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The long-term goal of my laboratory is to understand the molecular basis of pathogenesis of Marek's disease virus (MDV), a potent oncogenic herpesvirus that causes T-cell tumors in chickens. MDV codes for a protein (Meq), which shares significant resemblance with the Jun/Fos family of transcriptional factors. We have shown that this gene plays a critical role in latency and transformation of T-lymphocytes. Understanding the basic mechanism of viral pathogenesis will aid in the development of improved vaccine. We are also interested in other important poultry disease like avian influenza.

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Academic Articles68
Chapters1
  • Schijns, V., van de Zande, S., Lupiani, B., & Reddy, S. M. (2013). Practical Aspects of Poultry Vaccination. Avian Immunology: Second Edition. (pp. 345-362). Elsevier.
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Conference Papers7
Email
sreddy@tamu.edu
First Name
Sanjay
Last Name
Reddy
mailing address
Texas A&M University; Vet Med Pathobiology; 4467 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4467
USA