Welcome to the Towers Lab
We aim to understand the molecular details of host virus interactions, to develop novel therapeutic approaches for viral infection and to use viruses to help us understand mammalian cell biology and evolution.
Children study slides and microscopes during a recent visit by Gayhurst School.
Greg has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant for 2,500,000 Euros entitled "Characterisation and Manipulation of Primate Lentiviral Interactions with Innate Immunity" We are seeking 2 molecular biology Post Doctoral Research Assistants and 1 chemistry Post Doctoral Research Assistant. For further information and to apply please visit the links below:
Our work on evasion of innate immunity by HIV-1 has been published in Nature
Rasaiyaah, J., C. P. Tan, A. J. Fletcher, A. J. Price, C. Blondeau, L. Hilditch, D. A. Jacques, D. L. Selwood, L. C. James, M. Noursadeghi and G. J. Towers. 2013. HIV-1 evades innate immune recognition through specific co-factor recruitment. Nature (2013) doi:10.1038/nature12769
We are funded by Senior Biomedical Research Fellowship from the Wellcome Trust No 090940 to Professor Greg Towers and also by the Medical Research Council, the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre and the MRC Centre for Medical Molecular Virology.
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