Dr Leo Graves
Department of Biological and Medical Sciences
I gained my PhD in the Insect virus research group(IVRG), which provided me with exstensive knowledge of Baculoviruses and surrounding techniques that include imaging techniques, cloning, cell culturing as to name a few. I have since continued working with IVRG as a postdoctoral researcher where a large focus of my work has been optimising protein expression using baculoviruses.
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Graves LP, Hughes LC, Irons SL, Possee RD, King LA, 'In cultured cells the baculovirus P10 protein forms two independent intracellular structures that play separate roles in occlusion body maturation and their release by nuclear disintegration'
PLoS Pathogens 15 (6) (2019)
ISSN: 1553-7366 eISSN: 1553-7374Abstract Published here Open Access on RADAR
Graves LP, Aksular M, Alakeely RA, Ruiz Buck D, Chambers AC, Murguia-Meca F, Plata-Muñoz J-J, Hughes S, Johnson PRV, Possee RD, King LA, 'Improved Baculovirus Vectors for Transduction and Gene Expression in Human Pancreatic Islet Cells'
Viruses 10 (10) (2018)
ISSN: 1999-4915 eISSN: 1999-4915Abstract Published here Open Access on RADAR