The purpose of the Administrative Core is to provide the administrative support needed for the design and implementation of this program project. The Administrative Core will facilitate the interactions between the different program projects to ensure optimal communication, planning, data sharing and fiscal accounting.
The Specific Aims of the Core will be to provide fiscall oversight and overall management and coordination of the Program, ensure proper internal and external communications, establish and facilitate scientific review and planning, provide opportunities for training and career development, and develop, provide statistical consulting and oversee data and resource sharing. The Core will provide the staff support needed to administer the overall expenses for each of the separate projects and cores, and to insure fiscal responsibility. The Administrative Core will also assist in IRB application submissions and clinical trials reporting, report preparation, publication submissions, research and resource sharing, coordination of Internal Scientific Advisory Committee meetings, preparation of reports for the External Scientific Experts Group, and Internal Investigator meetings, and arranging scientific seminars and other communications between the investigators and the local research community.
The Kaposi's sarcoma (KS)-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) is the cause of KS and two other AIDS-related malignancies. KS is the most common oral tumor associated with HIV/AIDS and is one of the most common pediatric and adult tumors in Sub-Saharan Africa. This project will investigate the immune control, activation, transmission and pathogenesis of KSHV in order to develop effective vaccines and therapeutics for this devastating viral pathogen.
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|DiMaio, Terri A; Wentz, Breanna L; Lagunoff, Michael (2016) Isolation and characterization of circulating lymphatic endothelial colony forming cells. Exp Cell Res 340:159-69|
|Lagunoff, Michael (2016) Activation of cellular metabolism during latent Kaposi's Sarcoma herpesvirus infection. Curr Opin Virol 19:45-9|
|Sanchez, Erica L; Lagunoff, Michael (2015) Viral activation of cellular metabolism. Virology 479-480:609-18|
|Fontaine, Krystal A; Sanchez, Erica L; Camarda, Roman et al. (2015) Dengue virus induces and requires glycolysis for optimal replication. J Virol 89:2358-66|
|Bruce, A Gregory; Thouless, Margaret E; Haines, Anthony S et al. (2015) Complete genome sequence of Pig-tailed macaque rhadinovirus 2 and its evolutionary relationship with rhesus macaque rhadinovirus and human herpesvirus 8/Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus. J Virol 89:3888-909|
|DiMaio, Terri A; Gutierrez, Kimberley D; Lagunoff, Michael (2014) Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus downregulates transforming growth factor Î²2 to promote enhanced stability of capillary-like tube formation. J Virol 88:14301-9|
|Fontaine, Krystal A; Camarda, Roman; Lagunoff, Michael (2014) Vaccinia virus requires glutamine but not glucose for efficient replication. J Virol 88:4366-74|
|Staheli, Jeannette P; Dyen, Michael R; Lewis, Patrick et al. (2014) Discovery and biological characterization of two novel pig-tailed macaque homologs of HHV-6 and HHV-7. Virology 471-473:126-40|
|Stockinger, Diane E; Fong, Derek L; Vogel, Keith W et al. (2014) Oral squamous cell carcinoma in a pigtailed macaque (Macaca nemestrina). Comp Med 64:234-9|
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