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

Hong, S., Li, Y., Kaminski, P., Andrade, J., and Laimins, L.A. Pathogenesis of human papillomaviruses requires the ATR/p62 autophagy-related pathway. mBio. 2020 Aug 12;11(4):e01628-20. doi: 10.1128/mBio.01628-20.

Kaminski P, Hong S, Kono T, Hoover P, Laimins L. 1. Topoisomerase 2β Induces DNA Breaks To Regulate Human Papillomavirus ReplicationmBio. 2021 Feb 9;12(1):e00005-21. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00005-21.

Gusho, E. Laimins L. Human Papillomaviruses Target the DNA Damage Repair and Innate Immune Response Pathways to Allow for Persistent Infection. Viruses 2021-1299070; doi: 10.3390/v13071390.

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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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