Immunology and Infection

Staff profiles

List of all academic, research, technical and administrative staff.

For corrections, please contact the Institute Secretary below.

Immunology and Infection Research staff list

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Head of Institute

NameEmail AddressTelephone
ZAMOYSKA, Rose Prof +44 (0) 131 651 3686

Institute Secretary

NameEmail AddressTelephone
SHIELDS, Roz +44 (0) 131 650 5464

Building Manager

NameEmail AddressTelephone
GIBSON, Steve +44 (0) 131 650 8691

Administrative Staff

NamePositionEmail AddressTelephone
GORJANC, Romana Project Support Officer +44 (0) 131
HURST, Jennifer Administrative Assistant +44 (0) 131 651 3685

Academic Staff and Principal Investigators

NameResearch InterestEmail
BUCK, Amy Dr Small RNAs in host-pathogen interactions R
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 R
COWAN, Graeme Dr B- and T- cell responses in immunity and disease R
GRAY, David Prof Immunological memory and T-B cell interactions R V
IVENS, Alasdair Dr Bioinformatics for genome analysis R
MACIAS RIBELA, Sara Dr Nucleic acids & Immunity R
MATTHEWS, Keith Prof Developmental biology of African trypanosomes R V
MOULE, Madeleine Dr
MUTAPI, Francisca Prof Immunoepidemiology of human schistosomiasis R V
MWANGI, Samuel Dr
PHILIP, Nisha Dr Immunology and Infection Research R
REGAN, Jennifer Dr Innate immunity, sex and ageing R
RILEY, Eleanor Prof
ROWE, Alex Prof Cell biology of malaria infection and disease R V
SAVILL, Nick Dr Epidemiology and evolution of infectious diseases R
SCHNAUFER, Achim Prof Mitochondrial biology of trypanosomatid parasites R
SHAW, Tovah Dr
SPENCE, Phil Dr Plasmodium virulence and immunity to malaria R
SZOOR, Balazs Dr Phosphatases in parasite biology R
TAYLOR, Matthew Dr Priming and maintenance of regulatory and effector T cell responses during chronic helminth infections R V
THOMPSON, Joanne Dr Molecular biology of malaria parasites
VOHRA, Prerna Dr
ZAISS, Dietmar Dr Regulation of local immune responses R
ZAMOYSKA, Rose Prof Regulation of T cell differentiation, activation and homeostasis V

Honorary and Visiting Staff

NamePositionEmail Address
ALLEN, Judith Professor Honorary Professor
BABIKER, Hamza Dr Honorary Fellow
BARTLEY, David Dr Honorary Lecturer -
CARTER, Richard Professor Senior Honorary Professorial Fellow
MAIZELS, Rick Professor Honorary Professor
NISBET, Alasdair Dr Honorary Fellow -

Research Staff

NameGroup / PositionEmail
BACH, Florian Spence Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
BERMUDEZ BARRIENTOS, Jose Roberto Dr Buck Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
CASTRO, Patricia Dr Zamoyska Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate R
CAYLA, Mathieu Dr Matthews Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate R
FENTON, Tom Dr Buck Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
GORDON, Katrina Dr / Senior Researcher R
HALABI, Samer Dr / Postdoctoral Research Associate
LARCOMBE, Stephen Dr Matthews Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate R
LEE, Kim Cavanagh Group / Malaria Reagent Repository Research Assistant
LOPEZ VIDAL, Javier Matthews Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate R
MARR, Edward Dr Philip Research Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate R
MIKA, Paulina Jennifer Regan Group / Research Assistant
MILES, Katherine Gray Group / Research Associate/Lab manager
MOONEY, Jason Dr / Core Scientist - Research Fellow
NAHRENDORF, Wiebke Dr Spence Group / Post Doctoral Researcher R
RESSEL, Sarah Buck Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
ROJAS, Federico Dr Matthews Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate R
SHAW, Tovah Dr Zamoyska Group / BBSRC Discovery Fellow
TAN, Thomas Dr / Postdoctoral Research Associate R
VUKOVIC, Natasa Zaiss Group / Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher
WATERFALL, Martin Dr Zamoyska Group / Head of Flow Cytometry R
WITTEVELDT, Jeroen Dr Macias-Ribela Lab / Postdoctoral Research Associate R

Technical Research Staff

NameGroup / PositionEmail
LOGAN, Nikola Zamoyska Group / Research Technician R
MOONEY, Ronnie Reece Group / Research Technician
ROBERTSON, Elaine Buck Group / Research Technician R
ROCOS, Nicolas / Research Technician
SCOTT, Fiona Mutapi Group / Lab Manager
WRIGHT, David Zamoyska Group / Research Technician
YOUNG (WILSON), Julie Matthews Group / Research Technician
ZOU, Xiaoyan Zamoyska Group / Research Technician

PhD Students

NameGroup / PositionEmail Address
BACH, Florian Spence Group / PhD Student
BELMONTE, Rebecca Jennifer Regan Group / PhD Student
BROUCK, Laurine Schnaufer Lab / PhD Student
CARLIER, Molly Rowe Group / PhD Student
CHEN, Zihao Savill Group / PhD Student
CHIN, Priscilla Macias-Ribela Lab / PhD Student
CORBALLY, Mary-Kate Jennifer Regan Group / PhD Student
DU, Xiaochen Buck Group / PhD Student
IREMONGER, Richard James PhD Student
JOHNSON, Nila Philip Research Group / PhD Student
KNOL, Lisanne Macias-Ribela Lab / PhD Student
KWECKA, Dominika Philip Research Group / PhD Student
MACDONALD, Felicity Zaiss Group / PhD Student
MARARO, Enock PhD Student
MCDONALD, Katy Jennifer Regan Group / PhD Student
MCLEAN, Florence Rowe Group / PhD Student
NARE, Zandile Schnaufer Lab / PhD Student
NEOPHYTOU, Kyriaki Buck Group / PhD Student
OLDRIEVE, Guy Matthews Group / PhD Student
OTOBOH, Stanley Rowe Group / PhD Student
RYBACK, Audrey Cowan Group / PhD Student
SMITH, Natasha Cowan Group / PhD Student
SUTHERLAND, Catherine Cowan Group / PhD Student
SWANN, Olivia Rowe Group / PhD Student
TEAGLE, Alexandra Zamoyska Group / PhD Student
TETTEY, Mabel Deladem Matthews Group / PhD Student
VARMA, Neelakshi Philip Research Group / PhD Student
VENTER, Frank Matthews Group / PhD Student
VUKOVIC, Natasa Zaiss Group / PhD Student
WADSWORTH, Elizabeth Savill Group / PhD Student
WHITE, Ruby Buck Group / PhD Student
WRIGHT, David Zamoyska Group / PhD Student