10th International Virology Summit
John A Walsh
University of Warwick, UK
Prof Walsh’s group work on plant - virus interactions. He has published in excess of 270 research articles, 55 of which are in refereed scientific journals. He is particularly interested in natural plant resistance to viruses and has strong links with those who use the outcomes of his research and are involved in delivering them to the end users. The major thrust of this research is to identify, understand and exploit broad-spectrum, durable resistance to plant viruses. His group has had a number of major international (Spain, Germany, Holland, Sweden, Canada, China, Japan) and industry collaborations that have resulted in joint grants and joint publications. He is a past president of the International Working Group on Legume and Vegetable Viruses.