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Read more at: Exploring the utility of X-ray tomography for virus research

Exploring the utility of X-ray tomography for virus research

12 April 2022

Most ultrastructural herpesvirus research is done using transmission electron microscopy—however, research led by Kamal Nahas and collaborators from Stephen Graham's Laboratory and Colin Crump's Laboratory has demonstrated that an emerging imaging technique, known as cryo-soft-X-ray tomography, could also be used and has a...


Read more at: Ita Askonas Bursaries

Ita Askonas Bursaries

The Ita Askonas Bursaries provide support for postdoctoral researchers in the University of Cambridge to develop new collaborations and skills in any area of infection and immunity, accelerating their career progression. Awards support research visits to other UK institutions for the purpose of...


Read more at: Cambridge Festival: Germ Hide and Seek

Cambridge Festival: Germ Hide and Seek

6 April 2022

When germs such as viruses get into our bodies they often hide inside our cells. Our immune system is there to help you seek out pesky pathogens. In this challenge, your job is to be your immune system. Find the cells with germs hiding in the cells. Our researchers in the Boyle Lab have developed this fun game as part of...


Read more at: Event: DNA Tumour Virus 2022

Event: DNA Tumour Virus 2022

4 April 2022

Join us in Cambridge for DNA Tumour Virus 2022! The DNA Tumour Virus Meeting (DNA TVM) brings together a diverse group of researchers with shared research interests in the study of DNA tumour viruses. These viruses include the polyomaviruses, papillomaviruses, and adenoviruses which have proved to be invaluable models in...


Read more at: A new tool to clean, interpret and visualise aligned sequences

A new tool to clean, interpret and visualise aligned sequences

16 March 2022

Researchers at Pathology have devised a highly customisable command-line tool to clean, interpret and visualise multiple sequence alignments CIAlign effectively removes problematic regions and sequences from MSAs and provides novel visualisation options. This tool can be used to fine-tune alignments for further analysis...


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COVID-19

Advice for staff and students at the University and Colleges on novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The University is continually monitoring latest Public Health England and government advice about the virus.

Safe Space Information

In collaboration with the University Safe Space team, the department has generated a Return to the Workplace document that outlines the current social distancing measures which are in place to protect the safety and welfare of you and others. This document is updated frequently as guidance changes.(Pathology members only)