Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Dr. Larisa Gubareva is the Lead of the Molecular Epidemiology Team in the Virus Surveillance and Diagnosis Branch, Influenza Division, at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, GA, USA.She has been an influenza virologist for over 20 years. In 2006, she joined the Influenza Division at the CDC. Her research and public health activities focus on understanding the mechanisms of drug resistance, methods for drug resistance detection and assessment of drug resistant viruses’ replicative fitness. In recent years, she has served as a technical advisor for the WHO on the Influenza Antiviral Resistance.she is an author/co-author of over 100 peer-reviewed papers and textbook chapters. She also serves on the editorial boards of the journals, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Antiviral Research, and Antiviral Chemistry & Chemotherapy. Dr. Gubareva is internationally recognized for her expertise in influenza antiviral research, as reflected by her various collaborative partners.