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Structural analysis of herpes simplex virus by optical super-resolution imaging

In Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) this week – Protein crystallography shows how bacterial toxins are activated

Published in Modern Pathology

Erythropoiesis - Fbxo7 helps to stop cell division during red blood cell development

A LAIR1 insertion generates broadly reactive antibodies against malaria variant antigens

Maternal NK cell recognition of the placenta determines reproductive success

MYO6 is targeted by Salmonella virulence effectors to trigger PI3-kinase signaling and pathogen invasion into host cells

Human fetal dendritic cells promote prenatal T-cell immune suppression through arginase-2

Protein-directed ribosomal frameshifting temporally regulates gene expression

Structure and mechanotransmission mechanism of the MacB superfamily


Graphing of village networks in Uganda reveals determinants of success of large-scale treatment campaigns

CamPathology 2018 lent

New guide to help identify and measure levels of genetic markers in blood

New insights into early interactions between Chlamydia and mammalian host cells

New insights into an essential bacterial protein trafficking system

Professor Jim Kaufman elected as an EMBO member

Secrets of Pregnancy

A newly discovered enterovirus protein facilitates virus growth in gut epithelial cells


An upstream open reading frame in enteroviruses encodes a newly discovered, twelfth viral protein (orange), breaking the established dogma of single-polyprotein (blue) gene expression in enteroviruses

Professor Ashley Moffett elected a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences

New blood test to help treat cancer patients

Distinct Polymorphisms in HLA Class I Molecules Govern Their Susceptibility to Peptide Editing by TAPBPR

Studies of Chlamydia help to reveal a new pathway of cellular filopodia formation

Welcome to Dr Rahul Roychoudhuri

Dr Amit Bhasin

An Autonomous Oscillation Times and Executes Centriole Biogenesis

Senior Academic Promotions 2020

Research Fellowship in Animal Parasitology

Funding awarded from the Rosetrees Trust for project: Targeting the function of Plasmodium Protein Disulphide Isomerase to Prevent Malarial Transmission.

Proteomics of cold sore virus (HSV-1) infection


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.

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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.