Student: Aziza Jefferson
School: Rutgers University, Mathematics Department
Email: ajeffer@dimax.rutgers.edu
Research Areas: Virology
Tiling Theory
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Stanley M. Dunn, Biomedical Engineering Department

Project Description

The purpose of this project is to examine the capsid structure of viruses and determine if all combinations of the protines in the capsid can be determined mathematicly.

Developments

As of now we have narrowed the scope of viruses and have decided to focus on the new virus Ebola.

First Presentation

The first presentation was given June 24, 2005. To access the powerpoint presentation please click here

Final Presentation

The final presentation was given on July 21, 2005. To access the powerpoint presentation please click here

Project Title

Testing Models of Virus Capsids Using Emerging and Re-Emerging Viruses