George Kassiotis

George Kassiotis

SENIOR GROUP LEADER

George Kassiotis is currently a Senior Group Leader and head of the laboratory of Retroviral Immunology at the Francis Crick Institute, London, UK. He is also a Professor of Retrovirology, at the Department of Medicine, Imperial College London, UK, and recipient of a New Investigator Award from the Wellcome Trust, UK. His doctoral studies, with Lesley Probert and George Kollias at the Hellenic Pasteur Institute, Athens, Greece, focused on transgenic mouse models for human neuroimmunological diseases.

He carried out postdoctoral studies with Brigitta Stockinger at the Medical Research Council's National Institute for Medical Research in Mill Hill, London, UK, on T cell homeostasis and immunological memory. His laboratory's current work concentrates on innate and adaptive immune responses to endogenous and exogenous retroviruses.

Qualifications and history

2000
Hellenic Pasteur Institute, Athens, Greece
PhD in Immunology
2000
Medical Research Council National Institute for Medical Research, London, UK
Post-doctoral Fellow
2005
Medical Research Council National Institute for Medical Research, London, UK
Programme Leader Track
2011
Medical Research Council National Institute for Medical Research, London, UK
Programme Leader
2015
The Francis Crick Institute, London, UK
Senior Group Leader

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