Prof William James

VOX Editor at Large, Professor of Virology, and Jeffrey Cheah Professorial Fellow, Brasenose College

Prof William James is a virologist with a background in genetics and microbiology. His research interest since the mid-1980s has been largely focused on the AIDS virus, HIV-1, particularly how it replicates in macrophages and how smart nucleic acids can be developed to prevent its replication. He teaches virology to medical students at Oxford University and is a Fellow of Brasenose College. From 2011-2017 he was Oxford University’s Pro Vice-Chancellor for Planning and Resources.