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Kathie Walters

Dr. Walters´ research interests are focused on applying functional genomics technologies to study the underlying mechanisms of viral and bacterial pathogenesis, including influenza virus, Hepatitis C virus and Francisella tularensis.

Publications Outside of ISB

Walters, K.A., Syder, A.J., Lederer, S.L., Diamond, D.L., Paeper, B., Rice, C.M. and Katze, M.G. (2009) Genomic analysis reveals a potential role for cell cycle perturbation in HCV-mediated apoptosis of cultured hepatocytes. PLoS Pathog: e1000269. PMID: 19148281

Walters, K.A. and Katze, M.G. (2009) Using high-throughput genomics to study hepatitis C: what determines the outcome of infection? (2009) Antiviral Res:198-208. PMID: 19135090

Katze, M.G., Fornek, J.L., Palermo, R.E., Walters, K.A., and Korth, M.J. (2008) Innate immune modulation by RNA viruses: emerging insights from functional genomics. Nat Rev Immunol: 644-54. PMID: 18654572

Walters, K.A., Joyce, M.A., Thompson, J.C., Smith, M.W., Yeh, M.M., Proll, S, Zhu, Lin-Fu, Gao, T.J., Kneteman, N.M., Tyrrell, D.L., and Katze, M.G. (2006) Host-specific response to HCV infection in the chimeric SCID-beige/Alb-uPA mouse model: role of the innate antiviral immune response. PLOS Pathogens: 591-601. PMID: 16789836

Smith, M.W., Walters, K.A., Korth, M.J., Fitzgibbon, M, Proll, S, Thompson, J.C., Yeh, M.M., Shuhart, M.C., Furlong, J.C., Cox, P.P., Thomas, D.L., Phillips, J.D., Kushner, J.P., Fausto, N, Carithers, R.L. Jr,, and Katze, M.G. (2006) Gene expression patterns that correlate with hepatitis C and early progression to fibrosis in liver transplant recipients. Gastroenterology: 179-87. PMID: 16401481