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Dr Rupert Beale

Dr Rupert Beale

MRC Clinician Scientist

Division of Virology

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

Office Phone: +44 (0)1223 763421

Research themes




Research Interests

Autophagy and viral infection.

Research Supervision

Current Lab Members

Rachel Ulferts

Sophia Ho (joint with Colin Crump)


Key Publications

Rupert Beale, Helen Wise, Amanda Stuart,Benjamin J. Ravenhill,Paul Digard, Felix Randow A LC3-Interacting Motif in the Influenza A Virus M2 Protein Is Required to Subvert Autophagy and Maintain Virion Stability Cell Host & Microbe, 2014 Volume 15, Issue 2, 239-247, 12 

Katherine Fletcher*Rachel Ulferts*Elise JacquinTalitha VeithNoor GammohJulia M ArastehUlrike Mayer,Simon R CardingThomas WilemanRupert Beale†Oliver Florey†
The WD40 domain of ATG16L1 is required for its non‐canonical role in lipidation of LC3 at single membranes
EMBO J. 2018 Jan 9. pii: e97840. doi: 10.15252/embj.201797840.