Rachel L. Roper

PhD, MS
Associate Professor
Virology

Area of interest

Viral virulence genes, viral vaccines for cancer, oncolytic virus, improved poxvirus vectors for infectious disease and cancer.

Awards and Honors

  • Chair, Brody School of Medicine Women Faculty Committee 2019-2020
  • Invited Chair, Virus Host Interaction Session, XXII International Poxvirus, Asfivirus and Iridovirus Conference, Taiwan 2018
  • NIH R01, MHCII cross-presentation as a driver of CD4+ T cell responses to poxviruses
  • Invited speaker and author on Gender Bias in Science