Adriano Mendes

Degrees:

B.Sc. Rhodes University, Grahamstown, EC, South Africa

M.Sc. Rhodes University, Grahamstown, EC, South Africa

Publications:

Mendes, A., Vlok, M., Short, J.R., Matsui, T. and R.A. Dorrington. An encapsidated viralprotein and its role in RNA packaging by a non-enveloped animal RNA virus. 2015. Virology. 476, 323 – 333.

Presentations:

Adriano Mendes, James Short and Rosemary Dorrington. Oral Presentation Workshop 34 – "RNA packaging by tetravirus particles is mediated by a small, non-structural protein (p17) – A novel mechanism for the packaging of single stranded positive sense viral RNAs". American Society of Virology meeting, University of Minnesota Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A (18th July 2011).

Adriano Mendes, James Short and Rosemary Dorrington. Oral Presentation Virology session 1 – "A Small Non-Structural Protein (p17) Mediates Selective Packaging of Tetravirus RNA". South African Society of Microbiology Meeting, Cape Town, South Africa (9th Nov 2011).

Adriano Mendes and Richard Kuhn. Oral Presentation Workshop 30 – "Using a bipartite Sindbis virus system to assess the coupling of genome replication and particle assembly". American Society of Virology meeting, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada (13th July, 2015).

Posters:

Short J.S., Mendes A and R.A. Dorrington - "RNA encapsidation and stability ofHelicoverpa armigera stunt virus virus-like particles" FASEB SRC on Virus Structure and Assembly, Saxton's River, Vermont, USA (June 2012).

Dorrington R.A., Matcher G.F., Mendes A. and I. Ansorge. "Temporal shifts in the diversity and population structure of marine microbial diversity: understanding the ecosystem functioning of Sub-Antarctic island systems. FEMS 2013, Leipzig, Germany (July 2013).

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