Division of Infection and Immunity


Virtual Virology

17 May 2018, 4:00 pm–6:00 pm

How does HIV carry out reverse transcription inside the closed capsid?

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Towers Lab


Cruciform Building, LT2

The Virtual Virology series provides a forum for virology groups from around the UK to present their work. Sessions are focused on the most exciting and current questions in virology. The meeting format is a presenting group of three speakers who are introduced by a representative or the head of their research group.

This months talks:

Chaired by Leo James, MRC LMB, Cambridge

  • When too many structures is barely enough: What (we think) we've learned by comparing HIV and SIV capsids | David Jacques, UNSW Sydney
  • How to tweak HIV capsid stability: Control of uncoating kinetics revealed by single-molecule imaging | Till Böcking, UNSW Sydney
  • IP6 is an HIV pocket factor that regulates capsid assembly and disassembly | Donna Mallery, MRC LMB, Cambridge

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