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Juliet Morrison, PhD


Juliet Morrison is an Assistant Professor in the Microbiology and Plant Pathology department at UC Riverside. There she researches host-pathogen interactions and teaches on topics pertaining to host responses to human viruses. Her research combines immunological and virological methods with computational analysis to address questions at the host-pathogen interface. After completing her BA in Biology at Bard College, she earned her PhD in Microbiology at Columbia University. After graduate school, she completed postdoctoral fellowships at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and University of Washington.

Since 2018, the Morrison lab has been investigating host responses to important viral pathogens. Her goal is to translate her findings into host-targeted virus therapeutics.

Juliet is from the beautiful island of Jamaica, and speaks English and Jamaican Patois. Her hobbies are urban farming, cooking and travel.
twitter: @JumoDr

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