Robert Means PhD

Associate Professor of Pathology; Director of Graduate Admissions, Microbiology Program

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Immunology | Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology

Molecular Virology


Molecular Virology

Research Interests

Viruses; Immune responses; AIDS-associated cancers; KSHV; Adverse pregnancy events; Oncogenesis; Cancer metabolism; Tumor virology; Herpesviruses


  • B.S., Rochester Institute of Technology , 1991
  • Ph.D., Harvard Medical School , 1999

Selected Publication

  • Means, R. E. Characterization of the Herpesvirus saimiri Orf51 protein. Virology. 2004 Aug 15326(1):67-78.
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