School of Life Sciences

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Prof Michelle West

Post:Professor of Tumour Virology (Biochemistry)
Location:JMS BUILDING 3C20

Telephone numbers
Internal:8404 or 8683
UK:01273 678404 or 01273 678683
International:+44 1273 678404 or +44 1273 678683

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BSc Hons - Biochemistry (University of Warwick)
PhD on the Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigens (CRUK Institute for Cancer Studies, University of Birmingham)

Following her PhD, Dr West worked on the the c-myc transcription factor at the University of Leicester as a Post-doctoral Fellow before moving to the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology at Cambridge to work on the regulation of HIV transcription. She moved to Sussex in November 2001 as an independent Wellcome Trust Fellow and was appointed as a member of academic faculty in March 2006, part-funded by the Wellcome Trust until March 2010.