Zachary Watson


 

Advanced Concentration

Genetics

Mentor

David C. Bloom, Ph.D.  

Department

Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

Enrolled 

August 2006

Lab Room

R2-273

Lab Phone

392-7367

E-mail

levis501@ufl.edu

Education

B.S., University of North Florida - Biology

Dissertation Research

Differentiating between LAT transcription and the LAT RNA itself in regulating HSV-1 latency

Publications

Zeier Z, Aguilar JS, Lopez CM, Devi-Rao GB, Watson ZL, Baker HV, Wagner EK, Bloom DC. A limited innate immune response is induced by a replication-defective herpes simplex virus vector following delivery to the murine central nervous system.  J. Neurovirol.  Dec. 2009, Vol. 15, p. 411-424  abstract

Abstracts Presented at Meetings

Z.L. Watson, D.C. Bloom, S.S. Tuli, A.S. Lewin, and G.S. Schultz. Inoculation with a Non-replicating Herpes Simplex Virus Vector Confers Protection from Wild-type HSV. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2008 Annual Meeting.  Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Honors & Awards
Dr. Linton E. Grinter College of Medicine Graduate School Fellowship, 2006-2009.

NIH T32 Training Grant in Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2008-2010


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