Molecular Biology of Antiviral Signalling in the CRISPR system
Biomedical Sciences Research Centre
Prof M F White
7 January 2019
CRISPR is a prokaryotic adaptive immune system that has been harnessed for a wide range of genome engineering, synthetic biology, biotechnology and healthcare applications.
Regulation of the antiviral and neuroinflammatory states of human tissue macrophages
Prof W S James, Dr S Cowley
11 January 2019
The macrophage is an evolutionarily ancient sentinel of the health of all of the body’s tissues. clearing away dead cells and debris; as brain-resident microglia, remodelling defunct neuronal connections; nurturing tissue stem cells; detecting and responding to pathogens.