Upton, Christopher


Phone number: (250) 721-6507
Email: cupton@uvic.ca
Department: Biochemistry and Microbiology

Research description:

My research area is the analysis of genes specifying virulence in viruses. The virus groups include: poxviruses, herpesviruses, African swine fever virus, influenza and baculoviruses.
This work includes development of software tools for analysis of virus genomes.

Health related research:

The bioinformatics supports databases and software design for analysis of important human pathogens including smallpox, SARS and herpes viruses.

International research:

I have collaborative projects with investigators at:

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Software development

The software is to support our research on virus genomes.

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