John Wills

Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

John Wills

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Proteins Glycoproteins Human Herpesvirus 1 Viruses Simplexvirus Cells Human Alphaherpesvirus 1 Herpes Simplex Capsid Product Packaging Phenotype Mutants Cell Fusion Mitochondria Viral Proteins Herpesviridae Virion Membranes Giant Cells Packaging Cytoplasm Cysteine Virus Release Mutation Herpes Simplex Virus 1 Ul21 Protein

Most Recent Papers

Induction of rod-shaped structures by herpes simplex virus glycoprotein i

Wuchao Zhang, Peng Gao, Xixi Gui, Lei Zhou, Xinna Ge, Xin Guo, John W. Wills, Jun Han, Hanchun Yang, 2020, Journal of Virology

Glycoprotein D of HSV-1 is dependent on tegument protein UL16 for packaging and contains a motif that is differentially required for syncytia formation

Jillian C. Carmichael, Jason Starkey, Dan Zhang, Akua Sarfo, Pooja Chadha, John W. Wills, Jun Han, 2019, Virology on p. 64-76

Differential requirements for gE, gI, and UL16 among herpes simplex virus 1 syncytial variants suggest unique modes of dysregulating the mechanism of cell-to-cell spread

Jillian C. Carmichael, John W. Wills, 2019, Journal of Virology

The HSV-1 mechanisms of cell-to-cell spread and fusion are critically dependent on host PTP1B

Jillian C. Carmichael, Hiroki Yokota, Rebecca C. Craven, Anthony Schmitt, John W. Wills, 2018, PLoS Pathogens

The UL21 tegument protein of herpes simplex virus 1 is differentially required for the syncytial phenotype

Akua Sarfo, Jason Starkey, Erica Mellinger, Dan Zhang, Pooja Chadha, Jillian Carmichael, John W. Wills, 2017, Journal of Virology

Domain interaction studies of herpes simplex virus 1 tegument protein UL16 reveal its interaction with mitochondria

Pooja Chadha, Akua Sarfo, Dan Zhang, Thomas Abraham, Jillian Carmichael, Jun Han, John W. Wills, 2017, Journal of Virology

Elucidation of the block to herpes simplex virus egress in the absence of tegument protein UL16 reveals a novel interaction with VP22

Jason L. Starkey, Jun Han, Pooja Chadha, Jacob A. Marsh, John W. Wills, 2014, Journal of Virology on p. 110-119

Function of glycoprotein E of herpes simplex virus requires coordinated assembly of three tegument proteins on its cytoplasmic tail

Jun Han, Pooja Chadha, Jason L. Starkey, John W. Wills, 2012, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 19798-19803

Regulated interaction of tegument proteins UL16 and UL11 from herpes simplex virus

Pooja Chadha, Jun Han, Jason L. Starkey, John W. Wills, 2012, Journal of Virology on p. 11886-11898

Interaction and interdependent packaging of tegument protein UL11 and glycoprotein E of herpes simplex virus

Jun Han, Pooja Chadha, David G. Meckes, Nicholas L. Baird, John W. Wills, 2011, Journal of Virology on p. 9437-9446

Most-Cited Papers

Function of glycoprotein E of herpes simplex virus requires coordinated assembly of three tegument proteins on its cytoplasmic tail

Jun Han, Pooja Chadha, Jason L. Starkey, John W. Wills, 2012, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 19798-19803

Interaction and interdependent packaging of tegument protein UL11 and glycoprotein E of herpes simplex virus

Jun Han, Pooja Chadha, David G. Meckes, Nicholas L. Baird, John W. Wills, 2011, Journal of Virology on p. 9437-9446

Elucidation of the block to herpes simplex virus egress in the absence of tegument protein UL16 reveals a novel interaction with VP22

Jason L. Starkey, Jun Han, Pooja Chadha, Jacob A. Marsh, John W. Wills, 2014, Journal of Virology on p. 110-119

Direct and specific binding of the UL16 tegument protein of herpes simplex virus to the cytoplasmic tail of glycoprotein E

Pei Chun Yeh, Jun Han, Pooja Chadha, David G. Meckes, Michael D. Ward, O. John Semmes, John W. Wills, 2011, Journal of Virology on p. 9425-9436

Regulated interaction of tegument proteins UL16 and UL11 from herpes simplex virus

Pooja Chadha, Jun Han, Jason L. Starkey, John W. Wills, 2012, Journal of Virology on p. 11886-11898

The HSV-1 mechanisms of cell-to-cell spread and fusion are critically dependent on host PTP1B

Jillian C. Carmichael, Hiroki Yokota, Rebecca C. Craven, Anthony Schmitt, John W. Wills, 2018, PLoS Pathogens

The UL21 tegument protein of herpes simplex virus 1 is differentially required for the syncytial phenotype

Akua Sarfo, Jason Starkey, Erica Mellinger, Dan Zhang, Pooja Chadha, Jillian Carmichael, John W. Wills, 2017, Journal of Virology

Domain interaction studies of herpes simplex virus 1 tegument protein UL16 reveal its interaction with mitochondria

Pooja Chadha, Akua Sarfo, Dan Zhang, Thomas Abraham, Jillian Carmichael, Jun Han, John W. Wills, 2017, Journal of Virology

Glycoprotein D of HSV-1 is dependent on tegument protein UL16 for packaging and contains a motif that is differentially required for syncytia formation

Jillian C. Carmichael, Jason Starkey, Dan Zhang, Akua Sarfo, Pooja Chadha, John W. Wills, Jun Han, 2019, Virology on p. 64-76

Differential requirements for gE, gI, and UL16 among herpes simplex virus 1 syncytial variants suggest unique modes of dysregulating the mechanism of cell-to-cell spread

Jillian C. Carmichael, John W. Wills, 2019, Journal of Virology