Rachel L. Roper

Associate Professor

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