Paige Canova

Leib lab

Paige received her B.S. in Biological Sciences from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC).  She is in our Microbiology and Immunology program working in the Leib lab and is part of the Immunology Training Grant for 2020-2022. Paige's research involves determining the role autophagy plays in the establishment and maintenance of herpes simplex virus (HSV) latency in innate and intrinsic immunity using induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) differentiated into human primary neurons. Paige enjoys skiing, hiking, reading, and walking the Rail Trail. 


HB Hinman Box 7556

Selected Publications

  • Brown JB, Summers HR, Brown LA, Marchant J, Canova PN, O'Hern CT, Abbott ST, Nyaunu C, Maxwell S, Johnson T, Moser MB, Ablan SD, Carter H, Freed EO, Summers MF. Structural and Mechanistic Studies of the Rare Myristoylation Signal of the Feline Immunodeficiency Virus. J Mol Biol. 2020 Jun 26;432(14):4076-4091. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2020.05.008. Epub 2020 May 19. PMID: 32442659; PMCID: PMC7316625.