Larisa Poluektova, M.D., Ph.D., Biographical Information

Ph.D., Immunology, 1988
Latvian Medical Academy, LatvialPoluektova

Phone: 402-559-8926
E-mail: Larisa Poluektova


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Positions and Employment

2014-present Professor, Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience, University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), Omaha, NE

2014-present Co-Director for Translational Mouse Model Core Facility

2007-2014 Associate Professor, Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience, (UNMC), Omaha, NE

2003-2007 Assistant Professor, Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience, (UNMC), Omaha, NE

2001-2003 Instructor, Pathology and Microbiology, Laboratory Chief of Vaccine Development, Center for Neurovirology and Neurodegenerative Disorders, UNMC, Omaha, NE

1998-2001 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Pathology and Microbiology, Center of Neurovirology and Neurodegenerative Disorders, UNMC, Omaha, NE 

1996-1998 Postdoctoral Fellow, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Creighton University, Omaha, NE

1992-1995 Senior Scientific Researcher, Laboratory of Immunology, Medical Academy of Latvia

1981-1991 Senior Scientists, Laboratory of Applied Pharmacology and Toxicology, Medical Academy of Latvia

1978-1981 Physician, First Riga's Clinical Hospital, Riga, Latvia


Other experience and professional memberships

2010 Silver "U" Award in recognition of dedication and commitment to excellence at UNMC

2009 New Investigator Award, UNMC

2002 Award in Neurovirology "Best Poster Presentation" Conjoint meeting of 4th International Symposium on Neurovirology and 10th Conference on Neuroscience of HIV Infection, Düsseldorf, Germany

2001 Pathology & Microbiology Department Annual Performance Award

1998 Nicholas Badami Research Fellowship Distinction in AIDS Research, UNMC

1995 Honorary Certificate of Canadian Network of Toxicology Centers

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Teaching Activities

Books

Humanized Mice for HIV-1 Research. Eds. Poluektova LY, Garcia-Martinez JV, Koyanagi Y, Manz MG, Tager AM. 2014. Springer, New York

Book chapters

Hutter, J.A.L., Poluektova, L., Dhawan, S., Gendelman, H.E. Adaptive Immunity. In: The Neurology of AIDS, Third Edition. Eds: H.E. Gendelman, I.P. Everall, H.S. Fox, H.A. Gelbard, I. Grant, S.A. Lipton, S. Swindells. Oxford University Press, New York, 2011; pp 131-145

Poluektova, L.Y. Murine models for NeuroAIDS. In: The Neurology of AIDS, Third Edition. Eds: H.E. Gendelman, I.P. Everall, H.S. Fox, H.A. Gelbard, I. Grant, S.A. Lipton, S. Swindells. Oxford University Press, New York, 2011; pp 414-431 

Poluektova LY, Makarov E. Humanized mice. In: Current Laboratory Methods in Neuroscience Research. Eds: Xiong H, Gendelman HE. Springer, 2014; pp 483-495

Poluektova , L.Y., Gorantla, S., Gendelman, H.E., 2005. Studies of adaptive immunity in a murine model of HIV-1 encephalitis. In: Gendelman, H.G., Igor; Lipton, Stuart; Swindells, Susan (Ed.), Neurology of AIDS, Oxford Univ Pr. P.297

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