Pakieli H. Kaufusi, Ph.D.
Department of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Pharmacology
John A. Burns School of Medicine
Office: BSB 320
Email: pakieli [at] hawaii.edu
||(Chemistry) University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji
||(Molecular Virology) University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii
||(Molecular Biotechnology & Bacterial Genetics) University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii
Research Keywords: Flavivirus replication
Kaufusi PH, Tseng A, Nerurkar VR.
Functional analysis of West Nile virus proteins in human cells.
Methods in Molecular Biology
Kaufusi PH, Kelley JF, Yanagihara R, Nerurkar VR.
Induction of endoplasmic reticulum-derived replication-competent membrane structures by West Nile virus non-structural protein 4B.
Huang Z, Hoffmann FW, Fay JD, Hashimoto AC, Chapagain ML, Kaufusi PH, Hoffmann PR.
Stimulation of unprimed macrophages with immune complexes triggers a low output of nitric oxide by calcium-dependent neuronal nitric-oxide synthase.
Journal of Biological Chemistry
Kelley JF, Kaufusi PH, Nerurkar VR.
Dengue hemorrhagic fever-associated immunomediators induced via maturation of dengue virus nonstructural 4B protein in monocytes modulate endothelial cell adhesion molecules and human microvascular endothelial cells permeability.
Kelley JF, Kaufusi PH, Volper EM, Nerurkar VR.
Maturation of dengue virus nonstructural protein 4B in monocytes enhances production of dengue hemorrhagic fever-associated chemokines and cytokines.
Chapagain ML, Sumibcay L, Gurjav U, Kaufusi PH, Kast RE, Nerurkar VR.
Serotonin receptor 2A blocker (risperidone) has no effect on human polyomavirus JC infection of primary human fetal glial cells.
Journal of Neurovirology
Grant No / Title: 15ADVC-75878 / West Nile Virus NS2B-NS3 Heterodimer as a Potential Target for Antiviral Drug Development
Status / Agency: Awarded / Hawaii Community Foundation
Start Date / End Date: 15 July 2015 / 14 January 2017