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Meghna Tripathi, B.S.

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


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