Olga S. Latinovic
University of Maryland
Dr. Olga S. Latinovic is an assistant professor working at the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) led by Robert C. Gallo, M.D. at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD, USA. Her research focus is on developing novel antiviral therapy strategies using various HIV entry inhibitors, with a particular focus in understanding antiviral synergistic activity and its mechanism between CCR5 antagonists and CCR5 antibodies extensively collaborating with Dr. Robert R. Redfield, MD. Dr. Latinovic wrote the book Micromechanics and Structure of Soft and Biological Materials, and published by Verlag Dr. Muller in 2010, and co-authored the book Handbook of Photonics for Biomedical Engineering published by Springer-Verlag in 2016. Dr. Latinovic lectures Virus Entry course for the grad students at the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine.