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

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
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
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
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 -
MAIZELS, Rick Professor Honorary Professor
NISBET, Alasdair Dr Honorary Fellow -

Research Staff

NameGroup / PositionEmail
AVILA-BONILLA, Rodolfo Dr Macias-Ribela Lab / Postdoctoral Research Associate
BERMUDEZ BARRIENTOS, Jose Roberto Dr Buck Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
BLOW, Frances Dr Buck Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
BONDARENKO, Kseniia / Postdoctoral Research Associate
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
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 / Research Assistant
PFAVAYI, Lorraine Dr Mutapi Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
RESSEL, Sarah Buck 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
YOUDALE, Thomas Dr Buck Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate

Technical Research Staff

NameGroup / PositionEmail
DANYSZ, Maria / Research Technician
DORNELL, Johanna / 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
ROCOS, Nicolas / Research Technician
WRIGHT, David Zamoyska Group / Research Technician
YOUNG (WILSON), Julie Matthews Group / Research Technician
ZOU, Xiaoyan Zamoyska Group / Research Technician

PhD Students

NameGroup / PositionEmail Address
BELMONTE, Rebecca Jennifer Regan Group / PhD Student
BROUCK, Laurine Schnaufer Lab / PhD Student
CARLIER, Molly Rowe 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
DIALLO, Nouhoum Rowe Group / PhD Student
DOYLE, Rose / PhD Student
DU, Xiaochen Buck Group / PhD Student
HARDING, Adam Spence Group / PhD Student
JAYARAMAN, Vignesh / PhD Student
JOHNSON, Nila Philip Research Group / PhD Student
KNOL, Lisanne Macias-Ribela Lab / PhD Student
KRISHNANKUTTY, Neelima Philip Research Group / PhD Student
KWECKA, Dominika 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
OLDRIEVE, Guy Matthews Group / PhD Student
OMONDI, Brian Rowe Group / PhD Student
OTOBOH, Stanley Rowe Group / PhD Student
RYBACK, Audrey Cowan Group / PhD Student
SCAIFE, Rebecca / PhD Student
SCOTT, Alistair / PhD Student
SUTHERLAND, Catherine Cowan Group / PhD Student
SWANN, Olivia Rowe Group / PhD Student
TEAGLE, Alexandra Zamoyska Group / PhD Student
VARMA, Neelakshi Philip Research Group / PhD Student
WADSWORTH, Elizabeth Savill Group / PhD Student
WHITE, Ruby Buck Group / PhD Student
WRIGHT, David Zamoyska Group / PhD Student