Dr Chris Van Tulleken wins the Max Perutz Science Writing Award

Chris brings Operation Ouch to the Max perutz science writing awards

Chris Van Tulleken celebrated winning the MRC’s Max Perutz Science Writing award sponsored by Metro at the Royal Institution in London this month. The award recognises and celebrates excellent written science communication by MRC PhD students who submit an 800 word article answering ‘Why does my research matter?’. Chris’s article entitled “Ex Africa Semper Aliquid Novo” discusses the sometimes surprising pathway research takes to realise its goals.

ColdSpring Harbor

Greg and Jane presented at the Retrovirus meeting in Cold Spring Harbor 

Greg and Jane discuss the abstracts (left) and Greg and Felipe chat at the picnic (right)

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CROI Presentation

Greg presented at the 2014 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections at Croi. His talk entitled  'HIV-1 Evades Innate Immune Recognition Through Specific Co-Factor Recruitment' is available as a podcast.

amfAR Grant

Dr Jane Rasaiyaah has been awarded a grant by amfAR in their latest round of cure-focused research funding. Her work, in collaboration with Dr Leo James of Cambridge University, focuses on disrupting the ability of HIV to use a cellular protein to hide from the innate immune system by drugging and effectively uncloaking it.

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