B.S. (Genetics) 1993, University of California at Davis
 Ph.D. (Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology) 2004, The Ohio State University





2009 - Present ABSL-3 Study Director/Associate Research Scientist, Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, Albuquerque, NM
2004 - 2009 Postdoctoral Researcher, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Center for Vaccines and Immunity, Columbus, OH
1999 - 2004 Doctoral Research, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology Program, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
1995 - 1999 Pre-Doctoral Research, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology Program, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
1992 - 1993 Undergraduate Research Intern, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA


 Student Travel Award, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Program, 2000
 Student Travel Award, American Society of Virology, 2000, 2001, 2002
 Christina Fleischmann Memorial Award, International Society for Interferon and Cytokine
      Research, 2007
 Travel Award, International Cytokine Society, 2007 
 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza studies in ferret, mouse and in vitro models, to include natural history, efficacy and therapeutic intervention studies. The innate immune response to the respiratory viruses influenza A virus and respiratory syncytial virus in the murine model. 






  1. Jewell, N. A. and L. M. Mansky: In the Beginning: Genome Recognition, RNA Encapsidation and the Initiation of Complex Retrovirus Assembly. J. Gen. Virol. 81(Pt. 8): 1889-1899, 2000.


  2. Jewell, N. A., R. Chen, R. Raices and L. M. Mansky: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors and HIV Mutagenesis. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 52(4): 547-550, 2003.


  3. Jewell, N. A. and L. M. Mansky: Construction and Characterization of Deltaretrovirus Indicator Cell Lines. J. Virol. Methods 123(1): 17-24, 2005.


  4. Jewell, N. A. and L. M. Mansky: Packaging of Heterologous RNAs by a Minimal Bovine Leukemia Virus RNA Packaging Signal into Virus Particles. Arch. Virol. 150(6): 1161-1173, 2005.


  5. Martinez-Sobrido, L., N. Gitiban, A. Fernandez-Sesma, J. Cros, S. E. Mertz, N. A. Jewell, S. Hammond, E. Flano, R. K. Durbin, A. García-Sastre and J. E. Durbin: Protection Against Respiratory Syncytial Virus by a Recombinant Newcastle Disease Virus Vector. J. Virol. 80(3): 1130-1139, 2006.


  6. Weslow-Schmidt, J. L., N. A. Jewell, S. E. Mertz, J. P. Simas, J. E. Durbin and E. Flaño: Type I Interferon Inhibition and Dendritic Cell Activation During Gammaherpesvirus Respiratory Infection. J. Virol. 81(18): 9778-9789, 2007.


  7. Jewell, N, A., N. Vaghefi, S. E. Mertz, P. Akter, R. S. Peebles, Jr., L. O. Bakaletz, R. K. Durbin, E. Flaño and J. E. Durbin: Differential Type I Interferon Induction by Respiratory Syncytial Virus and Influenza A Virus In VivoJ. Virol. 81(18): 9790-9800, 2007.


  8. Wolk, K. E., E. R. Lazarowski, Z. P. Traylor, E. N. Yu, N. A. Jewell, R. K. Durbin, J. E. Durbin and I. C. Davis: Influenza A Virus Inhibits Alveolar Fluid Clearance in BALB/c Mice. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 178(9): 969-976, 2008.


  9. Flano, E., N. A. Jewell, R. K. Durbin and J. E. Durbin: Methods Used to Study Respiratory Viruses. Curr. Protoc. Cell Biol. 43: 26.3.1-26.3.28, 2009.


  10. Jewell, N. A. and J. E. Durbin: TLR’s Role in Viral Recognition and Respiratory Infection. Expert Rev. Anti Infect Ther. (in review).