Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology Faculty

James Weger-Lucarelli, PhD

Research Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology

Education

  • 2015
    PhD, Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Lab of Dr. Jorge Osorio
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Madison, WI
  • 2010
    BS, Medical Microbiology and immunology
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Madison, WI

Research Interests

  • Arbovirus Evolution
  • Emerging arboviruses
  • Host and environmental factors involved in virus transmission/evolution

Professional Experience

  • 2018 – Present
    Research Assistant Professor
    Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2017 – 2018
    Postdoctoral Researcher
    Viral Populations and Pathogenesis, Lab of Dr. Marco Vignuzzi
    Institut Pasteur
    Paris, France
  • 2015 – 2017
    Postdoctoral Researcher
    Department of Microbiology Immunology & Pathology, Lab of Dr. Greg Ebel
    College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
    Colorado State University
    Fort Collins, CO

Professional Memberships

  • American Society for Virology
  • American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

Publications

View James Weger's publications on PubMed.

Honors & Awards

  • 2016
    ACAV Arbovirology Postdoctoral Travel Award
  • 2014
    Parasite and Vector Biology Fellowship, University of Wisconsin
  • 2013
    Global Health Initiative Graduate Student Award, University of Wisconsin