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Jessica Forbester

Cardiff University, UK
Biography

Dr Jessica Forbester is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Cardiff University, although she is mainly based at the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine in Oxford, where she is collaborating with Professor Tao Dong’s lab, researching how specific genetic variants alter viral response in human myeloid cells. Previously, Jessica completed her PhD at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Cambridge. She is interested in using human iPSCs as tools for studying host-pathogen interactions, in particular the utility of these cells for incorporating host variation into an in vitro model system.

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