Neil Blake gained his B.S. degree in biochemistry from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland before completing a Ph.D. degree in molecular virology at the University of London studying the human poxvirus, molluscum contagiosum virus. His postdoctoral work was carried out at the University of Oxford studying vaccinia virus pathogenesis, and at the University of Birmingham, UK studying the immune response to Epstein-Barr virus. Dr. Blake works currently as a Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool. His current research interests include analysis of the immune response to human herpesvirus infections in health and disease, mechanisms of herpesvirus immune evasion, and understanding the role of ubiquitination during virus infection.
Biography Updated on 23 September 2013