Dr Emma Poole

Emma obtained her PhD from Cambridge University, Department of Pathology, where she studied the protein-protein interactions of Influenza A virus polymerase. After a period of time at St George’s Hospital Medical School studying immune evasion mechanism of paramyxoviruses, she returned to Cambridge University. Emma then worked in the Department of Medicine at Cambridge University where she worked on Human Cytomegalovirus. In the Department of Medicine she worked as a Senior Research Associate researching the molecular mechanisms of Human Cytomegalovirus latency. In 2023 she was appointed an Associate Professor at the University of Cambridge, Department of Pathology, where she continues to study Human Cytomegalovirus latency with a view to the development of novel therapeutics.