March 2, 2018

Our first research publication of 2018 (and first Zika virus study!!!) is hot off the presses!! Check out Mike's work developing a method to image Zika virus infection in real time! You can see it online here. Congratulations Mike on a job very well done.

March 1, 2018

Horner Lab undergrads are moving on to big things!! Congratulations to former undergraduate researcher and current lab technician, Kevin, on his acceptance into medical school at Albert Einstein University and to our undergraduate, Sydney, on her acceptance into Harvard to pursue her PhD. We are so proud of both of them!! We'll be sad to see you go in a few months but are so excited for what lies ahead of you!! 

February 1, 2018

Horner Lab graduate student, Allison, was awarded a NIAID Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (F31). This award will support her research defining novel regulatory controls of hepatitis C virus envelopment. Congrats, Allison!!


December 8, 2017

This past Friday, our undergraduate student, Dillon Fernando, presented a poster of his undergraduate research thesis. He did a great job and we are really proud of all the hard work he has put in over the years. Good work Dillon and good luck in your future! We will miss having you in the lab!

November 15, 2017

The Horner lab is welcoming our third postdoctoral fellow today, Graham Williams. Graham joins us from WashU in St. Louis. We're excited to have you here and see all of the great work you do!

September 26, 2017

Congratulations to Dia! Dia has been awarded the American Cancer Society postdoctoral fellowship. Her three years of funding will begin in January 2018. 

September 20, 2017

Stacy and graduate student, Allison, had a great time at the 2017 HCV meeting. Allison presented her work on HCV envelopment and we got to hang out on beautiful Cape Cod. Can't wait for next year's meeting in Dublin!

September 2, 2017

Happy 4th Birthday to the Horner Lab! Our lab has grown so much over these past years - while not everyone is pictured here, we now have 5 graduate students, 2 post-docs, 2 undergraduate students and 2 lab technicians! We had a great time celebrating with some popsicles from a Durham favorite, Locopops!

August 30, 2017

Congratulations to Christine on receiving the Burroughs Wellcome Fund Graduate Diversity Enrichment Program Award. What an awesome accomplishment!!

August 9, 2017

Mike McFadden become the Horner Lab's 4th PhD Candidate! Congratulation on passing your preliminary exam, Mike!

July 25, 2017

Nandan was awarded the American Heart Association predoctoral fellowship! Congratualtions, Nandan!

July 17, 2017

We are very excited to welcome Madhu, our second postdoc, to the lab! We are so happy to have her here and can't wait for great times and great science!

June 25, 2017

The Horner Lab had the best time at ASV 2017 in Madison, Wisconsin this past week! Stacy was honored as a 2017 Ann Palmenberg Young Investigator. We are very proud!

Additionally, postdoc, Dia and graduate students, Christine and Allison, gave awesome talks on their work and Nandan did a great job sharing his poster! Thanks for an awesome week of networking and science, ASV!

June 1, 2017

More new people! The Horner Lab is excited to have former lab undergraduate, Kevin Labagnara, now on as a Research Technician for the next year, and to welcome a summer undergraduate student from University of San Diego, Sirena Tran! 

May 15, 2017

Stacy, Nandan and Christine attending the Gordon Research Conference on Viruses and Cells this week in beautiful Italy! Christine and Nandan presented posters. What an amazing conference with so much great science! Already counting down the days till the next one. 

May 14, 2017

Stacy received a 2017 Burroughs Wellcome Fund award! What an amazing accomplishment!! We are very excited about all of the exciting science that this award will make possible in the lab!

April 1, 2017

The Horner Lab is growing! We are excited to welcome two new members to the lab - our new laboratory manager, Moonhee Park and a new MGM graduate student, Matthew Sacco. Can't wait to see what great work they do!

December 3, 2016

Happy Holidays from the Horner Lab!! Here's hoping that the new year brings lots of great science and more fun times like this one!

November 9, 2016

Our recent publication, "N6-Methyladenosine in Flaviviridae Viral RNA Genomes Regulates Infection" was featured on the cover of Cell Host & Microbe! Check it out! (special thanks to our personal lab designer - Falguni Gokhale for her help with the design!)

October 11, 2016

Stacy and Graduate Student, Nandan, attended the 23rd International Symposium on HCV and Related Viruses in Kyoto, Japan! Here is them hanging out with the meeting mascot, Yuru-Chara!