Walther H Mothes PhD

Associate Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis


Departments & Organizations

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

Molecular Virology

Microbial Pathogenesis: Mothes Lab

Molecular Virology

Biography

Dr. Mothes studied chemistry (Diploma 1993) and received a Ph.D. in cell biology (Humboldt-University Berlin, 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 started his own laboratory at Yale University in 2001. Dr. Mothes was promoted to Associate Professor in 2007 and received Tenure in 2011.


Education

  • B.C., Humboldt University of Berlin , 1993
  • Ph.D., Humboldt University of Berlin , 1998

Selected Publication

  • Jin J., Li F., and Mothes W. (2011). Viral determinants of polarized assembly of the murine leukemia virus. J. Virol. 85(15):7672-82.