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School of the Biological Sciences


MRC Investigator, MRC Toxicology Unit

Vito Mennella's research aims to understand how airways cells respond, adapt and survive when confronted with different types of insults such as toxic particulates, drugs targeting the airways and infectious agents. Learn more


Research Areas

Environmental airway exposure
Genetic and infectious diseases of the lung
Airway cellular biology
Cilia and centrosome biology
Nanometer-scale mapping in situ


Super-resolution fluorescence microscopy
Volumetric Electron Microscopy
Quantitative imaging
Proximity-labeling Mass Spectrometry
Loss of function by CRISPR-Cas9 and shRNAi


Research Theme