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Virology

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Group Leaders

Name (sorted in descending order) Role Research Interests
Professor Mark Bronsvoort Personal Chair of Veterinary Epidemiology

I currently have a broad portfolio of interests including the epidemiology of foot-and-mouth disease and bovine tuberculosis and using molecular tools to understand transmission and spread at different scales in LMICs.  

Dr Robert Dalziel Group Leader/Senior Research Fellow
Professor Paul Digard Chair of Virology

Replication and pathogenesis of influenza viruses.

Dr Finn Grey Senior Research Fellow

Identifying host pathogen interactions using systems approaches

Dr Samantha Lycett Group Leader

Pathogen Phylodynamics - evolution and epidemiology of viruses and bacteria using bayesian and machine learning methods.

Professor Tanja Opriessnig Chair of Infectious Disease Pathology, Group Leader

Infectious disease models; Intervention strategies; Pathology; Veterinary diagnostics; Pigs.

Professor Lonneke Vervelde Personal Chair of Veterinary Immunology &Infectious Diseases

Host-pathogen interactions and immunomodulation in avian species, with a particular focus on mucosal surfaces.

Career Track fellow

Name (sorted in ascending order) Role Research Interests
Dr Christine Tait-Burkard Career Track Fellow/Research Fellow