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

Co-Heads of Institute

NameEmail AddressTelephone
BUCK, Amy Prof +44 (0) 131 651 3375
MATTHEWS, Keith Prof +44 (0) 131 651 3639

Institute Secretary

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

Building Manager

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

Administrative Staff

NamePositionEmail AddressTelephone
DAVIES, Beverley Project & Grant Manager +44 (0) 131 650 0000
GORJANC, Romana Project Support Officer +44 (0) 131 651 9123
HURST, Jennifer Administrative Assistant +44 (0) 131 651 3685
ROTH, Eli Administrator +44 (0) 131 651 7296
THOMPSON, Gabrielle Research Communications Intern +44 (0) 131 650 8661

Academic Staff and Principal Investigators

NameResearch InterestEmail
BUCK, Amy Prof Small RNAs in host-pathogen interactions R
COWAN, Graeme Dr B- and T- cell responses in immunity and disease R
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
MOONEY, Jason Dr Immunology, Parasitology, Bacteriology
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
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
YOUNG, Joanna Dr Determining how Toxoplasma secreting proteins facilitate the chronic stage of parasite infection
ZAISS, Dietmar Dr Regulation of local immune responses R

Honorary and Visiting Staff

NamePositionEmail Address
ALLEN, Judith Professor Honorary Professor
BABIKER, Hamza Dr Honorary Fellow
BARTLEY, David Dr Honorary Lecturer -
GRAY, David Professor Emeritus Professor of Immunology
MAIZELS, Rick Professor Honorary Professor
NISBET, Alasdair Dr Honorary Fellow -
RILEY, Eleanor Professor Emeritus Professor of Immunology & Infection Research
ZAMOYSKA, Rose Professor Emerita Professor of Immune Cell Biology

Research Staff

NameGroup / PositionEmail
BERMUDEZ BARRIENTOS, Jose Roberto Dr Buck Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
BLOW, Frances Dr Buck Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
BONDARENKO, Kseniia Young lab / Postdoctoral Research Associate
DEL RIO CUBILLEDO, Cristina Mooney Lab / Research Assistant
GORDON, Katrina Dr / Senior Researcher R
GRABOWSKI, Katharina Spence Group / Research Assistant
HALABI, Samer Dr / Postdoctoral Research Associate
JEFFREY, Kate Buck Group / Research Assistant
LARCOMBE, Stephen Dr Matthews Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate R
LEE, Kim Cowan Group / Malaria Reagent Repository Research Assistant
MCWILLIAM, Kirsty Dr Matthews Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
NAHRENDORF, Wiebke Dr Spence Group / Post Doctoral Researcher R
NEOFYTOU, Kyriaki Dr Buck Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate (mat cover)
OLDRIEVE, Guy Matthews Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
PFAVAYI, Lorraine Dr Mutapi Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
SHAW, Tovah Dr Buck Group / BBSRC Discovery Fellow
VENTER, Frank Matthews Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
WATERFALL, Martin Dr Zamoyska Group / Head of Flow Cytometry R
WITTEVELDT, Jeroen Dr Macias-Ribela Lab / Postdoctoral Research Associate R
WOJTUS, Joanna Macias-Ribela Lab / Postdoctoral Research Associate

Technical Research Staff

NameGroup / PositionEmail
DANYSZ, Maria / Research Technician
DORNELL, Johanna Young lab / Research Technician
DUNCAN, Neil Mutapi Group / Research Technician
FREILE VINUELA, Paz Dr Macias-Ribela Lab / Research Technician
MOONEY, Ronnie Reece Group / Research Technician
ROBERTSON, Elaine Buck Group / Research Technician R
WALTERS, Jessica Dr Macias-Ribela Lab / Research Technician
WRIGHT, David / Research Technician
YOUNG (WILSON), Julie Matthews Group / Research Technician
ZOU, Xiaoyan Zamoyska Group / Research Technician

PhD Students

NameGroup / PositionEmail Address
CALDWELL, Flora Thomson Group / PhD Student
CAVE, Roo / PhD Student
CHEN, Zihao Savill Group / PhD Student
CHIN, Priscilla Macias-Ribela Lab / PhD Student
DE ANGELIS, Federico PhD Student
DE QUEIROZ MONTEIRO BLACK, Barbara Jennifer Regan Group / PhD Student
DIALLO, Nouhoum Rowe Group / PhD Student
DOYLE, Rose / PhD Student
EGGLESTON, Rachael / PhD Student
FORESTIER, Oscar Young lab / PhD Student
HARDING, Adam Spence Group / PhD Student
HARTMANN, Elena Young lab / PhD Student
JAYARAMAN, Vignesh / PhD Student
JOHNSON, Nila Philip Research Group / PhD Student
JUNGELS, Jessie Rowe Group / PhD Student
KIDAMBASI, Kevin Matthews Group / PhD Student
KNOL, Lisanne Macias-Ribela Lab / PhD Student
KRISHNANKUTTY, Neelima Philip Research Group / PhD Student
LIM, Rivka Pedersen Group / PhD Student
MARARO, Enock PhD Student
MüLLER, Felix Macias-Ribela Lab / PhD Student
MCDONALD, Katy Jennifer Regan Group / PhD Student
NEOPHYTOU, Kyriaki Buck Group / PhD Student
NEWMAN, Annis / PhD Student
OMONDI, Brian Rowe Group / PhD Student
PUTRA, Matteo Spence Group / PhD Student
SCAIFE, Rebecca / PhD Student
SCOTT, Alistair / PhD Student
SWANN, Olivia Rowe Group / PhD Student
VARMA, Neelakshi Philip Research Group / PhD Student
WADSWORTH, Elizabeth Savill Group / PhD Student
WRIGHT, David Zamoyska Group / PhD Student