Mothes, Walther H

Associate Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis

Biography

Dr. Mothes studied chemistry (Diploma 1993) and received a Ph.D. in cell biology (1998) for his studies on protein secretion and membrane protein integration at the endoplasmic reticulum under the mentorship of Dr. Tom Rapoport at Harvard Medical School. He worked as a postdoctoral fellow with Dr. John Young and James Cunningham on retroviral entry before he assumed his current position at Yale University in 2001.



Herrmann, Christin

Master Student

Biography

I am happy to be with the Mothes lab for my master thesis and look forward to joining UPenn for my graduate studies.


Li, Fei

Graduate Student in Cell Biology

Biography

I am the first Cell Bio student in the Mothes lab and study the biogenesis of virological synapses and the sorting of viral capsid proteins in polarized cells.


Ma, Xiaochu

Graduate Student in Microbiology


Munro, James B.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Microbial Pathogenesis

Biography

I have a Ph.D. in biophysics and I am thrilled to be able to apply single molecule FRET imaging to various aspects of the HIV life cylce including entry and assembly.


Sewald, Franz Xaver

Postdoctoral Associate in Microbial Pathogenesis

Biography

The Mothes lab thought that it is cool to images retroviruses in HEK293 cells, but the relevance was unclear. Thus, I am happy to report that we can visualize virally infected cells directly in living animals.


Uchil, Pradeep Devappa

Associate Research Scientist in Microbial Pathogenesis

Biography

I am studying the antiviral roles of various TRIM proteins. In addition I will concentrate more on the interface between basic and translational research.



Chan, Wai-Tsing

Consultant in Biotech Industry

Biography

Wai is currently a consultant in the biotech industry.


Cheung, Tina

Biography

Tina is currently in Cambridge UK.


Hinz, Angelika

Graduate Student

Biography

Angelika will be a graduate student in Hannover, Germany.


Jimenez-Soto, Luisa

Postdoc

Biography

Luisa gradutated from the University of Munich and is now a postdoc in Rainer Haas's lab, Munich, Germany.


Jin, Jing

Mothes Lab Member

Biography

Jing is on a leave of absence.


Lehmann, Maik

Group Leader

Biography

Maik is a group leader at Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany.


Lui, Shan

PhD Student

Biography

Shan is PhD student at Yale University.


Luna, Joseph

Graduate Student

Biography

Joe is currently a graduate student at Rockefeller University in New York City. Kudos to Joe for making the website possible.


Pawliczek, Tobias

Patent and Analytical Scientist

Biography

Toby is a patent and analytical scientist at Novartis in Basel, CH.


Quinlan, Brian

Graduate Student

Biography

Brian is a graduate student at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass


Rompf, Maria

Graduate Student

Biography

Maria is currently a gradaute student at the University of Luasanne, CH.


Sherer, Nathan

Assistant Professor

Biography

Nate is Assistant Professor at Madison, Wisconsin.


Siegel, Steven

MD/PhD Student

Biography

Steven is an MD/PhD student at UPenn, PA.


Symington, Jane

MD/PhD Student

Biography

Janey is currently an MD/PhD student at Washington University, St. Louis, MO.


Truong, Rosaline

Biography

Rosaline is now working in New York.


Zheng, Peng

Employee

Biography

Peng graduated in 2013 and is currently working at Bayer in Germany.