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We welcome rotation student Ali to the lab!

Mar. 4, 2023—Lab lunch farewell to Komal, and welcome Ali to join the Ren lab!

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Our work on SARS-CoV-2 Nsp1 features on MyVU!

Feb. 17, 2021—SARS-CoV-2 protein blocks an essential step in host gene expression, new discovery finds  

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Yi has been recognized as Dean’s Faculty Fellow! We are very grateful with the support!

Feb. 17, 2021—Dean’s Faculty Fellows program recognizes Neuert, Ren  

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SARS-CoV-2 shares a similar character with influenza. Check out our collaborative work on Nsp1 published in Science Advances!

Feb. 5, 2021—Nsp1 protein of SARS-CoV-2 disrupts the mRNA export machinery to inhibit host gene expression https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/7/6/eabe7386

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Our work on SARS-CoV-2 Orf6 features on Vanderbilt news!

Nov. 9, 2020—Vanderbilt biologist uses rabies-like virus to illuminate how SARS-CoV-2 blocks immune response

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Our team features on MyVU! We are very grateful with all the support!

Nov. 6, 2020—Ren’s lab advances SARS-CoV-2 research and prioritizes safety during Research Ramp-up

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Congratulations Mei for his findings published in PNAS! A wonderful collaborative work on elucidating how SARS-CoV-2 hijacks Nup98 to antagonize interferon signaling!

Oct. 24, 2020—We previously revealed the mechanism of how vesicular stomatitis virus hijacks Nup98 to block host gene expression. Our most recent work published in PNAS shows that SARS-CoV-2 utilizes a similar strategy to target Nup98 in order to block interferon signaling.

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