Dr. Lawrence Banks graduated at Leeds University, UK, BSc Hons in Microbiology, in 1981 and he obtained his PhD in 1984.
He has worked in the Department of Microbiology at Leeds University.
He has a deep knowledge and a big experience in the study of HPV (Human Papillomavirus).
Since 1990, he is the Group Leader of the Tumour Virology Laboratory at ICGEB, Trieste, Italy,
during which time the laboratory has become internationally renowned for its work on
Human Papillomaviruses and their roles in the development of human malignancy.
Since 2016, Dr. Banks is the Scientific Coordinator at the ICGEB.