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, Graduate Medical Sciences

Education

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

Publications

  • Published on 9/26/2018

    Olsen ME, Cressey TN, Mühlberger E, Connor JH. Differential Mechanisms for the Involvement of Polyamines and Hypusinated eIF5A in Ebola Virus Gene Expression. J Virol. 2018 Oct 15; 92(20). PMID: 30045993.

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  • Published on 9/4/2018

    Manhart WA, Pacheco JR, Hume AJ, Cressey TN, Deflubé LR, Mühlberger E. A Chimeric Lloviu Virus Minigenome System Reveals that the Bat-Derived Filovirus Replicates More Similarly to Ebolaviruses than Marburgviruses. Cell Rep. 2018 Sep 04; 24(10):2573-2580.e4. PMID: 30184492.

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  • Published on 8/28/2018

    Hume A, Mühlberger E. Marburg Virus Viral Protein 35 Inhibits Protein Kinase R Activation in a Cell Type-Specific Manner. J Infect Dis. 2018 Aug 28. PMID: 30165526.

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  • Published on 4/26/2018

    Pavlovich SS, Lovett SP, Koroleva G, Guito JC, Arnold CE, Nagle ER, Kulcsar K, Lee A, Thibaud-Nissen F, Hume AJ, Mühlberger E, Uebelhoer LS, Towner JS, Rabadan R, Sanchez-Lockhart M, Kepler TB, Palacios G. The Egyptian Rousette Genome Reveals Unexpected Features of Bat Antiviral Immunity. Cell. 2018 May 17; 173(5):1098-1110.e18. PMID: 29706541.

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  • Published on 4/11/2018

    Amarasinghe GK, Aréchiga Ceballos NG, Banyard AC, Basler CF, Bavari S, Bennett AJ, Blasdell KR, Briese T, Bukreyev A, Caì Y, Calisher CH, Campos Lawson C, Chandran K, Chapman CA, Chiu CY, Choi KS, Collins PL, Dietzgen RG, Dolja VV, Dolnik O, Domier LL, Dürrwald R, Dye JM, Easton AJ, Ebihara H, Echevarría JE, Fooks AR, Formenty PBH, Fouchier RAM, Freuling CM, Ghedin E, Goldberg TL, Hewson R, Horie M, Hyndman TH, Jiang D, Kityo R, Kobinger GP, Kondo H, Koonin EV, Krupovic M, Kurath G, Lamb RA, Lee B, Leroy EM, Maes P, Maisner A, Marston DA, Mor SK, Müller T, Mühlberger E, Ramírez VMN, Netesov SV, Ng TFF, Nowotny N, Palacios G, Patterson JL, Paweska JT, Payne SL, Prieto K, Rima BK, Rota P, Rubbenstroth D, Schwemmle M, Siddell S, Smither SJ, Song Q, Song T, Stenglein MD, Stone DM, Takada A, Tesh RB, Thomazelli LM, Tomonaga K, Tordo N, Towner JS, Vasilakis N, Vázquez-Morón S, Verdugo C, Volchkov VE, Wahl V, Walker PJ, Wang D, Wang LF, Wellehan JFX, Wiley MR, Whitfield AE, Wolf YI, Yè G, Zhang YZ, Kuhn JH. Taxonomy of the order Mononegavirales: update 2018. Arch Virol. 2018 Aug; 163(8):2283-2294. PMID: 29637429.

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  • 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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