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Prof. Venugopal K. Nair

Head, Avian Oncogenic Viruses

The Pirbright Institute

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The Pirbright Institute

Ash Road

Woking, Surrey GU24 0NF

United Kingdom

Company Description

The Pirbright Institute has recently been involved in two OIE-funded laboratory twinning projects, one in Uganda and the other in Morocco. In Uganda the Institute was twinned with the National Animal Disease Diagnostics and Epidemiology Centre (NADDEC) ... more

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Background Information


Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Institute of Virology

Chairman of the Organizing Committee
7th International Marek's Disease Symposium


Bachelors Degree

Veterinary & Animal Sciences

Kerala Agricultural University


Veterinary Medicine



Veterinary Medicine

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

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Staff | Interdisciplinary Bioscience Doctoral Training Partnership [cached]

Professor Venugopal Nair Venugopal Nair is Head of the Avian Viral Diseases programme at the Pirbright Institute. His research includes multidisciplinary approaches to understand the molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis of viral diseases affecting poultry health.

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Professor Venugopal Nair Viral Oncogenesis Group

Focused Meeting 2016: Molecular Biology and Pathogenesis of Avian Viruses [cached]

Organisers: Dr Mike Skinner (Imperial College London, UK) and Professor Venugopal Nair (The Pirbright Institute, UK).

Mike Skinner (Imperial College London, UK) and Venugopal Nair (The Pirbright Institute, UK) Avian Viruses - Tuesday
Venugopal Nair (The Pirbright Institute, UK) Avian Viruses - Wednesday
Venugopal Nair (Pirbright Institute, UK)
Venugopal Nair
Venugopal is the Head of the Avian Viral Diseases programme overseeing the research on avian diseases at The Pirbright Institute. Venugopal also heads the Avian Oncogenic Virus Group & the OIE Reference Laboratory on Marek's disease. He has a long-standing experience in the field of avian viral diseases, and is the Associate Editor of the major reference book, Diseases of Poultry. In addition to the position at The Pirbright Institute, Venugopal holds positions as Jenner Institute Investigator (Oxford), Visiting Professor of Avian Virology (Zoology, Oxford), Honorary Visiting Professor (Imperial College London), Honorary Professor (University of Liverpool), and Member of the Oxford University Bioscience DTP. In recognition of his overall contribution to science, he was awarded an OBE in the Queen's New Year's Honours list 2015. Venugopal's group has made major contributions to our understanding of avian viral biology and pathogenesis, including reverse genetics for avian viruses and vaccine vectors.

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Prof Venugopal Nair Head of Programme

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Professor Venugopal Nair, head of the Avian Viral Diseases programme at the Pirbright Institute, said: "The findings of this study emphasise the importance of examining the intricate nature of the virus-host interactions and the potential role of the host genetic factors influencing the transmission dynamics and outcomes of important diseases such as avian flu."

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