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In the Towers Lab we aim to understand the molecular details of host virus interactions particularly with respect to innate immunity. We consider novel therapeutic approaches for viral infection and inflammation and use viruses to help us understand mammalian cell biology and evolution. We also want to know what is special about pandemic viruses HIV-1(M) and SARS-CoV-2 and how have they adapted to replicate in humans and cause disease.

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Greg presented the Faculty of Medical Sciences Lecture on Tuesday 8th Feb. To watch please click the link: SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19: What have we learned and what’s next?

Greg presents the Faculty public lecture on SARS-CoV-2, Feb 2022

Professor Richard Milne hosts a discussion about SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 with Greg and colleagues Professors Mala Maini and Maddy Noursadeghi both of whom work on COVID19 immunology for the UCL infection students. To view the full discussion please go to our News page.

Prof Richard Milne interviews Prof Mala Maini, Prof Maddy Noursadeghi and Prof Greg Towers about SARS-CoV-2, Dec 2021

False coloured SEM image of 283T cells in culture. Image is copyrighted. It was taken on SEM by Steve Gschmeissner. To see more of his work, visit http://theworldcloseup.com/
Virtual Virology

The Towers laboratory we share with the Gupta and Rowe labs. Image courtsey of the Wellcome Trust
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False coloured SEM image of a platelet found as a contaminant in a primary monocyte culture. Image is copyrighted. It was taken on SEM by Steve Gschmeissner. To see more of his work, visit http://theworldcloseup.com/
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We are funded by a Senior Biomedical Research Fellowship No 108183 from Wellcome to Professor Greg Towers and a Wellcome collaborative award as well as grants from the Medical Research Council and the National Institute for Health Research.

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