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Translational Biology & Molecular Medicine

Houston, Texas

Benchtop, Research, Bedside and Application
Translational Biology & Molecular Medicine Graduate Program
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Janet S. Butel, Ph.D.

Janet S. Butel, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair
Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology

Phone: 713-798-3003
Fax: 713-798-5019
E-mail: jbutel@bcm.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine
  • Postdoctoral, Baylor College of Medicine

Research Interests

  • SV40 and cancer
  • SV40 pathogenesis of infection
  • Hamster model

Selected Publications

  • McNees AL, Vilchez RA, Heard TC, Sroller V, Wong C, Herron AJ, Hamilton MJ, Davis WC, Butel JS. SV40 lymphomagenesis in Syrian golden hamsters. Virology. 2009. 384(1):114-24.
  • Patel NC, Halvorson SJ, Sroller V, Arrington AS, Wong C, Smith EO, Vilchez RA, Butel JS. Viral regulatory region effects on vertical transmission of polyomavirus SV40 in hamsters. Virology. 2009. 386(1):94-101.
  • Thomas LD, Milstone AP, Vilchez RA, Zanwar P, Butel JS, Dummer JS. Polyomavirus infection and its impact on renal function and long-term outcomes after lung transplantation. Transplantation. 2009. 88(3):360-6.
  • Toracchio S, Kozinetz CA, Killen DE, Sheehan AM, Banez EI, Ittmann MM, Sroller V, Butel JS. Variable frequency of polyomavirus SV40 and herpesvirus EBV in lymphomas from two different urban population groups in Houston, TX. J Clin Virol. 2009. 46(2):154-60.
  • Javier RT, Butel JS. The history of tumor virology. Cancer Res. 2008. 68(19):7693-706.
  • Sroller V, Vilchez RA, Stewart AR, Wong C, Butel JS. Influence of the viral regulatory region on tumor induction by simian virus 40 in hamsters. J Virol. 2008. 82(2):871-9.
  • Meneses A, Lopez-Terrada D, Zanwar P, Killen DE, Monterroso V, Butel JS, Vilchez RA. Lymphoproliferative disorders in Costa Rica and simian virus 40. Haematologica. 2005. 90(12):1635-42.

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