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Cambridge Infectious Diseases

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

Studying at Cambridge


Xiaowei Jiang PhD

Xiaowei  Jiang, PhD

My research aims to understand the molecular basis of evolution.

Research themes

Pathogen Biology and Evolution:
Epidemiology and mathematical modelling:
Host-Pathogen Interactions:
Drugs and Vaccines:
Connections in Europe:
  • University of Manchester, Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Trinity College, Dublin, Department of Genetics

Departments and Institutes



  • Evolution
  • Ecology
  • Immune Evasion
  • Viral pathogenicity
  • Host-Pathogen Interaction
  • Virology
  • Virion assembly
  • Pathogen Evolution
  • MHC
  • Infection
  • Structural Biology
  • Cross-species transmission
  • Virulence
  • Pathogenesis
  • Bioinformatics
  • Bacteriology
  • Drug Discovery


  • HIV
  • Chronic Infection
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • RNA virus
  • Streptococcus
  • Emerging viral diseases
  • AIDS


  • X-Ray Crystallography
  • Mathematical modelling
  • Computational modelling