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James Weger-Lucarelli, PhD

Research Assistant Professor
James Weger-Lucarelli
Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology
VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
205 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

PhD, Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Lab of Dr. Jorge Osorio, 2015
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI

BS, Medical Microbiology and immunology, 2010
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI

  • Arbovirus Evolution
  • Emerging arboviruses
  • Host and environmental factors involved in virus transmission/evolution

2018–present
Research Assistant Professor

Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

2017–2018
Postdoctoral Researcher

Viral Populations and Pathogenesis, Lab of Dr. Marco Vignuzzi
Institut Pasteur
Paris, France

2015–2017
Postdoctoral Researcher

Department of Microbiology Immunology & Pathology, Lab of Dr. Greg Ebel
College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO

  • American Society for Virology
  • American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
  • James Weger's publications on PubMed
  • ACAV Arbovirology Postdoctoral Travel Award, 2016
  • Parasite and Vector Biology Fellowship, University of Wisconsin, 2014
  • Global Health Initiative Graduate Student Award, University of Wisconsin, 2013