Susan Hafenstein Department of Medicine, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, USA
1 protocol

Kristin Shingler University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
1 protocol

Lindsey J. Organtini
  • Microbiology and Immunology Department, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, USA
Research focus
  • Microbiology
  • 1 Author merit


B.S. in Microbiology, Pennsylvania State University, 2009

Current position

Ph.D. Student in Microbiology and Immunology, Penn State Hershey College of Medicine


  1. Shingler, K. L., Organtini, L. J. and Hafenstein, S. (2014). Enterovirus 71 Virus Propagation and Purification. Bio-protocol 4(9):
  2. Organtini, L. J., Makhov, A. M., Conway, J. F., Hafenstein, S. and Carson, S. D. (2014). Kinetic and structural analysis of coxsackievirus b3 receptor interactions and formation of the a-particle. J Virol 88(10): 5755-5765.
  3. Gullberg, M., Muszynski, B., Organtini, L. J., Ashley, R. E., Hafenstein, S. L., Belsham, G. J. and Polacek, C. (2013). Assembly and characterization of foot-and-mouth disease virus empty capsid particles expressed within mammalian cells. J Gen Virol 94(Pt 8): 1769-1779.
  4. Cherwa, J. E., Jr., Organtini, L. J., Ashley, R. E., Hafenstein, S. L. and Fane, B. A. (2011). In Vitro ASSEMBLY of the oX174 procapsid from external scaffolding protein oligomers and early pentameric assembly intermediates. J Mol Biol 412(3): 387-396.
1 Protocol published
Enterovirus 71 Virus Propagation and Purification
Authors:  Kristin L. Shingler, Lindsey J. Organtini and Susan Hafenstein, date: 05/05/2014, view: 11051, Q&A: 0
Since its discovery in 1969, enterovirus 71 (EV71) has emerged as a serious worldwide health threat. This member of the picornavirus family causes hand, foot, and mouth disease, and also has the capacity to invade the central nervous system to cause ...
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