Halting Herpes: The Antiviral Effects of a Telomerase Inhibitor and a Natural Compound found in Green Tea on Herpes Simplex Virus Replication

Des Moines, IA US
April 14, 2017



There is no cost to attend and registration is not required.


Target Audience

Des Moines University faculty, staff, and students.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the diseases associated with herpes simplex virus infections. 
  • Identify unique challenges to treating diseases caused by herpesviruses. 
  • Discuss the effects of the telomerase inhibitor, MST-312 on herpes simplex virus replication. 
  • Discuss the effects of epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) on herpes simplex virus replication.


Marie Nguyen

Marie Nguyen, PhD
Associate Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, Des Moines University

Dr. Marie Nguyen has worked in the field of virology for over 20 years. Her graduate studies focused on Human Papillomaviruses.  She began studying Herpes Simplex virus as a postdoc and has continued investigating them in her work at Des Moines University.  

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/14/2017 - 12:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
04/14/2017 - 1:00pm CDT
Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue
SEC #115
Des Moines, IA 50312
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)


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