Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Mojgan Naghavi Lab

About Our Lab

Our lab aims to understand the molecular basis behind how microtubules, regulators of microtubule dynamics and microtubule motor proteins function to enable HIV-1 movement to and from the nucleus.

Recent Publications

Malikov V, da Silva ES, Jovasevic V, Bennett G, de Souza Aranha Vieira DA, Schulte B, Diaz-Griffero F, Walsh D, Naghavi MH  HIV-1 capsids bind and exploit the kinesin-1 adaptor FEZ1 for inward movement to the nucleus.  Nat Commun PubMed:25818806

Naghavi MH  Stable microtubule subsets facilitate early HIV-1 infection.AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses PubMed:24588578

Sabo Y, Walsh D, Barry DS, Tinaztepe S, de Los Santos K, Goff SP, Gundersen GG, Naghavi MH  HIV-1 induces the formation of stable microtubules to enhance early infection.Cell Host Microbe PubMed:24237699

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Mojgan Naghavi, PhD

Mojgan Naghavi, PhD
Associate Professor in Microbiology-Immunology

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