Michael Katze

Michael Katze is an American microbiologist.wikipedia
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Systems biology

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For over 35 years, he has researched host-virus interactions, incorporating systems biology approaches into infectious disease research. Katze is a world leader in the application of systems biology approaches to research on host-virus interactions and the host's innate immune response.

Infection

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For over 35 years, he has researched host-virus interactions, incorporating systems biology approaches into infectious disease research.

Whole genome sequencing

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He was an international leader in the application of genome sequencing, animal models, and systems biology approaches to virology and immunology.

Model organism

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He was an international leader in the application of genome sequencing, animal models, and systems biology approaches to virology and immunology.

Virology

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He was an international leader in the application of genome sequencing, animal models, and systems biology approaches to virology and immunology. Later, when Katze was working as a Research Assistant at the University of Pennsylvania and, simultaneously, at the Wistar Institute, he discovered his passion for virology.

Immunology

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He was an international leader in the application of genome sequencing, animal models, and systems biology approaches to virology and immunology. He attended graduate school at Hahnemann University, where he earned his Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology in 1980.

Microbiology

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Katze was formerly Professor of Microbiology at the University of Washington (UW), and Associate Director for Molecular Sciences and a Core Staff Scientist at the Washington National Primate Research Center. He attended graduate school at Hahnemann University, where he earned his Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology in 1980.

University of Washington

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Katze was formerly Professor of Microbiology at the University of Washington (UW), and Associate Director for Molecular Sciences and a Core Staff Scientist at the Washington National Primate Research Center.

Boston University

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In 1971, Katze graduated from Boston University with his B.A. in biology.

University of Pennsylvania

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Initially, he was interested in dentistry, but after his first year of dental school at the University of Pennsylvania, Katze decided to take his career a different direction. In the past, Katze held Research Assistant positions at the University of Pennsylvania and the Wistar Institute in Philadelphia, PA. He was also a Research Associate and an Assistant Member at the Sloan-Kettering Institute in New York, NY.

Wistar Institute

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Later, when Katze was working as a Research Assistant at the University of Pennsylvania and, simultaneously, at the Wistar Institute, he discovered his passion for virology. In the past, Katze held Research Assistant positions at the University of Pennsylvania and the Wistar Institute in Philadelphia, PA. He was also a Research Associate and an Assistant Member at the Sloan-Kettering Institute in New York, NY.

Drexel University College of Medicine

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He attended graduate school at Hahnemann University, where he earned his Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology in 1980.

Uppsala University

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From 1980 to 1982, he completed a post-doc in virology at the University of Uppsala in Uppsala, Sweden.

Innate immune system

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Katze is a world leader in the application of systems biology approaches to research on host-virus interactions and the host's innate immune response.

Ebola virus disease

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His research concerns a broad variety of viral pathogens, including Ebola virus, highly pathogenic influenza viruses, MERS coronavirus, as well as human and simian immunodeficiency viruses (HIV and SIV).

Influenza

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His research concerns a broad variety of viral pathogens, including Ebola virus, highly pathogenic influenza viruses, MERS coronavirus, as well as human and simian immunodeficiency viruses (HIV and SIV).

Middle East respiratory syndrome

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His research concerns a broad variety of viral pathogens, including Ebola virus, highly pathogenic influenza viruses, MERS coronavirus, as well as human and simian immunodeficiency viruses (HIV and SIV).

HIV

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His research concerns a broad variety of viral pathogens, including Ebola virus, highly pathogenic influenza viruses, MERS coronavirus, as well as human and simian immunodeficiency viruses (HIV and SIV).

Simian immunodeficiency virus

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His research concerns a broad variety of viral pathogens, including Ebola virus, highly pathogenic influenza viruses, MERS coronavirus, as well as human and simian immunodeficiency viruses (HIV and SIV).

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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In the past, Katze held Research Assistant positions at the University of Pennsylvania and the Wistar Institute in Philadelphia, PA. He was also a Research Associate and an Assistant Member at the Sloan-Kettering Institute in New York, NY.

National Institutes of Health

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From 1996 to 1999, he was a Member of the Experimental Virology Study Section of the Nation Institutes of Health (NIH).

Sexual harassment

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In January 2016, an internal investigation by the university found that Katze had violated the school's sexual harassment policies in his relationships with two female employees; a related investigation by Washington's medical school found that he had diverted university resources for personal gain and recommended an audit.

University of Washington School of Medicine

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In January 2016, an internal investigation by the university found that Katze had violated the school's sexual harassment policies in his relationships with two female employees; a related investigation by Washington's medical school found that he had diverted university resources for personal gain and recommended an audit.