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Cambridge Infectious Diseases

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

Studying at Cambridge


Professor John Sinclair

Professor John Sinclair

Professor Sinclair’s research interests are in the molecular biology and pathogenesis of human herpes viruses, particularly human cytomegalovirus (HCMV). HCMV is a major cause of disease in transplant patients and patients with AIDS and his research program aims to understand latency and reactivation of this persistent human virus and how the host immune response combats virus disease

John Sinclair is accepting applications for PhD students.

John Sinclair is available for consultancy.

Departments and Institutes

Professor of Molecular Virology


  • Host-Pathogen Interaction


  • Cytomegalovirus Infection