Immunology and Infection

Staff profiles

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

For corrections, please contact the Institute Secretary below.

Institute of 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
BROWN, David Dr +44 (0) 131 650 5453

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 Micro-RNA function in the host-pathogen context V
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
COWAN, Graeme Dr
GRAY, David Prof Immunological memory and T-B cell interactions V
IVENS, Aladair Dr Bioinformatics for genome analysis
MATTHEWS, Keith Prof Cell biology of African trypanosomes V
MUTAPI, Francisca Prof Immunoepidemiology of human schistosomiasis V
PHILIP, Nisha Dr Signalling dynamics in malaria parasite biology
POTOCNIK, Alexandre Dr
REGAN, Jennifer Dr Innate immunity, sex and ageing
ROWE, Alex Prof Cell biology of malaria infection and disease V
SAVILL, Nick Dr Epidemiology and evolution of infectious diseases
SCHNAUFER, Achim Dr Mitochondrial biology of trypanosomatid parasites
SPENCE, Phil Dr Plasmodium virulence and immunity to malaria
SZOOR, Balazs Dr Phosphatases in parasite biology
TAYLOR, Matthew Dr Priming and maintenance of regulatory and effector T cell responses during chronic helminth infections V
THOMPSON, Joanne Dr Molecular biology of malaria parasites
ZAISS, Dietmar Dr Function of the EGF-R signalling pathway in the immune system V
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
DRESSER, David Dr Honorary Fellow
MAIZELS, Rick Professor Honorary Professor
NISBET, Alasdair Dr Honorary Fellow -

Research Staff

NameGroup / PositionEmail
BLAIR, Natalie Zaiss Group / Research Assistant
CAYLA, Mathieu Dr Matthews Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
CHOW, Franklin Wang-ngai Dr Buck Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
DICKINSON, Paul Dr Buck Group / Project Manager
HAUPT, Sonja Zamoyska Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
HUSOVSKY, Connor Zaiss Group / Research Assistant
KNIPPER, Johanna Dr Taylor 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
MILES, Katherine Gray Group / Research Associate/Lab manager
MINUTTI, Carlos Munoz Zaiss Group / PDRA
MISKINYTE REIS, Migla Dr Schnaufer Lab / Postdoctoral Research Associate
MURRAY, Janice Dr Mutapi Group / Research Assistant
NAHRENDORF, Wiebke Dr Spence Group / Post Doctoral Researcher
RAVASZ, Mate Dr Zamoyska Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
ROJAS, Federico Dr Matthews Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
SARDIS, Marios Dr Schnaufer Lab / Postdoctoral Research Associate
SCHAFFNER, Claudia Dr Schnaufer Lab / Postdoctoral Research Associate
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
WITTEVELDT, Jeroen Dr Macias-Ribela Lab / Postdoctoral Research Associate

Technical Research Staff

NameGroup / PositionEmail
FULTON, Alison Taylor Group / Research Technician
GORDON, Katrina Dr Buck Group / Research Technician
MOONEY, Ronnie Matthews 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
AMANFO, Seth Mutapi Group / PhD Student
AMEGATCHER, Gloria Schnaufer Lab / PhD Student
BACH, Florian Spence Group / PhD Student
BRAY, Cara Zamoyska 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 / PhD Student
SPARKS, Alex Nussey 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
WU, Xuhang Zaiss Group / PhD Student