(BBSRC DTP) Isothermal Amplification for viral detection
Dr S Jones, Prof P Vallely
31 January 2019
The need to develop better techniques capable of improving detection of viral infections, whilst also improving the assays associated with identifying suitable antivirals is of upmost importance.
MRC Precision Medicine DTP: Proteome-level diversity in RNA viruses
Institute of Infection, Immunity & Inflammation
Dr E Hutchinson, Dr R Burchmore
7 January 2019
Supervisors. Dr Edward Hutchison. Dr Richard Burchmore. PhD project summary. RNA viruses are major threats to human and animal health and account for the majority of emerging infectious diseases.
Structural and Functional Characterisation of TRIM25-RNA Complex
Edinburgh Infectious Diseases
Dr G Michlewski, Dr A Cook
1 February 2019
RNA viruses continue causing devastating epidemics and pandemics in the 21st century. For example, influenza A virus kills 250,000 to 500,000 people annually and generates huge socioeconomic burden.