Our laboratory studies the close relationship between a virus and the organism it infects. Our goal is to lead the understanding of how the different components of a virus population affect the infected organism and how this interaction influences how viruses evolve and are maintained in nature.

Read a short story of how the Lopez Lab started HERE

We use a diverse array of techniques and tools to gather an inclusive mechanistic understanding of the processes that result from the interaction of negative sense RNA viruses and the infected organism