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Walther Mothes, PhD

Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis; Co-Leader, Cancer Microbiology

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Walther Mothes, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Microbial Pathogenesis

    Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, 295 Congress Avenue

    New Haven, CT, 06519

    United States

Walther Mothes
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Appointments

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 & Training

  • PhD
    Humboldt University of Berlin (1998)
  • BC
    Humboldt University of Berlin (1993)

Activities

  • HIV Research
    Germany; France; United Kingdom; Singapore 2008
    Professor Mothes conducts collaborative work with German, French, British, and Singaporean researchers on HIV virology.

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