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

  • R = Edinburgh Research Explorer profile
  • V = Research in a Nutshell video

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
SCHAFFNER, Claudia Dr +44 (0) 131 650 8661

Administrative Staff

NamePositionEmail AddressTelephone
HURST, Jennifer Administrative Assistant +44 (0) 131 651 3688
SNAITH, Hilary Dr Executive Manager, EID +44 (0) 131 651 3688

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
MUTAPI, Francisca Prof Immunoepidemiology of human schistosomiasis R V
PHILIP, Nisha Dr Signalling dynamics in malaria parasite biology R
POTOCNIK, Alexandre Dr R
REGAN, Jennifer Dr Innate immunity, sex and ageing R
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
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
ZAISS, Dietmar Dr Function of the EGF-R signalling pathway in the immune system R V
ZAMOYSKA, Rose Prof Regulation of T cell differentiation, activation and homeostasis V

Honorary and Visiting Staff

NamePositionEmail Address
BABIKER, Hamza Dr Honorary Fellow
BARTLEY, David Dr Honorary Lecturer -
CARTER, Richard Professor Senior Honorary Professorial Fellow
DRESSER, David Dr Honorary Fellow
NISBET, Alasdair Dr Honorary Fellow -

Research Staff

NameGroup / PositionEmail
CASTRO, Patricia Dr Zamoyska Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
CAYLA, Mathieu Dr Matthews Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
DE SOUZA, Daniel Dr Savill Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
HAUPT, Sonja Zamoyska Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
KNIPPER, Johanna Dr Taylor Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
LARCOMBE, Stephen Dr Matthews Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
LEE, Kim Cavanagh Group / Research Assistant
LOPEZ VIDAL, Javier Matthews Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
MARR, Edward Thomson Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
MCCLEAN, Deidre Matthews Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
MIKA, Paulina Jennifer Regan Group / Research Assistant
MILES, Katherine Gray Group / Research Associate/Lab manager
MISKINYTE REIS, Migla Dr Schnaufer Lab / Postdoctoral Research Associate
MURRAY, Janice Dr Mutapi Group / Research Assistant R
NAHRENDORF, Wiebke Dr Spence Group / Post Doctoral Researcher
RAVASZ, Mate Dr Zamoyska Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
ROJAS, Federico Dr Matthews Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate R
SILVESTER, Eleanor Matthews Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
SUBRTOVA, Karolina Dr Schnaufer Lab / Postdoctoral Research Associate
TAN, Thomas Dr Zamoyska Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
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
FULTON, Alison Taylor Group / Research Technician
GORDON, Katrina Dr Buck Group / Research Technician R
LOGAN, Nicola Zamoyska Group / Research Technician
MOONEY, Ronnie Reece Group / Research Technician
ROBERTSON, Elaine Buck Group / Research Technician
WALLIS, Julie Dr Schnaufer Lab / Research Technician
WILSON, Julie Matthews Group / Research Technician
WRIGHT, David Zamoyska Group / Research Technician
ZOU, Xiaoyan Zamoyska Group / Research Technician

PhD Students

NameGroup / PositionEmail Address
AMEGATCHER, Gloria Schnaufer Lab / PhD Student
BACH, Florian Spence Group / PhD Student
EYOH, Enwono Mutapi Group / PhD Student
IREMONGER, Richard James PhD Student
KONIECZNY , Gabriela / PhD Student
MACDONALD, Felicity Zaiss Group / PhD Student
MCCRAE, Jame Zaiss Group / PhD Student
MCLEAN, Florence Rowe Group / PhD Student
MCWILLIAM, Kirsty Matthews Group / PhD Student
MILNE, Kathryn Spence Group / PhD Student
MUNOZ SANDOVAL, Diana Carolina Spence Group / PhD Student
NARE, Zandile Schnaufer Lab / PhD Student
NWOKE, Eze / PhD Student
OSAKUNOR, Derick Nii Mensah Mutapi Group / PhD Student
PUKLER, Peter Zamoyska Group / PhD Student
RESSEL, Sarah Buck Group / PhD Student
SMITH, Natasha Cowan Group / PhD Student
SWANN, Olivia Rowe Group / PhD Student
TETTEY, Mabel Deladem Matthews Group / PhD Student
TILLU, Rucha Zaiss Group / PhD Student
TOIVAKKA, Matilda Zamoyska Group / PhD Student
VENTER, Frank Matthews Group / PhD Student
WADSWORTH, Elizabeth Savill Group / PhD Student
WATSON, Samir Macias-Ribela Lab / PhD Student