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Our research is designed to answer questions in essential areas of science and identify gaps in our knowledge of the biology of viruses of economic importance. We increase our understanding by:

  • Characterising virus structure, genetics, replication and evolution
  • Exploiting genetic, genomic and proteomic (of proteins) data to understand the relationship between viruses and hosts
  • Pinpointing factors influencing vector capacity from the laboratory to the outside world
  • Understanding how viruses are transmitted between hosts
  • Determining the interactions between viruses and their hosts and viruses and their vector


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