Professor Stacey Efstathiou
Stacey Efstathiou joined NIBSC in January 2015 as Head of Viral Vaccines. His previous post was Professor of Virus Pathogenesis at the University of Cambridge.
Stacey studied Microbiology at Leeds University and then moved to the Department of Pathology at the University of Cambridge to undertake a PhD on herpes simplex virus latency. Stacey continued his studies on both alpha and gamma herpesvirus pathogenesis as a postdoctoral fellow in Cambridge under the guidance of Tony Minson before moving to the Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science in Adelaide. Stacey returned from Australia to a Lectureship in the Division of Virology at the University of Cambridge where he continued his research on herpesvirus pathogenesis and immune evasion. He currently holds an affiliate position with the University of Cambridge.
Stacey has published over 90 peer reviewed papers in the area of virology (h index 39), served on the MRC Infection and Immunity Board (2004-2009), was Editor in Chief of the Journal of General Virology (2013-2017) and acted as Head of the Division of Virology, Cambridge University (2003-2010).