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Dr Rich Miles Celebrated his Graduation at the Royal Festival Hall, July 2018

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Congratulations Rich!!

Doug continues the collaboration with the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research in Lagos, July 2018

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Dr Doug Fink starting a new study looking at non-communicable chronic lung disease in people living with HIV in collaboration with the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research in Lagos, Nigeria.


Layal's article 'Want stronger, healthier sperm? Eat your nuts' is published in the Guardian, July 2018

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Layal Liverpool, who completed her BSc project in the Towers lab, has had her first article published in The Guardian as part of her British Science Association media fellowship. Click here to read about diet and the quility of sperm.

Doug's Band, 'Tall Poppies' played at Juju's Bar and Stage, June, 2018

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Another stirling performance from our drumming doctor and his tallented band Tall Poppies.

Che won the Postdoctoral category for her poster at the 31st International Conference on Antiviral Research, June 2018!

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The Towers Lab attended the Toll meeting in Porto, June 2018

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Lorena gave a plenary talk entitled 'cGas is Activated by HIV-2, but not HIV-1, in Primary Human Macrophages' and Doug and Becky both presented posters at the Toll meeting in Porto.


Hataf presented at Cold Spriing Harbor Retrovirus meeting, June 2018

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Hataf spoke on 'Vpr promotes HIV-1 replication by suppressing innate immune activation' at the 43rd Retrovirus meeting in Cold Spring Harbor while Greg chaired the session.


John Hosted the Preview Event for his Capsid exhibition at CGP London's galleries in Southwark Park, May 2018

Capsid exhibition at CGP London's galleries. The calm before the storm! Photo credit Jonathan Bassett

Capsid exhibition at CGP London's galleries.

The Towers lab and friends attended the preview of John Walter's Capsid exhibition due to open on 17th May at CGP London's Galleries. Capsid showcases John's collaborative work with us. To read more, visit our Art page.


 Che and Lauren attend the Division of Medicine Research Retreat, Canary Wharf, May 2018

Che and Lauren at the Division of Medicine Research Retreat, Canary Wharf, May 2018
Che and Lauren presented posters on our collaborative work with Prof Dave Selwood at the Division of Medicine Research Retreat in Canary Wharf.

John's art is on display at the Wellcome Trust as part of their 'Somewhere in Between' Exhibition, May 2018

The Towers lab visits 'Somewhere in Between' to see John's exhibits
The Towers, Rowe and Jolly lab's visited the Wellcome Trust's 'Somewhere in Between' exhibition where John Walter's exhibition 'Alien Sex Club' is on display. John met us to talk us through his exhibits and how science has inspired them. For more information on the Somewhere in Between exhibition click here.

 

 


The Towers lab attended the Microbiological Society Annual Conference in Birmingham, April 2018

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The Towers lab attended the Microbiology Society Annual Conference 2018 at the International Conference Centre (ICC), Birmingham, UK.

 

 


John presented his latest science inspired works to the Towers lab, Feb 2018

Greg, Claire, Bethany and Tom attending John's lab meeting 'A Nanocabaret: the influence of capsid science on my artistic practice'

John Walter, our artist in residence, presented his latest science inspired works funded by a Wellcome Trust Large Arts Award.

 

 


Dr Rob Lever Secures a Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Training Fellowship to fund his PhD, Feb 2018

Dr Rob Lever, who was an Acedemic Clinical Fellow in the Towers lab, has secured a Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Training Fellowship to fund his PhD and will start in September.

 

 


Bethany Schneiderman Secures PhD Offers from Both UCL and Imperial, Feb 2018

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Bethany, who is studing for her MRes in the Towers lab, has secured offers to study for a PhD from both Imperial and UCL. She will start at Imperial in September.

 

 


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