Staff Scientist, HIV Dynamics and Replication Prog
Retroviral Replication Laboratory, CCR
National Cancer Institute
United States of America
Dr. Jianbo Chen obtained his Ph.D. in virology at Kagoshima University (Japan) in 1997. He joined Dr. Paul Ahlquist's laboratory in 1997 at the Institute for Molecular Virology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he studied RNA replication and translation of brome mosaic virus. Dr. Chen joined the HIV Drug Resistance Program, National Cancer Institute, as a research fellow in 2002. He was promoted to a staff scientist in 2005.Dr. Chen is interested in understanding the mechanisms of virus replication and interactions of viruses with host cells. He has worked with diverse virus-host systems, from positive-strand RNA viruses to retroviruses and from yeast and plants to mammalian hosts
1) Cellular and molecular biology, 2) RNA viruses and retroviruses, 3) Light microscopy, 4) Live-cell imaging, 5) Image analysis, 6) Retroviral RNA trafficking, 7) RNA packaging, and virus assembly by using live-cell imaging with advanced microscopy and image analysis.