Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences

Mojgan H Naghavi, PhD

Mojgan H Naghavi, PhD

Associate Professor of Microbiology-Immunology

Focus of Work


Our research is focused on three main areas: 1. Microtubule regulators and their role in virus infection. 2. The role of the kinesin-1 adaptor protein, FEZ1 in HIV-1 infection. 3. Understanding HIV-1 Infection in the Brain and HIV-Induced Neurodegeneration. Please visit our lab webpage for the most up to date information on our ongoing research:


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Education and Certification

  • PhD: Karolinska Institute, Virology (2001)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Columbia University, Biochemistry (2006)



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