46th World Congress on Microbiology
Sarah Louise Cosby
Queen’s University Belfast & Agri-Food & Biosciences Institute, UK
S Louise Cosby was appointed as the Head of Virology Branch at the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute, UK, in 2015. She was the Chair of Microbiology in Queen’s University Belfast from 2002 and remains an Emeritus Professor. She is a Fellow of Royal College of Pathologists (London) and Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology, UK. She has served/currently serves on grant/editorial boards: BBSRC, UK; Chair/Member, Science Foundation Ireland; Deputy Chair Professional Development Committee, Microbiology Society, UK; Associate Editor, Journal of Neurovirology, USA; Review Editor, Frontiers in Microbiology; External Assessor for Appointments and Promotions in Medical Microbiology, University of Malaysia. Her research interests are: virus pathogenesis including, virus-receptor interactions, virus-induced immunosuppression and vaccine development. Her work has focused on paramyxoviruses of both human and veterinary interest, with publications/grant funding in this area.