Dr Ashley Banyard

Ashley.Banyard@ahvla.gsi.gov.uk | +44 1932 357722

Dr Ashley Banyard BSc MSc PhD, is a Senior Research Scientist studying aspects of both pathogenesis and novel vaccine design for lyssaviruses and morbilliviruses. Further roles include scientific project management of DEFRA and BBSRC funded research projects and graduate supervision.

Relevant Publications

Banyard A.C., Derek M. Healy, Edward Wright, Graeme Harkess, Daniel Hicks, Alex Nunez, and Anthony R. Fooks. (2013). Lyssavirus infection: ‘Low Dose, Multiple Exposure’ in the mouse model. Virus Research, Dec 2013.

Daniel J. Hicks, Alejandro Núñez, Ashley C. Banyard, Alun Williams, Angel Ortiz-Pelaez, Anthony R. Fooks and Nicholas Johnson. (2013). Differential chemokine 1 responses in the murine brain following lyssavirus infection. Journal of Comparative Pathology, 12, pp. 1-17.

Frederic Vigant, Jihye Lee, Axel Hollmann, Lukas Tanner, Zeynep Akyol-Ataman, Guanghou Shui, Hector Aguilar-Carreno, Tatyana Yun, Dong Zhang, David Meriwether, Gleyder Roman-Sosa, Lyndsey Robinson, Terry Juelich, Hubert Buczkowski, Sunwen Chou, Miguel A.R.B. Castanho, Mike C. Wolf, Ashley C. Banyard, Margaret Kielian, Srinivasa Reddy, Markus R. Wenk, Matthias Selke, Nuno C. Santos, Alexander Freiberg, Michael E. Jung, Benhur Lee. (2013). A Mechanistic paradigm for broad specturm antivirals that target virus-cell fusion. PLOS Pathogens, vol 9, Issue 4.

Marston DA, McElhinney LM, Banyard AC, Horton DL, Nunez A, Koser ML, Schnell MJ, Fooks AR. (2013). Interspecies protein substitution to investigate the role of the lyssavirus glycoprotein. J Gen Virol. Feb;94(Pt 2):284-92. Epub 2012 Oct 24.

Healy DM, Brookes SM, Banyard AC, Núñez A, Cosby SL, Fooks AR. (2012). Pathobiology of rabies virus and the European bat lyssaviruses in experimentally infected mice. Virus Res. Mar;172(1-2):46-53. doi: 10.1016/j.virusres.2012.12.011. Epub 2012 Dec 27.