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Undergraduate education

University of Notre Dame - BS (2014)

Years in MSTP


PhD program

Cellular and Molecular Biology


David O'Connor, PhD

Research interest

Virology, HIV

Undergraduate and/or masters publications

Creary X, Heffron A, Going G, Prado M. γ-Trimethylsilylcyclobutyl carbocation stabilization. J Org Chem. 2015 Feb 6;80(3):1781-8. PMID: 25562368.

Creary X, Heffron A. γ-Silyl-substituted norbornyl carbocations and carbenes. J Org Chem. 2014 Mar 21;79(6):2547-55. Epub 2014 Feb 28. PMID: 24548109.

PhD publications

Buechler CR, Bailey AL, Lauck M, Heffron A, Johnson JC, Campos Lawson C, Rogers J, Kuhn JH, O'Connor DH. Genome Sequence of a Novel Kunsagivirus (Picornaviridae: Kunsagivirus) from a Wild Baboon (Papio cynocephalus). Genome Announc. 2017 May 4;5(18). pii: e00261-17. PMID: 28473378; PMCID: PMC5477186.