Ph.D. Microbiology, University of Virginia
B.S. Biotechnology, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Chair, Biology Department
The Avon Breast Cancer Study at USF
Tu, C.C. and J.V. Spencer. 2014. The DRY Box and C-Terminal Domain of the Human Cytomegalovirus US27 Gene Product Play a Role in Promoting Cell Growth and Survival. PLoS One. 9(11):e113427.
Arnolds, K.L. and J.V. Spencer. 2014. CXCR4: a virus's best friend? Infect Genet Evol 25:146-56.
Valle Oseguera C.A. and J.V. Spencer. 2014. cmvIL-10 Stimulates the Invasive Potential of MDA-MB-231 Breast Cancer Cells. PLoS ONE 9(2): e88708.
Lares, A.P., Tu, C.C., and J.V. Spencer. 2013. The Human Cytomegalovirus US27 gene product enhances cell proliferation and alters cellular gene expression. Virus Res 176: 312-320.
Arnolds, K.L., Lares, A.P., and J.V. Spencer. 2013. The US27 gene product of human cytomegalovirus enhances signaling of host chemokine receptor CXCR4. Virology 439: 122-131.
Stapleton, L.K., Lares, A.P., Arnolds, K.L., Devito, T.M., and J.V. Spencer. 2012. Receptor chimeras demonstrate that the C-terminal domain of the human cytomegalovirus US27 gene product is necessary and sufficient for intracellular receptor localization. Virol J 9:42.
Brodeur, N.D. and J.V. Spencer. 2010. Antibodies to human IL-10 neutralize ebvIL-10-mediated cytokine suppression but have no effect on cmvIL-10 activity. Virus Res 153:265-8
Slobedman, B., P.A. Barry, J. V. Spencer, S. Avdic, and A. Abendroth. 2009. Virus-encoded homologs of cellular interleukin-10 and their control of host immune function. J Virol 83:9618-9629