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An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge


1967  MD, Free University, Berlin-West, Germany

1976  Habilitation, Medical Microbiology, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany

1977  - 1979 Department of Microbiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York NY, USA

1980  - 1986 Senior Lecturer in Virology, University of Glasgow, and Hon. Consultant, Greater Glasgow Health Board, Glasgow, Scotland, UK

1987  - 1989 Consultant Virologist and Director, Regional Virus Laboratory, East Birmingham Hospital, Birmingham, UK

1990  -  2002 Consultant Virologist and Director, Clinical Microbiology and Public Health Laboratory, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK

2002  -  2004 Visiting Research Fellow, URM Virologie Moleculaire et Structurale, CNRS, Gif-sur-Yvette, France

2005  -  2007 Visiting Research Fellow, International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Trieste, Italy

2007  - present Director of Research, Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK


Key publications: 

Refs. available upon request or via PubMed

Molecular biology of rotaviruses
 Ulrich  Desselberger

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