Melissa Rudy is a Research Associate in the Sabeti lab investigating host-viral interactions during Ebola virus infection. Her current projects also include metagenomic sequencing of SARS-CoV2. Melissa has a B.A. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Boston University. There, she was a member of Carmela Abraham’s lab where she studied the role of an anti-aging protein, Klotho, in Alzheimer’s disease and the normal aging brain. She is broadly interested in combining experimental and computational methods to investigate elusive cellular mechanisms involved in disease progression and the development of novel therapeutics for dismal diseases.
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