Tom G. Caniels



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Research interests

Interested in the interplay between the immune system and viruses, with a focus on B cells and antibodies in relation to HIV-1, SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) and influenza.

- It's time for an HIV-1 vaccine - germline targeting as a strategy to induce broadly neutralizing antibodies

- Identifying potent neutralizing antibodies that can prevent severe COVID-19

- Mechanistic understanding of B cells, antibodies and usage of B cell receptors in viral infections


B cells, HIV-1, COVID-19, antibodies, protein design, vaccine design


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