Welcome to the Molecular Virology and Vaccinology Lab

The Tumban Lab at Michigan Technological University

  • Conference Presentations

    SEMINARS

    34th Annual Conference of the American Society for Virology at the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada (2015). Title: Immunogenicity of a Newly Formulated Bacteriophage L2 Virus-like Particle-based Vaccine against HPV

    University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth, Minnesota  (2015). Title: Insights on Bacteriophage L2 Virus-Like Particles Candidate HPV Vaccine: Generation and Formulation

    Guest speaker on World AIDS Day Symposium at Michigan Technological University (MTU). Event was organized/sponsored by the following MTU groups: African Student Organization (ASO), Women’s Leadership Council (WLC), National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), Medlife, Pre-Health Association.

    Sexually Transmitted Infections Cooperative Research Centers annual meeting in Taos, New Mexico (2013). Title: Immunization with bacteriophage L2 VLPs in the presence or absence of endogenous adjuvants has minor effect on immunogenicity of L2.

    28th International Papillomavirus Conference and Clinical Workshop in San Juan, Puerto Rico (2012). Title: Immunization with L2 bacteriophage VLPs induces long-lasting and broadly protective antibody responses to multiple HPV types.

    31st Annual Conference of the American Society for Virology  at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin (2012). Title: Bacteriophage VLP-based vaccines targeting the minor capsid protein of human papillomavirus induce long-lasting and broadly protective antibody responses.

     

    PRESENTED ABSTRACTS

    Basu R.,  Workman J., and  TumbanE. 2016. Development of Reagents for Human Papillomavirus Therapeutic Vaccines-related Research. 35th Annual Conference of the American Society for Virology at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia. Presentation number P8-1.

     Zhai L.,  Stafford D., and Tumban E. 2016. Immunization with MS2 Bacteriophage VLPs Displaying Multiple HPVL2 Epitopes Elicits Immune Responses to multiple HPV Epitopes. 35th Annual Conference of the American Society for Virology at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia. Presentation number P8-16.

    Workman J., Basu R., and Tumban E. Spring 2016. Development of Reagents for Chikungunya Virus Vaccine-related Research. Undergraduate Research Expo at Michigan Technological University

    Basu R., Workman J., and Tumban E. Fall 2015. Insertion of HPV16 E7 T Cell Epitope 10-21 into the Coat Protein of Bacteriophage PP7 does not affect the Assembly of the Coat Protein into Virus-like Particles. MI-ASM meeting at the University of Michigan

    Zhai L., Stafford D., and Tumban E. Fall 2015. A Bivalent Epitope L2 MS2 Bacteriophage VLP to Enhance Antibody Responses against HPV L2 Capsid Protein. MI-ASM meeting at the University of Michigan

    Seitz H., Tumban E., Piszczek G., Pang S., Peabody J., Chackerian B., and Schiller J. 2015. Neutralizing antibody responses to HPV L2 by heterologous prime-boost vaccination with mon- and multimeric antigens. 30th International Papillomavirus Conference and Clinical Workshop. Lisbon, Portugal.

    Tyler, E. Tumban, J. Peabody, and B. Chackerian. 2012. Hybrid Virus-like particles displaying multiple L2 epitopes. 28th International Papillomavirus Conference and Clinical Workshop, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Presentation Number BP-135

    Tyler, E. Tumban and B. Chackerian. 2012. Multi-epitope display on virus-like particles. The American Association of Immunologists, Inc, Boston, Massachusetts. Presentation Number 113.26

    Tumban, J. Peabody, D. S. Peabody, and B. Chackerian. 2011. A Pan-HPV Vaccine Based on Bacteriophage PP7 VLPs Displaying Broadly Cross-Neutralizing Epitopes from the HPV Minor Capsid Protein, L2. American Society for Virology. University of Minnesota. Presentation number P21-1.

    Tumban, J. Peabody, D. S. Peabody, and B. Chackerian. 2011. A Phage VLP-based Pan-HPV vaccine targeting the minor capsid protein. 27th International Papillomavirus Conference and Clinical Workshop, Berlin, Germany. Presentation Number O-27.04

    Tyler, E. Tumban, and B. Chackerian. 2011. Mapping HPV L2 epitopes with VLP-based vaccines. 27th International Papillomavirus Conference and Clinical Workshop, Berlin, Germany. Presentation Number O-27.05

    Tumban, J. Painta, and W. Lott. 2005. Comparison of Iron Responsive Element (IRE) and the Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Internal Ribosome Entry Site (IRES)-Domain IV: Structure and Function. American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Washington DC. Presentation Number267

    Tumban, R, Richin, and M. Shaw. 2003. Gene expression in Catharanthus roseus infected with Vinca virescence phytoplasma. American Phytopathological Society, Charlotte, North Carolina. Phytopathology 93:S84. Publication Number P-2003-0618-AMA

    Tumban, J. Rascoe, and M. Shaw. 2002. Phytoplasma typing based on PCR of 16S rDNA and genetic sequences. American Phytopathological Society, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Phytopathology 92:S82. Publication Number P-2002-0594-AMA


  • Ebenezer Tumban, PhD

    Assistant Professor of Molecular Virology and Vaccinology
    Department of Biological Sciences, Dow 740
    Michigan Technological University
    1400 Townsend Drive
    Houghton, MI 49931.
    Phone: (906) 487 2256
    Fax: (906) 487 3167
    Email: etumban@mtu.edu

    Visiting Adjunct Assistant Professor
    Dept of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
    University of New Mexico School of Medicine
    Albuquerque, New Mexico