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Kevin Coombs PhD

Currently Not Accepting Students.

Current Position

Professor, Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba; Assistant Dean Research, College of Medicine, U of M; Adjunct Professor, Physiology, U of M; Adjunct Professor, Microbiology, Faculty of Science, U of M; Scientist, CHRIM


1978 BA, State University College, Geneseo, NY
1982 MA, University of Texas, Austin, TX
1986 PhD, University of Texas, Austin, TX

Research Focus:

To delineate the protein and nucleic acid interactions in nucleoprotein complexes; how these interactions change as a result of, and in turn, are modulated by, conformational transitions that occur during assembly and disassembly; how these processes in virus infections contribute to pathogenesis; and how the host cell Proteome is affected by virus infection.