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Interests

The research focus is on elucidation of pathogenic mechanisms of morbilliviruses and related virus infections as well as characterization of new virus isolates. A major interest is in the interaction of viruses with cell receptors (with particular emphasis on neural cell and airway receptors) as major determinants of virus host range, tissue tropism and induction of disease.

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Recent Invited Lectures

2010 - University of University of Manchester
2010 - University of Liverpool
2010 - Institute of Animal Health, Pirbright
2010 - University of Nantes, France
2010 - Therapeutic Antibodies Europe Conference
2010 - European Measles Virus Meeting, Wurzburg

Teaching

Co-ordination, course development and teaching Medical Microbiology and Immunology to Medical and Dental students.

Co-orgination, course development and teaching of Virology to science students.

Aspects of Molecular biology are taught (plus course development and co-ordination of Molecular medicine course) to these different student groups.

Co-ordination of Infection control session for final year Medical Students.

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Projects 2006 2006

R3973CNR: 7th International Symposium on Neurovirology

Cosby, S.

01/08/200605/12/2019

Project: Research

Selected Research Output 1993 2017

51 Citations (Scopus)
Transient Receptor Potential Channels
Rhinovirus
Cough
Reflex
Up-Regulation

Activities 1985 2012

Deputy Chair Professional Development Committee for Society of General Microbiology

Louise Cosby (Member)
2012

Activity: Consultancy typesContribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

Athena SWAN Charter for women in science (External organisation)

Louise Cosby (Member)
2012

Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

American Society for Microbiology (External organisation)

Louise Cosby (Member)
2008 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of external research organisation

Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council

Louise Cosby (Reviewer)
2008 → …

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution

Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council (External organisation)

Louise Cosby (Reviewer)
2008 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of external research organisation

Impact

Debunking MMR vaccine associated scares

Philip Earle (Participant), Louise Cosby (Participant), William Duprex (Participant), Bert Rima (Participant)

Impact: Health Impact, Quality of Life Impact