Jonathan Leis is a leader in the field of replication of retroviruses. His laboratory has played important roles in defining the mechanisms of reverse transcription, viral DNA integration, proteolytic processing, and virus assembly. He also created the nomenclature used to describe retrovirus specific proteins. He is a Professor of Microbiology & Immunology and former Executive Associate Dean for Research for the Feinberg School of Medicine. He has published 127 peer review manuscripts including many in Nature Communications, Cell, Science, and Proceedings National Academy of Sciences. He has served on many editorial boards and state, national, and international study sections.
Preventing Enveloped Virus Release from Cells by Targeting Budding Complexes