Biology
Juliet  Spencer

Juliet Spencer

Professor

Juliet Spencer is a Professor in the Department of Biology. She received her B.S. from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 1993 and her Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in 1998. Prof. Spencer studies herpesviruses and the mechanisms these viruses employ to evade host defenses and establish lifelong latency. The current emphasis is investigating the function of viral cytokines, chemokines, and chemokine receptors encoded by human cytomegalovirus.

Spencer Lab

Administrative Appointments

Chair, Biology Department

Research Areas

Microbiology
Viruses
Herpes