Understanding the fusion mechanism of Herpes Simplex Virus
BBSRC White Rose DTP
Dr J Fontana, Prof N A Ranson
7 January 2019
Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) is a highly contagious pathogen that causes diseases ranging from skin lesions to encephalitis and neonatal infections.
Molecular mechanisms of herpesviral infection
Dr A Golovanov
Applications accepted all year round
Herpes viruses are known to cause a wide range of human diseases, ranging from simple cold sores to cancer, Kaposi Sarcoma. Kaposi Sarcoma, for example, is a type of cancer which affects immunocompromised patients and is endemic in Africa, where it is linked with the spread of HIV infection and AIDS.
Thermophage portal proteins for nanopore biotechnology
Prof A A Antson, Dr S Greive
14 January 2019
Recent advances in nanosensing technology are promising to revolutionise medicine, the management of healthcare, food supply chains and environmental safety through sensitive measurement and digital tracking of specific biomarkers or small molecule pollutants.