NEWS

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LAB'S SECOND PUBLICATION, IN JOURNAL OF VIROLOGY

February 23, 2021

de Vries M., Mohamed A.S., Prescott R.A., Valero-Jimenez A.M., Desvignes L., O'Connor R., Steppan C., Devlin J.C., Ivanova E., Herrera A., Schinlever A., Loose P., Ruggles K., Koralov S.B., Anderson A.S., Binder J., and Dittmann M. A comparative analysis of SARS-CoV-2 antivirals characterizes 3CLpro inhibitor PF-00835231 as a potential new treatment for COVID-19.J. Virol. 2021. Feb 23

KEATON CROSSE JOINS THE LAB AS POST-DOC

January 2021

Joining from Dr. Karls Helbig's lab in Melbourne, Keaton will work on ELF1's superpowers. We hope the season transition from sunny summer to snowy NYC is not too harsh and are looking forward to working with him.

WORK FEATURED IN GERMANY'S "DER SPIEGEL"

November 11, 2020

The lab's work on SARS-CoV-2 antivirals is featured in Germany's leading weekly magazine, "Der Spiegel

PAIGE LOOSE JOINS THE LAB AS AN ASSISTANT RESEARCH TECHNICIAN

October 2020

We are excited to have Paige Loose join the lab as an Assistant Research Technician. Paige will work with Maren on nano-airways and protease inhibitors, and with Ana on the Elf1 mouse model.

MEIKE PRESENTS AT THE COLUMBIA VIRTUAL COVID-19 SYMPOSIUM

September 23, 2020

Lecture about our work on the 3CLpro inhibitor for inhibition of SARS-CoV-2 can be found here.

AUSTIN SCHINLEVER JOINS THE LAB AS PHD STUDENT

July 2020

In the midst of the pandemic, Austin joins the lab to work on what makes super warrior ELF1 attack. We are very excited!

LUNCH & LEARN:
SARS-COV2

March 2, 2020

Meike presents molecular details of SARS-CoV2 life cycle and tropism for first year medical students.

DITTMANN LAB ESCAPES!

February 20, 2020

The team scored a narrow 58 min escape in the EscapeNYCRoom. We had a lot of fun!

MEIKE GIVES SPOTLIGHT ON FACULTY LECTURE

December 9, 2019

Meike presents the lab's mission and ongoing projects to the NYUMC community.

LAB'S FIRST PUBLICATION IN PLOS PATHOGENS

November 4, 2019

The lab's first paper on the transcription factor ELF1 is now published in PLOS Pathogens.

MEIKE RECEIVES CHRISTINA FLEISCHMANN AWARD

October 20, 2019

Meike receives Christina Fleischmann Award for Young Women Investigators at Cytokines 2019 in Vienna, awarded by the International Cytokine and Interferon Society (ICIS).

RACHEL PRESCOTT JOINS THE LAB AS PHD STUDENT

May 28 , 2019

We are very happy that Rachel picked our lab to work on influenza virus - Staphylococcus aureus co-infections. Rachel will be co-mentored by Meike and by our neighbor Victor Torres.

ANA MAYELA JOINS LAB AS POST DOC

March 18, 2019

We are excited that Ana Mayela Valero-Jimenez is joining the lab to work on the characterization of our Elf1 mouse model.

CLARA WINS BEST PRESENTATION

January 22, 2019

Clara Si wins Best Presentation at the 34th Symposium of Virus-Host Interactions. Congratulations Clara!

CELEBRATING NOTICE OF AWARD FOR R21

January 9, 2019

We received the notice of award for our first R21 today. Looking forward to boost our Rock-Scissors-Virus project hunting for more antiviral SERPINS.

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New York, New York 10016
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