Assistant Professor of Infection Immunology, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences
Studying the virus: host interactions of RNA viruses in vitro and in vivo, with specific focus on how viruses trigger and manipulate innate immune responses.
I am particularly interested in the highly pathogenic human coronaviruses, SARS-CoV-1, MERS-CoV and SARS-CoV-2. These viruses are important examples of emerging viruses that pose a significant risk to human health.
The overall theme of my career has been the study of virus: host interactions of important human pathogens. I have previously worked on:
I am interested in expanding my research to include other human and animal coronaviruses as well as other viruses in general. With an aim to discover common features that could be targeted by novel therapeutics for use against multiple viruses, in particular any future outbreak of a novel virus.
University of NottinghamMedical School
Queen's Medical CentreNottingham NG7 2UH
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