Dr Svenja Fritzlar

Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Microbiology
Monash University

svenja.fritzlar@monash.edu

Latest News

  • "Mouse Norovirus Infection Arrests Host Cell Translation Uncoupled from the Stress Granule-PKR-eIF2? Axis". mBio (2019)
  • "Downregulation of MHC class I expression by influenza A and B viruses." Frontiers in immunology 10 (2019).
  • "The Microtubule-Associated Innate Immune Sensor GEF-H1 Does Not Influence Mouse Norovirus Replication in Murine Macrophages." Viruses 11.1 (2019): 47.
  • "Mouse Norovirus infection reduces the surface expression of MHC class I proteins and inhibits CD8+ T cell recognition and activation." Journal of virology (2018): JVI-00286.
  • Best poster presentation award, Australasian Virology Society Meeting, Glenelg, (December 2017)

Research Activities

I am interested in host pathogen interactions, specifically how the host counteracts viral infections and how viruses evade the host immune response.

Techniques/Expertise

  • Immunofluorescence microscopy
  • RT-qPCR
  • Reporter assays 
  • Cloning
  • Immunoblot analysis
  • ELISA
  • Flow cytometry
  • Tissue culture

Disease Models

Murine Norovirus (MNV), Influenza A Virus (IAV), West Nile Virus (WNV), Human Cytomegalovirus (HCMV)

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