04/20/17 - The 10th Annual Child Health Research Career Development (K12) Center Lecture: “Infidelity is Bad for Coronavirus Relationships: Targeting Proofreading for Therapeutics”

Mark R. Denison, M.D.,
Craig-Weaver Professor of Pediatrics
Professor of Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology 
Interim Division Director of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee

Brief Summary of Lecture: 

Discussion of the determinants of emergence of zoonotic RNA viruses will be the focus of Dr. Dension's presentation. He will also discuss candidate antiviral nucleosides and mechanisms of action across coronaviruses, and learners will gain to understand novel proofreading activities of coronaviruses as targers for inhibition. 

Start Date: April 20
End Date: April 20
Time: 8-9 a.m.


  • John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center

    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Floor 3 Conference Center
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224