Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Rebecca Craven, MS, PhD

Rebecca Craven, MS, PhD

Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Scientific Program:Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis
rcc6@psu.edu

Research Interests

  • Rous sarcoma virus
  • Capsid
  • Capsid Proteins
  • gag Gene Products
  • Retroviridae
  • Virion
  • Proteins
  • Mutation
  • Viruses
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Amino Acids
  • Virus Assembly

Recent Publications

2018

Carmichael, JC, Yokota, H, Craven, R, Schmitt, AP & Wills, J 2018, 'The HSV-1 mechanisms of cell-to-cell spread and fusion are critically dependent on host PTP1B', PLoS Pathogens, vol. 14, no. 5, e1007054. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1007054

2017

Jeon, J, Qiao, X, Hung, I, Mitra, AK, Desfosses, A, Huang, D, Gorkov, PL, Craven, R, Kingston, RL, Gan, Z, Zhu, F & Chen, B 2017, 'Structural model of the tubular assembly of the rous sarcoma virus capsid protein' Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 139, no. 5, pp. 2006-2013. https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.6b11939

2016

Heyrana, KJ, Goh, BC, Perilla, JR, Nguyen, TLN, England, MR, Bewley, M, Schulten, K & Craven, R 2016, 'Contributions of charged residues in structurally dynamic capsid surface loops to Rous sarcoma virus assembly', Journal of virology, vol. 90, no. 12, pp. 5700-5714. https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.00378-16

2015

Goh, BC, Perilla, JR, England, MR, Heyrana, KJ, Craven, R & Schulten, K 2015, 'Atomic Modeling of an Immature Retroviral Lattice Using Molecular Dynamics and Mutagenesis' Structure, vol. 23, no. 8, 3201, pp. 1414-1425. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.str.2015.05.017

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