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The Towers lab has re-opened for SARS-CoV-2 work, April 2020

Dr Ann-Kathrin Reuschl trains researchers in SARS-CoV-2 work, 2020 (photo courtesy of Nick David www.nickdavid.co.uk)

Researching COVID-19 - Transfections (photo courtesy of Nick David www.nickdavid.co.uk)

Read about our SARS-CoV2 research programme.


Dr Joe's video 'Viruses and You' is a great way to explain Coronavirus to kids, March 2020

Dr Joe Grove
Check out Dr Joe's YouTube channel for more videos.

Dr Joes video for kids Viruses and You

James Cai Won the Undergraduate Prize at the 8th Dean’s Research Prize Event, Feb 2020

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James Cai presents his winning poster at the 8th Dean’s Research Prize Event, Feb 2020


Happy 80th Birthday Robin Weiss! Feb 2020

Prof Richard Milne hosts Robin Weiss' 80th Birthday Symposium, Feb 2020

Prof Robin Weiss talks at his 80th birthday Symposium. Feb 2020

Prof Thomas Schulz, Dr Christine Carrington and Prof Ronib Weiss at Robin's 80th birthday symposium. Feb 2020

Prof Áine McKnight, Dr Marlen AAsa-Chapman, Dr Laura McCoy celebrate Robin's 80th at ragam. Feb 2020

We were thrilled to celebrate Prof Robin Weiss' 80th birthday with a day of fascinating talks from the 'Weiss squad' and friends. We rounded it all off with a very welcome curry at ragam.


Lucy Attended the UCL TRO/Wellcome Trust Translational Partnership Award Launch, Jan 2020

Dr Lucy Thorne

Lucy attended the UCL TRO/Wellcome Trust Translational Partnership Award Launch. Photo courtesy of UCL

Lucy was invited to attend the UCL TRO/Wellcome Trust Translational Partnership Award Launch as part of a group of Wellcome Trust funded UCL researchers at various stages of their careers who have benefitted from the translational support. She was there as the young career researcher, to showcase translation research that had come about from her Sir Henry Wellcome Fellowship and is now funded by a London Advanced Therapies confidence in collaboration grant. Ahe gave a talk titled: Inhibition of Innate Immunity Facilitates Stem cell Gene Therapy: IFITM3 vs HIV.
The guest speaker at the event was Dame Eliza Manningham-Buller, the current Chair of Wellcome Trust.


Good bye and Good luck! The Maillard and Rowe labs have left UCL, Jan 2020

Wishing Pierre, Helen and their labs lots of luck at Queen Mary, Jan 2020

Leaving gifts for Pierre from I&I, jan 2020

We wished our lab buddies and collaborators a fond farewell and the very best of luck as they left to take up new positions at QMUL.


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