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Researchers at Leicester are engaged in cutting-edge research in the fight against COVID-19.
As Professor of Clinical Microbiology, Professor Barer's areas of expertise are Respiratory, Clinical Microbiology, Tuberculosis and COVID19.
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Chris Brightling, Clinical Professor in Respiratory Medicine, is a world-renowned academic specialising in airway disease.
Nick Brindle is Professor of Cell Signalling in the departments of Molecular and Cell Biology and Cardiovascular Sciences with expertise in how proteins interact with each other at the molecular level.
John Schwabe is a Professor of Structural Biology and the founding Director of the Leicester Institute of Structural and Chemical Biology. During the COVID-19 pandemic the Institute are using their structural biology expertise to investigate how the SARS-CoV-2 gains entry to cells.
Dr Tang is Honorary Associate Professor, Department of Respiratory Sciences Clinical Microbiology.