Sharon M. Brookes

Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency, United Kingdom

Sharon M. Brookes obtained a B.S. degree (honors) in microbiology from La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, 1986 (2:1) and a Ph.D. degree with the title“The Cytopathogenesis of Bluetongue virus” from the Australian Animal Health Laboratory, Geelong, VIC, Australia, 1992. Brookes is currently the Avian & Mammalian Influenza Team Leader, Virology Department, Animal Health Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA), Weybridge, Surrey, UK, since February, 2007, working on virus pathogenesis, interspecies transmission dynamics, and vaccine efficacy. Brookes was a Project Leader, Lyssavirus Research, January, 2001–February, 2007, working on virus pathogenesis, and an European Bat Lyssavirus Surveillance Functional Manager, VLA. Brookes was also a Senior Postdoc, 04/1994–12/2000, Institute for Animal Health, Pirbright, Surrey , UK, working on African swine fever virus structure and morphogenesis, and a Junior Postdoc, 11/1990–04/1994, Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, London, UK, working on pathogenesis of Sjogren’s syndrome: lymphotropic viral involvement.

Biography Updated on 9 January 2012

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