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Professor Bill Paxton PhD DIC

Professor Clinical Infection, Microbiology & Immunology

    Research

    Research Interest 1

    The main research focus of the lab is the better understanding of the viral and host factors associated with HIV-1 transmission and disease progression. The emphasis being on stuyding the genotypic as well as phenotypic properties of the gp120 envelope protein asscoiated with both of the above. More recently we have studied HIV-1 in the context of co-infection with other pathogens, including TB, Helminthic parasites, HPV and HCV.

    Research Grants

    The exposure of urban rodents to the human COVID-19 virus and the potential for viral recombination

    NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (NERC)

    April 2020 - September 2021

    Research Support Fees for Abdullateef Abdullah Alshehri

    ROYAL EMBASSY OF SAUDI ARABIA CULTURAL BUREAU IN LONDON (UK)

    February 2020 - January 2023

    Research Support Fees for Miss Wejdan Oudah M Albawi

    ROYAL EMBASSY OF SAUDI ARABIA CULTURAL BUREAU IN LONDON (UK)

    April 2019 - March 2023

    European HIV Vaccine Alliance (EHVA): a EU platform for the discovery and evaluation of novel prophylactic and therapeutic vaccine candidates.

    EUROPEAN COMMISSION

    January 2016 - June 2023

    Pathogen Co-infection: HIV-1, Tuberculosis, Malaria and hepatitis C virus (PATHCO)

    EUROPEAN COMMISSION

    October 2013 - October 2017