Akira Ono

Akira Ono, PhD

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Accepting new students?
Yes
Trainings and Identities:
Implicit Bias Training, Anti-Racism Training, Intercultural Training, Bystander Training, I am a Rackham Faculty Ally for Diversity and a previous Lead of the DEI Committee for my home department
Research Interests:
virus assembly; virus entry; protein trafficking; protein-RNA interaction; protein-membrane interaction

Our lab studies the relationships between cellular structures and enveloped viruses. We are particularly interested in the roles played by cellular membranes and RNA during the life cycle of HIV-1 and influenza A virus.