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Robin Weiss: Election to US National Academy of Sciences

Congratulations are offered to Professor Robin Weiss on his election to the National Academy of Sciences (USA). Robin is Emeritus Professor of Viral Oncology in the Wohl Virion Centre. (Link to Wohl)

Published: Jun 5, 2013 10:30:40 AM

COMING UP: MRC@UCL Centenary Science Fair

The MRC@UCL Centenary Science Fair will be a family fun day for all ages and will include lab tours, talks, hands-on activities, interactive demonstrations, games and exhibitions. There will be stalls and exhibits in the UCL Cloisters off the main quad, and a treasure hunt for younger visitors. Some of the groups involved and activities planned include: The Centre for Medical Molecular Virology will run science workshops offering a fun, hands-on experience of what the centre does. Including DNA extraction, testing pipetting skills and allowing visitors to demonstrate creative flair by designing and drawing their own interpretations of viruses. The Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing will exhibit research findings about the National Survey of Health and Development (NHSD), alongside a timeline of public interest milestones. They will also host a variety of activities, including testing grip strength and measuring reaction times.  Students from the Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology will show what it's like to work in a lab, with various interactive presentations and demonstrations, and the opportunity to discuss careers in medical research. The MRC fellows at UCL will give a series of talks aimed at the general public highlighting the biomedical research funded by the MRC. These talks will focus on the big challenges in biomedical research including cancer, heart disease, infections and diseases of the nervous system. The Seminar series will be officially started by Nobel laureate and one of the BBC's 'Beautiful Minds', Sir Tim Hunt In addition, visitors can sign up for visits to the research labs at the Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology. More...

Published: Mar 5, 2013 1:42:56 PM


The Centre currently consists of members drawn from University College London and its affiliated institutes. The community of members dedicated to virology research has created productive collaborations within UCL


Collins, Prof Mary

Deputy Director

Breuer, Prof Judy

Akbar, Prof Arne Gupta, Dr Ravindra
Pillay, Prof Deenan
Bennett, Dr Clare Jenner, Dr Richard Rowe, Dr Helen
Boshoff, Prof Christopher Jolly, Dr Clare Sansom, Prof David
Chain, Prof Benny Kellam, Dr Paul Stauss, Prof Hans
Emery, Prof Vincent Maini, Prof Mala Stockinger, Dr Gitta
Escors, Dr David Marsh, Prof Mark
Takeuchi, Dr Yasuhiro
Fassati, Dr Ariberto Milne, Dr Richard Towers, Prof Greg
Griffiths, Prof Paul Morris, Dr Emma Walker, Dr Lucy
Grove, Dr Joe
Noursadehgi, Dr Mahdad Weiss, Prof Robin
Administrative Support Staff
Pam Clarke (Centre Administrator) pam.clarke@ucl.ac.uk    

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