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Dr AJ te Velthuis

Dr AJ te Velthuis

Research Group Leader - Henry Dale Fellow

My lab works on viral RNA polymerases, which are enzymes that replication and transcribe viral genomes. Currently, we focus on the influenza virus RNA polymerase and we use biochemical and single-molecule techniques to study how it works and how it contributes to the virulence of pandemic and highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses.

University of Cambridge
Department of Pathology
Division of Virology
Lab block, level 5, box 237
Addenbrooke's Hospital
Hills Road
Cambridge, CB2 2QQ

Office Phone: +44 (0)1223 763421

Research Interests

PhD studentship available

Key Publications

  • te Velthuis & Fodor - Influenza virus RNA polymerase: insights into the mechanisms of viral RNA synthesis - Nature Rev Microbiol (2016)
  • te Velthuis et al - The role of the priming loop in influenza A virus RNA synthesis - Nature Microbiology (2016)
  • te Velthuis - Common and unique features of RNA virus RNA polymerases - Cell Mol Life Sci (2014)