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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.
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