Jill Pflugheber

Microscopy Specialist / Radiation & Laser Safety Officer Biology Department
Jill Pflugheber

Courses Offered:

Biol 252 Research Methods in Cell Biology (team taught with Mike Temkin) (1.25U)

Biol 391 Scanning Electron Microscopy (0.5U)

Biol 392 Research Methods in Fluorescence and Confocal Microscopy (1.25U)

Research Interests:

I love virology, but don’t currently do virology research.  My current project involves using the confocal microscope to image plants that are sacred to indigenous cultures.

Selected Publications:


J. Pflugheber, S. Casella, J.S. Erlichman, and T. Budd. 2005. Specific Binding of Secondary Antibodies to Neurons in Rat Brainstem Sections. Microsc Microanal 11(Suppl 2), 248

S. Casella, D.J. Schryver, Jr., T. Scott, J. Pflugheber, and K.J. Bodensteiner. 2005. Immunohistochemical Localization of Basement Membrane Proteins in Rat Ovarian Follicles. Microsc Microanal 11(Suppl 2), 108

Pflugheber J, Fredericksen B, Sumpter R Jr, Wang C, Ware F, Sodora DL, Gale M Jr. 2002. Regulation of PKR and IRF-1 during hepatitis C virus RNA replication.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 99(7): 4650-5.

Wang C, Pflugheber J, Sumpter R Jr, Sodora DL, Hui D, Sen GC, Gale M Jr. 2003
Alpha interferon induces distinct translational control programs to suppress hepatitis C virus RNA replication. J Virol. 77(7): 3898-912.

Fredericksen B, Akkaraju GR, Foy E, Wang C, Pflugheber J, Chen ZJ, Gale M Jr. 2002. Activation of the interferon-beta promoter during hepatitis C virus RNA replication. Viral Immunol. 15(1): 29-40.


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