February 21, 2020

To help explain Steven's recent Science Translation Medicine paper, he decided to explain the significance of the work for a non-technical audience. To do this he co-authored a piece for The Conversation , which disseminates its content to a number of online media outl...

February 12, 2020

Following publication of Steven's paper in Science Translational Medicine we were inundated with media requests for comment. It really means so much that people think our work has the potential to make a real difference. So far Altmetrics ranks the paper in the top 4%...

January 22, 2020

Marleen van der Lann, a post-graduated student from the Univeristy of Groningen, started toady in the lab with VHIT. Pictured here with Georgi who is teaching her FACS staining. Marleen is super interested in mosquito-borne viruses and hopes to continue her studies wit...

January 22, 2020

Steven has truly excelled himself following publication of his PhD project in the top tier journal, Science Translational Medicine. Steven is also a budding artist and his retro-cool depiction of his paper made the front cover. He has made us all really proud with this...

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...

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