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Bader Alhatlani BSc, MSc

Bader Alhatlani, BSc, MSc

PhD student


RNA structures

viral pathogenesis

antiviral therapy

Division of Virology
Department of Pathology
University of Cambridge
Addenbrooke's Hospital
Hills Road,

Office Phone: 01223 (3)36918



BSc in medical microbiology from Qassim university, Saudi Arabia (2007)

MSc in molecular medicine from Essex university (2009)

Academic positions:

In 2011, I was appointed as a lecturer at Qassim University, Saudi Arabia. After spending about 2 years, I awarded a scholarship to pursue my PhD.

In April 2013, I joind division of virology in the Goodfellow lab as a PhD student, and my project focuses on understanding the role of RNA-proteins interactions during norovirus life cycle.

Research Interests

Positive-strand RNA viruses replication

Virus RNA-host cells interactions

Key Publications

B.Alhatlani et al. 2015. Functions of the 5′ and 3′ ends of calicivirus genomes. Virus Research. 206 134–143
Hwang, S., Alhatlani, B., Arias, A., Caddy, S. L., Christodoulou, C., Bragazzi Cunha, J., Emmott, E., Gonzalez-Hernandez, M., Kolawole, A., Lu, J., Rippinger, C., Sorgeloos, F., Thorne, L., Vashist, S., Goodfellow, I. and Wobus, C. E. 2014. Murine Norovirus: Propagation, Quantification, and Genetic Manipulation. Current Protocols in Microbiology. 33:K:15K.2:15K.2.1–15K.2.61