Dr. Wendy Maury is a Professor in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Iowa.
Dr. Maury studies Ebola and other emerging filoviruses. Her lab investigates enveloped virus/host infections, with one area of investigation being identification and characterization of novel antivirals.
Dr. Maury received her Masters of Science in Botany from North Carolina State University in 1980. She received her Ph.D. in Biology in 1988 at the University of Virginia. In 1989, she did postdoctoral studies in Virology at the Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology, at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH. She also did postdoctoral studies in Virology at the Laboratory of Persistent Viral Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Rocky Mt. Laboratories in 1995.
In the past, Dr. Maury has served on the editorial board for several journals including Retrovirology. She is a long-standing member of the editorial board of the Journal of Virology. She also serves a Virology Pearls editor at Plos Pathogens.
In 2011, she was awarded the Carver College of Medicine teaching award. In 2021 she received the endowed Mark Stinski Chair of Virology. She currently serves as the inaugural chair of a new NIH study section, called Viral Dynamics and Transmission. She is actively involved in training the next generation of virologists and serves a co-director of two NIH funded T32 training grants within the Carver College of Medicine.
For more information on the research Dr. Maury has worked on and is currently working on, see her researchgate.net profile page here.
Contact Dr. Wendy Maury
Phone: (319) 335-8021