Ayman Sayed El-Guindy PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Disease)

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchMolecular VirologyPediatrics: Pediatric Infectious DiseasesDiscovery to Cure Internship

Research Interests

DNA replication; Tumor virus; Herpesvirus; Oncogenic; Transcription factor; Replication protein; Phosphorylation; Protein modification; Kinase more...


  • B.S., Ain-Shams University, Cairo, 1988
  • M.Sc., Ain-Shams University, Cairo, 1995
  • M.Phil., Yale University, 2000
  • Ph.D., Yale University, 2003
  • Ph.D., Yale University, 2003

Selected Publications

  • El-Guindy, A., Heston, L., Delecluse, H.-J., and Miller, G. (2007) The phospho-acceptor site, S173, in the regulatory domain of Epstein-Barr virus ZEBRA protein is required for lytic DNA replication but not activation of viral early genes. J. Virol. 81:3303-3316. PMID 17215287
  • El-Guindy A, Heston L, Miller G (2010) A subset of replication proteins enhances origin recognition and lytic replication by the Epstein-Barr virus ZEBRA protein. PLoS Pathog 6(8):e1001054 PMID 20808903



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