Personal StatementBeyond research, I enjoy playing guitar and piano, working out, and traveling. I grew up in the Philadelphia area and attended college at the University of Notre Dame.
Research StatementI am a 4th year graduate student at BIOMED interested in exploring how HIV-1 genetic variation influences and is affected by HIV disease progression. I am exploring this relationship through multiple projects that utilize and explore HIV sequence data in the context of various clinical parameters.
Projects HIV-1 Tat genetic variation affects NeuroAIDS
Publications Antell G, Nonnemacher M, Pirrone V, and Wigdahl B. Role of Retrovirus-Induced Transactivator Proteins in Neuroinflammatory Disease. Neuroinflammation and Neurodegeneration. 2014, pp 355-385