December 20, 2019

Daniella's work features in the Microbiology Society's podcast MICROTALK.

https://soundcloud.com/microbiosoc/mosquito-saliva-and-its-enhancing-effect-on-arboviruses

Anyone who’s been enjoying the sun on a nice summers evening knows the dreaded whine made by mosquitoes on...

December 5, 2019

At this years British Society of Immunology (BSI) annual congress, we were fortunate to have a really engaging selection of speakers talking about leucocyte trafficking, with a focus on responses to infection.  Thanks to all the speakers, you were truly inspirational a...

November 27, 2019

Daniella has made a fantastic contribution to the life of VHIT over past three years. Her work has helped transform our understanding of how mosquito saliva modulates host mammalian responses to infection. She will be greatly missed as she starts a new adventure at the...

October 28, 2019

This is a great chance to combine virology + immunology to discover how arboviruses cause disease. Click on the picture for more details and to apply. But please do get in touch if you any queries or just fancy a chat about the project 😀 

October 18, 2019

Daniella has spent three amazing years as a PhD student at VHIT. On Saturday we all got together at group leader Clive's house, shared some food and drinks and had great time! Daniella has done some truly amazing work, researching how factors in mosquito saliva modulat...

September 12, 2019

So happy to see our PhD student Daniella present her work with such eloquence at The Young microbiologist of the year award. Standards were very high and it was great to see such emerging talent in UK microbiology research. 

Daniella Lefteri had been nominated to r...

May 20, 2019

VHIT attended the 17th UK Hepacivirus and Flavivirus Meeting in the beautiful Lake District this weekend. This small meeting provided a great chance to discuss work in an informal setting with leading virologists and associated experts, including Prof Eva Harris from B...

January 15, 2019

Proud supervisor of first PhD student @BrevenStyden who aced his viva just before christmas! Thanks to @cjohansson_lab and @bbrennan83 for examining; and @MariekePingen @DaniellaAnL1 and our collaborators who helped make it happen.

September 21, 2018

So proud to hear that, on his first major international conference (American Society of Virology 2018), our PhD student Steven Bryden was awarded the Joel M. Dalrymple Memorial award for his talk! So cool! According to ASV, the recipients of this award have demonstrate...

July 11, 2018

http://www.jbc.org/content/293/8/3003.long

MicroRNAs are important regulators of gene expression. We how here that one such microRNA, mir-146, regulates the expression of the atypical chemokine receptor 2 (ACKR2). ACKR2 is a pivotal regulatory of the inflammatory respon...

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