Michael Buchmeier, Ph.D.


Dr. Buchmeier is a Professor in the Department of Infectious Diseases and Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry. He is also Associate Director of the Center for Virus Research

Research Interests

Professor Buchmeier is interested in the pathogenesis and control of emerging viral infections, the structure and function of viral proteins and glycoproteins, in antiviral drug design, and the mechanisms by which viruses interact with the host during persistent infection. Also of interest are the ways in which viruses contribute to a variety of autoimmune and neurodegenerative diseases.



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