DGanemDon Ganem, MD
Infectious Diseases
Emeryville, California, United States

Don Ganem is a virologist whose past work has centered around the replication and pathogenesis of hepatitis B viruses and herpesviruses. While he is no longer directly mentoring postdocs in these areas, he is available to serve as a co-mentor on postdoctoral projects undertaken with any of the virologists listed on this site. This comentorship can include direct input on experimental design, critiques of oral presentations and manuscripts, advice on academic or biotech careers, and, where appropriate, letters of recommendation. Ganem is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a past President of the American Society for Virology.

Selected Publications

A Unique Herpesviral Transcriptional Program in KSHV-Infected Lymphatic Endothelial Cells Leads to mTORC1 Activation and Rapamycin Sensitivity.
Chang HH, Ganem D. 2013.
Cell Host Microbe. 2013 Apr 17;13(4):429-40.

Identification of a previously undescribed divergent virus from the Flaviviridae family in an outbreak of equine serum hepatitis.
Chandriani S, Skewes-Cox P, Zhong W, Ganem DE, Divers TJ, Van Blaricum AJ, Tennant BC, Kistler AL. 2013.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Apr 9;110(15):E1407-15.

Active lytic infection of human primary tonsillar B cells by KSHV and its noncytolytic control by activated CD4+ T cells.
Myoung J, Ganem D. 2011.
J Clin Invest. 2011 Mar;121(3):1130-40.

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