Tia Young, Ph.D.

Tia Young, Ph.D.
Assistant Teaching Professor, Biology
Office Phone
Office Location
183 Benson
ERIE PA 16563

Teaching Specialties

  • Introductory Biology
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Immunology
  • Virology
  • Biotechnical Methods
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology

Research Interests

  • RNA Virus Replication Schemes Including Viral Packaging and Recombination
  • RNA Viruses
  • Influenza Virus
  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) Virus

In Vitro Resistance Selection and In Vivo Efficacy of Morpholino Oligomers Against West Nile Virus, Antimicrob Agents and Chemotherapy - 2007

West Nile Virus 5'-cap Structure is Formed by Sequential Guanine N-7 and Ribose 2'O Methylations by Nonstructural Protein 5, Journal of Virology - 2006

High-Throughput Assays Using a Luciferase Replicon, Virus-Like Particles and Full-Length Virus for West Nile Virus Drug Discover, Antimicrob Agents and Chemotherapy. - 2005

Inhibition of Flavivirus Infections by Antisense Oligomers Specifically Suppressing Viral Translation and RNA Replication, Journal of Virology - 2005

The Flavivirus-Conserved Penta-Nucleotide in the 3' Stem-Loop of West Nile Virus Genome Requires a Specific Sequence for RNA Synthesis but not for Viral Translation., Journal of Virology - 2005


Ph D, Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Albany

BS, Biology, Claflin University