Immunology and Infection

Staff profiles

A list of all academic, research, technical and administrative staff.

Institute of Immunology and Infection Research staff list

Head of Institute

Name Email Address Telephone
Professor Keith Matthews iiirhead@ed.ac.uk +44 (0) 131 651 3639

Institute Secretary

Name                                        Email Address Telephone
Roz Shields r.shields@ed.ac.uk +44 (0)131 650 5464

Building Manager

Name                                                Email Address Telephone
Dr David Brown David.Brown@ed.ac.uk +44 (0) 131 650 5453

Administrative staff

Name Position Email Address Telephone
Jayne Glendinning School Research Administrator Jayne.Glendinning@ed.ac.uk +44 (0) 131 650 7274
Jennifer Hurst Administrative Assistant jennifer.hurst@ed.ac.uk +44(0)131-650-3688
Kasia Kokowska CIIE Centre Manager Kasia.Kokowska@ed.ac.uk +44 (0) 131 650 3683
Mairead Rae Postgraduate Programme Administrator Mairead.Rae@ed.ac.uk +44 (0) 131 650 5455
Hilary Snaith Executive Manager, Edinburgh Infectious Diseases Hilary.Snaith@ed.ac.uk +44 (0)131 651 3688

Academic staff and principal investigators

Name Research Interest Email Address
ALLEN, Judith Professor Immune modulation & effector mechanisms induced by helminths J.Allen@ed.ac.uk
BUCK, Amy Dr Micro-RNA function in the host-pathogen context a.buck@ed.ac.uk
CAVANAGH, David Dr Human immune response to antigens from the erythrocytic stage of Plasmodium falciparum, with the aim of developing effective vaccines targeting these parasite proteins David.Cavanagh@ed.ac.uk
GRAY, David Professor                Immunological memory and T-B cell interactions D.Gray@ed.ac.uk
IVENS, Alasdair Dr Bioinformatics for genome analysis Al.Ivens@ed.ac.uk
MACIAS RIBELA, Sara Chancellor's Fellow Sara.Maciasribela@ed.ac.uk
MAIZELS, Rick Professor Immune modulating molecules of helminths Rick.Maizels@ed.ac.uk
MATTHEWS, Keith Professor Cell biology of African trypanosomes keith.matthews@ed.ac.uk
MUTAPI, Francisca Dr Immunoepidemiology of human schistosomiasis F.Mutapi@ed.ac.uk
POTOCNIK, Alexandre Dr Chancellor's Fellow Alexandre.Potocnik@ed.ac.uk
ROWE, Alex Professor Cell biology of malaria infection and disease Alex.Rowe@ed.ac.uk
SAVILL, Nicholas Dr Epidemiology and evolution of infectious diseases nick.savill@ed.ac.uk
SCHNAUFER, Achim Dr Mitochondrial biology of trypanosomatid parasites Achim.Schnaufer@ed.ac.uk
SIMMONDS, Peter Professor Professor of Virology Peter.Simmonds@ed.ac.uk
SPENCE, Philip Dr Plasmodium virulence and immunity to malaria Philip.Spence@ed.ac.uk
SZOOR, Balazs Dr Phosphatases in parasite biology Balazs.Szoor@ed.ac.uk
TAYLOR, Matthew Dr Priming and maintenance of regulatory and effector T cell responses during chronic helminth infections Matthew.Taylor@ed.ac.uk
THOMPSON, Joanne Dr Molecular biology of malaria parasites Joanne.Thompson@ed.ac.uk
VAZQUEZ-BOLAND, Jose Professor Mechanisms of intracellular parasitism, bacterial pathogenesis jvbgroup@ed.ac.uk
ZAISS, Dietmar Dr Function of the EGF-R signalling pathway in the immune system Dietmar.Zaiss@ed.ac.uk
ZAMOYSKA, Rose Professor Regulation of T cell differentiation, activation and homeostasis Rose.Zamoyska@ed.ac.uk

Honorary and visiting staff

Name Position Email Address
Dr Hamza Babiker Honorary Fellow H.Babiker@ed.ac.uk
Dr David Bartley Honorary Lecturer R.Carter@ed.ac.uk
Professor Richard Carter Senior Honorary Professorial Fellow  
Dr David Dresser Honorary Fellow david.dresser@btinternet.com
Dr Alasdair Nisbet Honorary Fellow  

Research Staff

Name Group/Position Email Address
Yvonne Adams Rowe Group (Visitor) Yvonne.Adams@ed.ac.uk
Simon Babayan CIIE (CIIE Junior Fellowship) S.Babayan@ed.ac.uk
Tom Barr Gray Group Tom.Barr@ed.ac.uk
Natalie Blair Postgraduate Research Assistant Natalie.Blair@ed.ac.uk
Jess Borger Research Fellow jborger1@staffmail.ed.ac.uk
Sheila Brown Gray Group Sheila.Brown@ed.ac.uk
Rebecca Brownlie Zamoyska Group Rebecca.Brownlie@ed.ac.uk
Stefano Caserta Zamoyska Group stefano.caserta@ed.ac.uk
Dr Alessandro Ceroni Post-doc aceroni@staffmail.ed.ac.uk
Margo Chase-Topping EpiGroup margo.chase@ed.ac.uk
Peter Cook MacDonald Group
  peter.cook@ed.ac.uk
Graeme Cowan Cavanagh Group Graeme.Cowan@ed.ac.uk
Karen Fairlie-Clarke Graham Group Karen.Fairlie-Clarke@ed.ac.uk
Celine Garcia Zamoyska Group (Research Assistant) cgarcia@exseed.ed.ac.uk
Ashfaq Ghumra Rowe Group aghumra@staffmail.ed.ac.uk
Matthew Gould Schnaufer Lab (Postdoctoral Research Associate) Matt.Gould@ed.ac.uk
Katie Hamilton Fevre Group katie.hamilton@ed.ac.uk
James Hewitson Maizels Group james.hewitson@ed.ac.uk
Steve Jenkins Allen Group stephen.jenkins@ed.ac.uk
Johanna Knipper Postdoctoral Research Associate johanna.knipper@ed.ac.uk
Sarah Knowles   sarah.knowles@ed.ac.uk
Gabbi Lindergard Thomson Group g.lindergard@ed.ac.uk
Binny Manonmony Matthews Group (Postdoctoral Research Associate) Binny.Mony@ed.ac.uk
Luke McNally Research Fellow Luke.McNally@ed.ac.uk
Seanna McTaggart Obbard Group (CIIE Junior Fellowship) smctagga@staffmail.ed.ac.uk
Janice Murray Maizels Group J.Murray@ed.ac.uk
Norman Nausch Mutapi Group nnausch@staffmail.ed.ac.uk
Dr Sema Nickbakhsh EpiGroup (Research Fellow) Sema.Nickbakhsh@ed.ac.uk
Alex Phythian-Adams MacDonald Group (Research Fellow) Alex.Phythian-Adams@ed.ac.uk
Dr Eva Rico Vidal Postdoctoral Research Associate Eva.Rico@ed.ac.uk
Dr Federico Rojas Matthews Group Federico.Rojas@ed.ac.uk
Dominik Ruckerl Allen Group dominik.ruckerl@ed.ac.uk
Stephanie Ryan Maizels Group (Research Assistant) S.Ryan@ed.ac.uk
Robert Salmond Senior Research Fellow robert.salmond@ed.ac.uk
Jayanthi Santhanam   jsanthan@staffmail.ed.ac.uk
Dr Claudia Schaffner Schnaufer Lab (Postdoctural Research Associate) cschaffn@staffmail.ed.ac.uk
Dr Fabio Simbari   fsimbari@staffmail.ed.ac.uk
Katie Smith Maizels Group
  K.Smith@ed.ac.uk
Dr Danielle Smyth Postdoctoral Research Associate Danielle.Smyth@ed.ac.uk
Tara Sutherland Allen Group
  Tara.Sutherland@ed.ac.uk
Dr Thomas Tan Post-doc Thomas.Tan@ed.ac.uk
Pegine Walrad Matthews Group Pegine.Walrad@ed.ac.uk
Dr Martin Waterfall Flow Cytometry Manager Martin.Waterfall@ed.ac.uk
Kim Wilson Research Assistant Kim.Wilson@ed.ac.uk

Technical Staff

Name Group/Position Email Address
Sheelagh Duncan Allen Group Allen Group
Alison Fulton Taylor Group a.fulton@ed.ac.uk
Katrina Gordon Buck Group (Research Technician) K.Gordon@ed.ac.uk
Laurence Hall Schnaufer Lab laurence.hall@ed.ac.uk
Yvonne Harcus Maizels Group Yvonne.Harcus@ed.ac.uk
Marissa Lear Research Technician mlear@staffmail.ed.ac.uk
Niolette McGill Research Technician nmcgill1@staffmail.ed.ac.uk
Dianne Murray Matthews Group dianne.murray@ed.ac.uk
Juan Quintana Alcala Research Technician Juan.Quintana@ed.ac.uk
Rinku Rajan MacDonald Group rinku.rajan@ed.ac.uk
Ahmed Raza Rowe Group Ahmed.Raza@ed.ac.uk
Donald Smith Research Technician D.B.Smith@ed.ac.uk
Claire Sweenie Rowe Group Claire.Sweenie@ed.ac.uk
Julie Wilson Research Technician Julie.Wilson@ed.ac.uk
David Wright   david.wright@ed.ac.uk
Xiaoyan Zou Research Technician xzou@staffmail.ed.ac.uk

PhD Students

Name Group/Position Email Address
Jennifer Agyekum Thomson Group (PhD Student) s1126423@sms.ed.ac.uk
Gloria Amegatcher PhD Student g.amegatcher@ed.ac.uk
Laura Appleby Mutapi Group (PhD Student) s0198187@sms.ed.ac.uk
Yvonne Azasi Rowe Group (PhD Student) s1164877@sms.ed.ac.uk
Cara Bray PhD Student C.Bray-2@sms.ed.ac.uk
Melanie Buehlmann Matthews Group (PhD Student) s0792534@sms.ed.ac.uk
Gillian Coakley Buck Group (PhD Student) s1260472@sms.ed.ac.uk
Annie Cook Fevre Group (PhD Student) s0978529@sms.ed.ac.uk
Sinclair Cooper Savill Group (PhD Student) s1269293@sms.ed.ac.uk
Will De Glanville Fevre Group (PhD Student) s1059829@sms.ed.ac.uk
Caroline Dewar Schnaufer Lab (PhD Student) s1133025@sms.ed.ac.uk
Kelwalin Dhanasarnsombut Cavanagh Group (PhD Student) s0675947@sms.ed.ac.uk
Lian Doble Fevre Group (PhD Student) s0793917@sms.ed.ac.uk
Kara Filbey Maizels Group (PhD Student) s0232209@sms.ed.ac.uk
Anna Hoy Buck Group (PhD Student: Biomedical Sciences) s0978517@sms.ed.ac.uk
Denys Janes Savill Group (PhD Student) s0792549@sms.ed.ac.uk
Laura Jeacock Schnaufer Lab (PhD Student) s0127090@sms.ed.ac.uk
Chris Johnston Maizels Group (PhD Student) s1271810@sms.ed.ac.uk
Andrea Kemter Maizels Group (PhD Student) s1239032@sms.ed.ac.uk
Nouf Laqtom Buck Group (PhD Student: Biomedical Sciences) s0898296@sms.ed.ac.uk
Divya Malik Allen Group (PhD Student) s0813025@sms.ed.ac.uk
Angela Marley Maizels Group (PhD Student) s1135106@sms.ed.ac.uk
Lindsay Mcdonald Matthews Group (PhD Student) s1228771@sms.ed.ac.uk
Rachel Milne Matthews Group (PhD Student) s1129931@sms.ed.ac.uk
Janice Murray Maizels Group (PhD Student) s0566649@sms.ed.ac.uk
Laure Petit Fevre Group (PhD Student) s1268931@sms.ed.ac.uk
Pairoa Praihirunkit Thomson Group (PhD Student) s1157741@sms.ed.ac.uk
Diwakar Santhakumar Buck Group (PhD Student: Biomedical Sciences) s0678362@sms.ed.ac.uk
Eleanor Silvester Matthews Group (PhD Student) s1164644@sms.ed.ac.uk
Kaija Stockner Zamoyska Group (PhD Student) s0791676@sms.ed.ac.uk
Olivia Swann Rowe Group (PhD Student) s0198216@sms.ed.ac.uk
Marta Trub Gray Group (PhD Student) s0838975@sms.ed.ac.uk
Welcome Wami Mutapi Group (PhD Student) s1065586@sms.ed.ac.uk
Lauren Webb MacDonald Group (PhD Student) s0569597@sms.ed.ac.uk