Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences

Derek F Walsh, PhD

Derek F Walsh, PhD

Associate Professor of Microbiology-Immunology

Focus of Work


Research in our laboratory focuses on two aspects of DNA virus biology; 1) Regulation of host signaling and translational control pathways during poxvirus infection 2) Microtubule regulation and function during herpesvirus infection. Please see our lab website for the most update information on our research and our team:


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Education and Certification

  • PhD: Dublin City University, Biotechnology (2000)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Columbia University (2001)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: NYU School of Medicine, New York (2006)



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