Peter John Tattersall PhD

Professor of Laboratory Medicine and of Genetics

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Microbiology | Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development

Office of Student ResearchMolecular VirologyGenetics | Laboratory MedicineMolecular Virology

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Genetics; Parvoviruses; DNA replication; Gene therapy; Oncolytic virus; Vaccines; Vectors; Viral replication and vectors more...


  • Ph.D., University of London, 1971

Selected Publications

  • Mihaylov, I.S., Cotmore, S.F., & Tattersall, P. Complementation for an essential ancillary non-structural protein function across parvovirus genera. Virology. 468-470:226-237, 2014.
  • Li, L., Cotmore, S.F., & Tattersall, P. Parvoviral left-end hairpin ears are essential during infection for establishing a functional intranuclear transcription template and for efficient progeny genome encapsidation. J. Virol. 87:10501-14, 2013.
  • Vollmers, E.M., & Tattersall, P. Distinct host cell fates for human malignant melanoma targeted by oncolytic rodent parvoviruses. Virology, 446:37-48, 2013.



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