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...

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...

December 31, 2017

 Wishing all friends and collaborators a very happy new year from all of us in VHIT! 

October 25, 2017

This week we welcomed Emily to VHIT and Georgi to the Shams labs (catchy acronym pending) with the biannual VHIT Vs Shams lab shuffleboard championship ft. special guest Dario. Emily is an undergraduate student at the University of Leeds, and will be joining us this se...

September 23, 2017

It's spring cleaning in the land of VHIT website design. PhD Students Steven and Daniella have taken over website duties and are proud to unveil VHIT2.0! (now with 100% more blue). Keep your eyes glued to the page as hopefully we shall be updating our site more often.....

September 22, 2017

A sad day for VHIT as Dr. Marieke Pingen i.e. Dr P has left to pursue an exciting new opportunity with the Chemokine Research group at the University of Glasgow, under the supervision of Prof. Gerry Graham. As a founding member of VHIT, Marieke spent 4 very successful...

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