Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Laimonis Laimins Lab

Our Lab

The mission of our laboratory is to conduct basic research on human papillomavirus pathogenesis and facilitate the development of effective treatments against cervical cancer.

Recent Publications

Mehta K, Gunasekharan V, Satsuka A, Laimins LA  Human papillomaviruses activate and recruit SMC1 cohesin proteins for the differentiation-dependent life cycle through association with CTCF insulators.  PLoS Pathog  2015 Apr;11(4):e1004763. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1004763

Hong S, Dutta A, Laimins LA  The acetyltransferase Tip60 is a critical regulator of the differentiation-dependent amplification of human papillomaviruses.J Virol  2015 Apr;89(8):4668-75. doi:10.1128/JVI.03455-14

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    Laimonis A Laimins, PhD

    Laimonis A Laimins, PhD
    Chair, Department of Microbiology-Immunology
    Professor in Microbiology-Immunology

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