Elke Muhlberger, PhD

Associate Professor, Microbiology

Elke Muhlberger
617.358.9153
72 E. Concord St Instructional (L)

Biography

Virologist;
Expert in molecular biology of Marburg and Ebola viruses and other highly pathogenic viruses;
Experienced in BSL4 work;
Focus on virus-host interaction.

Other Positions

  • Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students), Boston University School of Medicine, Division of Graduate Medical Sciences

Education

  • Philipps-Universität Marburg, PhD
  • Philipps-Universität Marburg, MA

Publications

  • Published on 2/16/2018

    McElroy AK, Mühlberger E, Muñoz-Fontela C. Immune barriers of Ebola virus infection. Curr Opin Virol. 2018 Feb; 28:152-160. PMID: 29452995.

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  • Published on 8/12/2017

    Nelson EV, Pacheco JR, Hume AJ, Cressey TN, Deflubé LR, Ruedas JB, Connor JH, Ebihara H, Mühlberger E. An RNA polymerase II-driven Ebola virus minigenome system as an advanced tool for antiviral drug screening. Antiviral Res. 2017 Oct; 146:21-27. PMID: 28807685.

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  • Published on 5/12/2017

    Olejnik J, Forero A, Deflubé LR, Hume AJ, Manhart WA, Nishida A, Marzi A, Katze MG, Ebihara H, Rasmussen AL, Mühlberger E. Ebolaviruses Associated with Differential Pathogenicity Induce Distinct Host Responses in Human Macrophages. J Virol. 2017 Jun 01; 91(11). PMID: 28331091.

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  • Published on 5/11/2017

    Bào Y, Amarasinghe GK, Basler CF, Bavari S, Bukreyev A, Chandran K, Dolnik O, Dye JM, Ebihara H, Formenty P, Hewson R, Kobinger GP, Leroy EM, Mühlberger E, Netesov SV, Patterson JL, Paweska JT, Smither SJ, Takada A, Towner JS, Volchkov VE, Wahl-Jensen V, Kuhn JH. Implementation of Objective PASC-Derived Taxon Demarcation Criteria for Official Classification of Filoviruses. Viruses. 2017 May 11; 9(5). PMID: 28492506.

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  • Published on 4/7/2017

    Amarasinghe GK, Bào Y, Basler CF, Bavari S, Beer M, Bejerman N, Blasdell KR, Bochnowski A, Briese T, Bukreyev A, Calisher CH, Chandran K, Collins PL, Dietzgen RG, Dolnik O, Dürrwald R, Dye JM, Easton AJ, Ebihara H, Fang Q, Formenty P, Fouchier RAM, Ghedin E, Harding RM, Hewson R, Higgins CM, Hong J, Horie M, James AP, Jiang D, Kobinger GP, Kondo H, Kurath G, Lamb RA, Lee B, Leroy EM, Li M, Maisner A, Mühlberger E, Netesov SV, Nowotny N, Patterson JL, Payne SL, Paweska JT, Pearson MN, Randall RE, Revill PA, Rima BK, Rota P, Rubbenstroth D, Schwemmle M, Smither SJ, Song Q, Stone DM, Takada A, Terregino C, Tesh RB, Tomonaga K, Tordo N, Towner JS, Vasilakis N, Volchkov VE, Wahl-Jensen V, Walker PJ, Wang B, Wang D, Wang F, Wang LF, Werren JH, Whitfield AE, Yan Z, Ye G, Kuhn JH. Taxonomy of the order Mononegavirales: update 2017. Arch Virol. 2017 Aug; 162(8):2493-2504. PMID: 28389807.

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  • Published on 1/1/2017

    Olejnik J, Hume AJ, Leung DW, Amarasinghe GK, Basler CF, Mühlberger E. Filovirus Strategies to Escape Antiviral Responses. Curr Top Microbiol Immunol. 2017; 411:293-322. PMID: 28685291.

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  • Published on 1/1/2017

    Brauburger K, Cressey T, Mühlberger E. Nonradioactive Northern Blot Analysis to Detect Ebola Virus Minigenomic mRNA. Methods Mol Biol. 2017; 1628:143-159. PMID: 28573617.

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  • Published on 1/1/2017

    Cressey T, Brauburger K, Mühlberger E. Modeling Ebola Virus Genome Replication and Transcription with Minigenome Systems. Methods Mol Biol. 2017; 1628:79-92. PMID: 28573612.

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  • Published on 7/27/2016

    Nelson EV, Schmidt KM, Deflubé LR, Doganay S, Banadyga L, Olejnik J, Hume AJ, Ryabchikova E, Ebihara H, Kedersha N, Ha T, Mühlberger E. Ebola Virus Does Not Induce Stress Granule Formation during Infection and Sequesters Stress Granule Proteins within Viral Inclusions. J Virol. 2016 Aug 15; 90(16):7268-84. PMID: 27252530.

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  • Published on 7/22/2016

    Hume AJ, Ames J, Rennick LJ, Duprex WP, Marzi A, Tonkiss J, Mühlberger E. Inactivation of RNA Viruses by Gamma Irradiation: A Study on Mitigating Factors. Viruses. 2016 Jul 22; 8(7). PMID: 27455307.

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