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Yogesh Gupta Awarded, 5-year $3.0 million R01 NIH/NIAID Grant to Support His SARS-CoV-2 and RNA Methylation Work.

July 29, 2021

Dr. Yogesh Gupta was awarded a 5-year $3.0 million R01 NIH/NIAID (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) grant to support his SARS-CoV-2 and RNA methylation work. ABSTRACT The massive global pandemic with high morbidity and mortality ma …

Nature Communications: Structural basis of DNA synthesis opposite 8-oxoguanine by human PrimPol primase-polymerase (Gupta)

June 29, 2021

Yogesh Gupta PhD Olga Rechkoblit, Robert E. Johnson, Yogesh K. Gupta, Louise Prakash, Satya Prakash & Aneel K. Aggarwal Abstract PrimPol is a human DNA polymerase-primase that localizes to mitochondria and nucleus and bypasses the major oxidative l …

Texas Public Radio: San Antonio Scientists Uncover One Way The COVID-19 Virus Hides From The Immune System (Gupta)

June 8, 2021

Texas Public Radio | By Bonnie Petrie Published June 7, 2021 at 3:47 PM CDT San Antonio scientists have uncovered one of the disguises used by SARS-CoV-2 — the virus that causes COVID-19 — to hide from the immune system. They are metal ions that everyo …

Texas Standard: We’ve been living with COVID-19 for a long, hard while now. (Gupta + collaborators)

June 7, 2021

Texas Standard Interview: “We’ve been living with COVID-19 for a long, hard while now. But we’re continuing to learn about it: what some Texas researchers say the virus does to hide in your body.”         Click on the image below to …

Nature Communications: Metal ions help COVID-19 virus to disguise itself (Gupta Lab)

June 2, 2021

SAN ANTONIO (June 2, 2021) — Scientists from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (Gupta Lab) and other collaborators have discovered a mechanism by which SARS-CoV-2 exploits changes in metal ion concentrations to disguise itsel …

Shan Qi (Gupta Lab) Receives Hibbs Award for Research Execellence

May 25, 2021

Shan Qi, a 3rd year PhD student in Dr. Yogesh Gupta’s laboratory at Greehey CCRI, received the prestigious Hibbs Award “for Research Excellence is a major award given annually to recognize exemplary achievement and research excellence to a student enro …

Yogesh Gupta,PhD., Invited to Present at Advanced Photon Source of Argonne National Laboratory, COVID-19 Workshop

May 13, 2021

Recently, Greehey CCRI principal investigator, Yogesh Gupta, PhD., was included as an invited speaker with prominent scientists from academia (Ian Wilson, Pamela Bjorkman, and others) and industry (Pfizer and Moderna) at a COVID-19 workshop organized b …

APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED: Greehey CCRI Donald G McEwen, Memorial Summer 2021 Undergraduate Research Program

April 6, 2021

Applications are now being accepted for the Greehey CCRI Undergraduate Summer Internship Program.   The purpose of the Greehey CCRI Undergraduate Summer Internship Program is to allow talented undergraduate students interested in a career in academic r …

Dr. Yogesh Gupta Delivers COVID Presentation to International Society for Stem Cell Research

February 26, 2021

    On February 25, 2021, Dr. Yogesh Gupta delivered an invited talk at the International Society for Stem Cell Research COVID network meeting chaired by Hans-Willem Snoeck. MD, PhD (Columbia Univ.) and Todd McDevitt, PhD (Gladstone Inst., UC …

Argonne National Laboratory: Hide and Seek: Understanding How COVID-19 Evades Detection in a Human Cell (Gupta)

November 3, 2020

BY ANDRE SALLES |OCTOBER 29, 2020 Scientists using the Advanced Photon Source have discovered new insights into the ways the SARS-CoV-2 virus camouflages itself inside the human body. Scientists around the world have been working for months to identify …

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