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Dr Jori Symons

Dr Jori Symons

Dr Jori Symons

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Postdoctoral researcher
Viral Infectious Diseases, HIV
Department of Infectious Diseases
Lab Group(s):
Lewin Group

Dr Jori Symons is a postdoctoral Research Fellow in Professor Sharon Lewin’s and Associate Professor Paul Cameron’s laboratory. Jori obtained his PhD from Utrecht University in the Netherlands in the laboratory of Dr Monique Nijhuis and Dr Anne Wensing at the University Medical Centre Utrecht in 2014. In 2015, Jori joined the Lewin/Cameron laboratory to investigate HIV integration sites.

  • Key Achievements
    • Jori has been published in several peer reviewed international journals as a first and co-author. He has presented at multiple conferences and won two young investigator awards at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections.

    Research Groups
    • Lewin Group

      The main focus of the Lewin group is to understand why HIV infection persists on antiretroviral therapy, to develop new strategies to eliminate latency and to define the biological determinants of immune reconstitution and factors that drive liver disease in HIV-hepatitis B virus co-infection.

      Lab Team

      Lewin Group

      • Dr Jasminka Sterjovski
        Research Manager
      • Dr Jennifer Audsley
        Post-doctoral Research Fellow
      • Dr Jenny Anderson
        Post-doctoral Research Fellow
      • Dr Vanessa Evans
        Post-doctoral Research Fellow
      • Dr Jori Symons
        Post-doctoral Research Fellow
      • Dr Jennifer Zerbato
        Post-doctoral Research Fellow
      • Ajantha Rhodes
        Lab Manager
      • Dr Kasha Singh
        PhD student
      • Dr Matthew Pitman
        PhD student
      • Youry Kim
        PhD student
      • Haoming Liu
        PhD Student
      • Rachel Pascoe
        PhD Student
      • Jared Stern
        PhD Student
      • Wei Zhao
        Research Fellow
      • Carolin Tumpach
        Research Support Officer

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