dr. Nafees Ahmad’s lab.  She is currently working on characterizing the antiviral mechanism of capsid inhibitor 1261 in the HIV-1 replication cycle, which may prove to be a promising potential compound for therapeutics and clinical trials.

Areas of Expertise

1) pathogenesis, 2) virology, 3) microbiology, 4) retroviruses, 5) drug therapy, 6) drug delivery