Academic News

Matt Wins Graduate Student Teaching Award
Oct. 7, 2023

Matt was recognized by the department for his dedication to teaching, in particular for his time as a teaching assistant for MOL459 (Viruses: Strategy and Tactics). Congrats, Matt!

Mol Bio Retreat 2023!
Oct. 6, 2023

The lab attended the Princeton Molecular Biology departmental retreat in Long Branch, NJ. Will represented the lab by giving a talk, while Krystal presented a poster on our recent work to understand how the microenvironment surrounding an active viral infection is remodeled. Their work was well received, and we all had a blast catching up with…

Cristea Lab attends IHW
July 15, 2023

Dawei, Will, and Ileana gave talks at the 47th Annual International Herpesvirus Workshop (IHW) in Missoula, Montana. Breathing in the mountain air alongside the great science, they raved about the time they had at this conference!

Cristea Lab attends ASV
June 24, 2023

Josh, Peter, and Ji Woo represented the Cristea Lab at the American Society for Virology (ASV) Conference 2023 in Athens, Georgia. Peter and Ji Woo both gave talks, while Josh presented a poster.

Corazón wins George Khoury '65 Senior Prize
June 7, 2023

Corazón won the George Khoury '65 Senior Prize for Academic Excellence, given to the student with the highest departmental GPA upon graduation. This prize commemorates a great molecular virologist and Princeton alumni, George Khoury. Such a well-deserved accomplishment for Corazón!

Cristea Lab attends ASMS
June 4, 2023

Krystal and Todd represented the Cristea Lab at the American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) Conference in Houston, presenting posters on their work.

Cristea Lab attends UPenn Herpesvirus Symposium
June 2, 2023

The Cristea Lab made their way over to Philadelphia to attend the annual Herpesvirus Symposium held at UPenn. Bringing together scientists across herpesvirus research—from basic scientists to clinicians—this symposium is highly interdisciplinary and always a treat to attend. Perhaps most importantly, we came out to support Dawei as he presented…

Cody awarded Fulbright Scholarship
May 1, 2023

Cody was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study in Taiwan. We're so excited for you, Cody!

Cristea Lab attends US HUPO
March 9, 2023

The Cristea Lab came out in full force at US HUPO 2023 in Chicago. Bokai gave a talk, while Matt, Cora, Tavis, Dawei, Krystal, James, and Jaime gave posters.

Ileana gives the plenary talk at the Plant & Animal Genome Conference
Jan. 18, 2023

Ileana received the honor of giving the plenary talk at PAG 30 in San Diego. Her talk on using proteomic technology to dissect signaling pathways during viral infection was a change-of-pace compared to the rest of the conference, but she was delighted to see that the audience was engaged and excited by our work. Congratulations, Ileana!