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School of the Biological Sciences


Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow and Reader in Virus Bioinformatics, Department of Pathology

Andrew Firth is interested in the molecular biology of all sorts of RNA viruses (including both plant and animal), especially studying the many mechanisms that viruses use to express their genes, including discovering completely novel mechanisms of regulating gene expression. Learn more


Research Areas

Molecular biology
RNA viruses
Comparative genomics
Protein synthesis


Molecular biology

Research Themes

   Infection and Immunity