Prof David Evans


BMS 2.11
tel. 01334 46 3396

We study the biology of a range of viruses with single stranded, positive sense RNA genomes that are of medical importance, that provide tractable model systems or that are important in food security. Our current research focuses on the replication and evolution of poliovirus and the biology of deformed wing virus of honeybees. 





Puxty, RJ, Evans, DJ, Millard, AD & Scanlan, DJ 2018, 'Energy limitation of cyanophage development: implications for marine carbon cycling' ISME Journal, vol First Online. DOI: 10.1038/s41396-017-0043-3
Fros, JJ, Dietrich, I, Alshaikhahmed, K, Passchier, TC, Evans, DJ & Simmonds, P 2017, 'CpG and UpA dinucleotides in both coding and non-coding regions of echovirus 7 inhibit replication initiation post-entry' eLife, vol 6, e29112. DOI: 10.7554/eLife.29112
Woodman, A, Arnold, J, Cameron, C & Evans, DJ 2016, 'Biochemical and genetic analysis of the role of the viral polymerase in enterovirus recombination' Nucleic Acids Research, vol 44, no. 14, pp. 6883-6895. DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkw567
Puxty, RJ, Millard, AD, Evans, DJ & Scanlan, DJ 2016, 'Viruses inhibit CO2 fixation in the most abundant phototrophs on Earth' Current Biology, vol 26, no. 12, pp. 1585-1589. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.04.036
Ryabov, EV, Fannon, JM, Moore, JD, Wood, GR & Evans, DJ 2016, 'The Iflaviruses Sacbrood virus and Deformed wing virus evoke different transcriptional responses in the honeybee which may facilitate their horizontal or vertical transmission' PeerJ, vol 4, e1591. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.1591
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