Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Infectious Disease

Senior Wellcome Trust Fellow and Proleptic Reader



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Mini CV

1998-2001: BA in Biological Sciences, Oxford University

2002-2006: PhD at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge.

2006-2008: Postdoc at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge. 

2009-2012: Postdoc at Birkbeck College, London. 

2013-2018: Wellcome Trust Career Development Fellow, Imperial College.

Current: Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow and proleptic Reader in Structural Biology, Imperial College.


Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Liu J, Tassinari M, Naskar S, et al., 2021, Bacterial Vipp1 and PspA are members of the ancient ESCRT-III membrane-remodelling superfamily, Cell, Vol:184, ISSN:0092-8674, Pages:3660-3673.e18

Chernyatina A, Low H, 2019, Core architecture of a bacterial type II secretion system, Nature Communications, Vol:10, ISSN:2041-1723

Liu J, Noel J, Low HH, 2018, Structural basis for membrane tethering ­by a bacterial dynamin-like pair, Nature Communications, Vol:9, ISSN:2041-1723, Pages:1-12

Bohuszewicz O, Low HH, 2018, Structure of a mitochondrial fission dynamin in the closed conformation, Nature Structural and Molecular Biology, Vol:25, ISSN:1545-9985, Pages:722-731

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