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Cambridge Infectious Diseases

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

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Harriet Groom

Harriet  Groom

Tutor & Director of Studies for Biological Natural Sciences, Henslow Reserach Fellow- Downing College.

I research the molecular interactions between retroviruses and human cells.

Departments and Institutes


Research Interests

My research is currently focused on the role of the antiviral protein SAMHD1 in the cell and disease.


  • Restriction
  • Immunology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Macrophages
  • Host-Pathogen Interaction
  • Virology
  • Innate Immunity
  • Infection
  • Enzyme
  • Metabolism


  • Lentivirus
  • HIV