We are investigating the interactions between Rift Valley fever virus and the innate immune cells of the mouse immune system as a first step toward mitigating use of this virus as a bioterrorist weapon.
Weilhammer, D. R., et al. 2018. "Microglia Mount a Robust Immune Response to RVFV Infection that is Dependent on MAVS and Independent of TLR7." LLNL-ABS-744345.
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