Scripps Florida Scientist and Zika Expert Hyeryun Choe Available for Interviews

Article ID: 647013

Released: 29-Jan-2016 1:05 PM EST

Source Newsroom: Scripps Research Institute

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    Hyeryun Choe is a virologist at the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute.

Newswise — Virologist Hyeryun Choe, an associate professor on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), is available to speak about the Zika virus. Dr. Choe is an expert on viruses, particularly their entry into cells, an important part of the infection process. She is currently researching Zika virus, as well as a range of other viral infections including Dengue fever, HIV and SARS.

For more information on Dr. Choe, see her Scripps Research Institute faculty biosketch page and the articles, “Study Reveals Potential Treatment for Life-Threatening Viral Infections" and “Team Awarded $2.3 Million to Study Dengue Fever and Related Viruses."


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