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Infection and Immunity

Principal investigators in theme:

 


Name:     Dr Jim Ajioka
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Microbiology and Parasitology Division)
Email:    ja131@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Biology and evolutionary genetics of Toxoplasma
WWW:    http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/james-ajioka
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Katerina Artavanis-Tsakonis
Dept:      Department of Pathology
Email:    ka447@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Parasitology
WWW:    http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/artavanis-tsakonas
Themes: infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Roger Barker
Dept:      Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair)
Email:    rab46@hermes.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Neural stem cells in Huntington's and Parkinson's disease
WWW:    http://www.brc.cam.ac.uk/principal-investigators/roger-barker/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, infection and immunity, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Professor Sir David Baulcombe
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    dcb40@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Gene expression
WWW:    http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/davidbaulcombe
Themes: plant biology, infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Matthew Berriman
Dept:      Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email:    mb4@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Parasite genomics
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/berriman-group
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, evolutionary biology, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Barbara Blacklaws
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    bab2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Pathogenesis of murine norovirus
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/bab2@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Mark Blaxter
Dept:      Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email:    mb35@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Tree of life
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/programmes/tree-of-life
Themes: evolutionary biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, ecology and conservation, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Ian Brierley
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Virology Division)
Email:    ib103@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Ribosomal frameshifting, translational control of virus gene expression
WWW:    http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/ian-brierley
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Guy Brown
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    gcb3@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Microglia, meuroinflammation, cell death and phagocytic signalling
WWW:    http://www.guybrown.net
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, infection and immunity, cancer
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Professor Clare Bryant
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    ceb27@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Macrophage activation in infection
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/ceb27@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Raymond Bujdoso
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    rb202@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular pathology in prion disease
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/rb202@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Geoff Butcher
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    geoff.butcher@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Genetic and functional analysis of an animal model of autoimmune,Th2-mediated bowel disease
WWW:    http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/lymphocyte/geoffrey-butcher/
Themes: infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor John Carr
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    jpc1005@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Virology and molecular plant pathology
WWW:    http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/johncarr
Themes: plant biology, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Mark Carrington
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    mc115@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The trypanosome cell surface as the molecular interface between host and pathogen, gene expression, MRNA turnover, cell surface architecture
WWW:    http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/carrington.html
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Mike  Chapman
Dept:      Department of Haematology (NHSBT)
Email:    mac54@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Myeloma and normal lymphoid biology
WWW:    http://www.haem.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/dr-mike-chapman-2/
Themes: cancer, Infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Betty Chung
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Microbiology and Parasitology Division)
Email:    bcy23@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Translation control during pathogen infection
WWW:    https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/betty-chung
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Murray Clarke
Dept:      Department of Medicine (Division of Cardiovascular Medicine)
Email:    mchc2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Novel mechanisms that induce vascular inflammation; particularly IL-1 family members and inflammasomes
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/clarke/
Themes: infection and immunity, cardiovascular science and medicine, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Menna Clathworthy
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    mrc38@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Regulation of B cell activation and antibody effector function and tissue immunity
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/clatworthy/
Themes: infection and immunity, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Professor Nick Coleman
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Molecular Histopathology Division)
Email:    nc109@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Human papillomaviruses
WWW:    http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/nick-coleman
Themes: infection and immunity, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Rev Dr Alasdair Coles
Dept:      Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Neurology Unit)
Email:    ajc1020@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The treatment of multiple sclerosis with a novel humanised antibody
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?Alcool
Themes: infection and immunity, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Francesco Colucci
Dept:      Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Email:    fc287@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Immune cells at the fetal maternal interface; Control of tumour growth by immunity; Cell transplantation
WWW:    https://www.obgyn.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/dr-francesco-colucci/
Themes: cancer, infection and immunity, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Andrew Conlan
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    ajkc2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Epidemiology and mathematical modelling
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/ajkc2@cam.ac.uk
Themes: infection and Immunity, epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Fernando Constantino-Casas
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    fc307@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Pathology
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/
Themes: infection and immunity, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Anne Corcoran
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    anne.corcoran@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Epigenetic and chromatin remodeling mechanisms that regulate immunoglobulin gene rearrangement (VDJ recombination) in B lymphocytes, in particular non-coding RNA transcription and nuclear organization
WWW:    http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/nuclear-dynamics/anne-corcoran
Themes: infection and immunity, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Colin Crump
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Virology Division)
Email:    cmc56@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Herpesvirus assembly and egress
WWW:    http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/colin-crump
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Nik Cunniffe
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    njc1001@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Theoretical and computational epidemiology
WWW:    http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/nikcunniffe
Themes: infection and immunity, ecology and conservation, epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Emma Davenport
Dept:      Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email:    ed5@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Functional genomics
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/davenport-group
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Maike de la Roche
Dept:      Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute)
Email:    Maike.DeLaRoche@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Understanding the role of the Hedgehog signalling pathway in the adaptive anti-tumour response
WWW:    https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/de-la-roche-group
Themes: cancer, infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr John Doorbar
Dept:      Department of Pathology
Email:    jd121@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Human papilloma viruses (HPVs)
WWW:    http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/john-doorbar
Themes: infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr James Edgar
Dept:      Deparment of Pathology (Division of Immunology)
Email:    je333@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Membrane trafficking; MHC Class II antigen presentation
WWW:    https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/james-edgar
Themes: cancer, infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Sebastian Eves-van den Akker
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    se389@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Plant-parasite/pathogen interactions
WWW:    https://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/sebastianevesvandenakker
Themes: evolutionary biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity, plant biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Brian Ferguson
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Immunology Division)
Email:    bf234@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Innate immune signalling. Nucleic acid sensing. Host/pathogen interactions. Vaccine development.
WWW:    http://www.fergusonlab.path.cam.ac.uk/
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Rob Finn
Dept:      European Bioinformatics Institute
Email:    rdf@ebi.ac.uk
Topic:  Computational approaches to understanding microbiomes
WWW:    https://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/finn
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Andrew Firth
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Virology Division)
Email:    aef24@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  RNA virus bioinformatics, gene expression, molecular biology
WWW:    firthlab.path.cam.ac.uk
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Andres Floto
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    arf27@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  innate immunity, bacterial genetics and genomics, lung inflammation
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/floto/
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Gillian Fraser
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Microbiology and Parasitology Division)
Email:    gmf25@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Bacterial motility and flagella biogenesis; Bacterial export pathways
WWW:    http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/gillian-fraser
Themes:  infection and immunity; structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Simon Frost
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    sdf22@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Comparative virology, mathemaical and statistical modelling
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/sdf22@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: infection and Immunity, epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Cedric Ghevaert
Dept:      Department of Haematology (Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute)
Email:    cg348@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Megakaryocyte and platelet biology, In vitro production of cellular components for transfusion in humans
WWW:    http://www.haem.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/cedric-ghevaert/
Themes: infection and immunity, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Chris Gilligan
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    cag1@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Epidemiology and modelling
WWW:    http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/chrisgilligan
Themes: infection and immunity, ecology and conservation, epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Ian Goodfellow
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Virology Division)
Email:    ig299@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Characterisation of virus-host interactions
WWW:    http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/research/investigators/goodfellow/
Themes: infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Stephen Graham
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Virology Division)
Email:    scg34@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular mechanisms of membrane trafficking and viral infection
WWW:    http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/research/investigators/graham/
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Andrew Grant
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    ajg60@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Bacteria, Pathogenesis, Infection, Microbiology, Virulence, Host-pathogen, Zoonoses
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/ajg60@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: infection and Immunity, epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Gillian Griffiths
Dept:      Department of Medicine (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    gg305@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Control of secretion at the immunological synapse
WWW:    http://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-a-h/griffiths
Themes: infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Jonathan Heeney
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    jlh66@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Zoonotic Viruses, innate host responses and transcriptome subtraction for detection of novel viruses, immunity and vaccine design
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/jlh66@cam.ac.uk
Themes: infection and immunity
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Professor Mark Holmes
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    mah1@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Infectious diseases
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/
Themes: infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Nick Holmes
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Immunology Division)
Email:    nh106@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  T lymphocyte activation; CD45
WWW:    http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/nick-holmes
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Nick Horrocks
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    nh415@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  the causes and consequences of variation in immune defences
WWW:    http://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/dr-nicholas-horrocks
Themes: ecology and conservation, infection and immunity
Students: Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome


Name:     Dr Zamin Iqbal
Dept:      European Bioinformatics Institute
Email:    zi@ebi.ac.uk
Topic:  Algorithms for analysing genomes and populations, antibiotic resistance, DNA search indexes, TB point of care diagnostics, global surveillance of pathogens
WWW:    https://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/iqbal
Themes: Epidemiology and public health, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr John James
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    jj400@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Understanding the dynamics of immune cell signalling networks using optical and chemical biology tools
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/james/
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Leo James
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    lcj@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular basis of pathogen detection and discrimination
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/l-james
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr David  Jayne
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    dj106@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Clinical trials in vasculitis and SLE
WWW:    http://www.immunology.cam.ac.uk/directory/dj106@cam.ac.uk
Themes: infection and immunity
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Frank Jiggins
Dept:      Department of Genetics
Email:    f.jiggins@gen.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Evolutionary genetics of insect pathogens and immune systems
WWW:    http://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/directory/frank-jiggins
Themes: ecology and conservation, evolutionary biology, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Arthur Kaser
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    ak729@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mechanisms underlying inflammation at mucosal surfaces, especially inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and its related conditions, e.g. primary sclerosing cholangitis
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/kaser/
Themes: infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Adrian Kelly
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Immunology Division)
Email:    apk23@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  MHC Class II antigen presentation; immunology of Salmonella infection
WWW:    http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/adrian-kelly
Themes: infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Vassilis Koronakis
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Microbiology and Parasitology Division)
Email:    vk103@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular mechanisms of toxin export; Salmonella effector proteins in eukaryotic cell entry
WWW:    http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/vassilis-koronakis
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Mr Vasilis Kosmoliaptsis
Dept:      Department of Surgery
Email:    vk256@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Alloantigens and HLA immunogenicity, transplantation
WWW:    http://surgery.medschl.cam.ac.uk/research-staff/surgery-staff/kosmoliaptsis/
Themes: infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Dominic Kwiatkowski
Dept:      Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email:    dominic@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Natural genetic variation (in malaria)
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/kwiatkowski-group
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, evolutionary biology, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Peter Lachmann
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    pjl1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Microbial subversion of innate immunity
WWW:    http://www.immunology.cam.ac.uk/directory/pjl1000@cam.ac.uk
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Heike Laman
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Cellular Molecular Pathology Division)
Email:    hl316@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Cell cycle regulation, lymphomagenesis, haematopoiesis, gamma-herpesvirus, Parkinson's disease
WWW:    http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/heike-laman
Themes: cancer, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, infection and immunity, neuroscience, psychology and mental health, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Trevor Lawley
Dept:      Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email:    tl2@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Host-microbiota interactions
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/lawley-lab
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Mara Lawniczak
Dept:      Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email:    ml12@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Vector-parasite interactions
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/lawniczak-group
Themes: evolutionary biology, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Peter Leadlay
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    pfl10@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Genetics, chemical biology,enzymology, and engineering of natural products biosynthesis, synthetic biology,genome sequencing and genome mining for novel antibiotics
WWW:    http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/leadlay.html
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Marcus Lee
Dept:      Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email:    ml31@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Malaria Parasite Drug Resistance
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/lee-group
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Helen Leggett
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    hl448@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Host-Parasite Evolution and Genetics
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/dr-helen-leggett
Themes: ecology and conservation, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Paul Lehner
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    pjl30@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Viral evasion of immune recognition
WWW:    http://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-i-p/lehner
Themes: infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Andrew Lever
Dept:      Department of Medicine (Division of Infectious Diseases)
Email:    amll1@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular aspects of lentiviral RNA packaging and lentivirus vectors, rotavirus replication and RNA packaging
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/lever1/
Themes: infection and immunity
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Xuan Li
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    xl315@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Microtubule-dependent mechanism in regulating inflammatory diseases
WWW:    https://www.cardiovascular.cam.ac.uk/directory/xuan-li
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Michelle Linterman
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    michelle.linterman@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Cellular and molecular changes in T-cell aging
WWW:    http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/lymphocyte/michelle-linterman
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Paula  MacGregor
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    pm560@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular basis and evolution of host-parasite interactions in African trypanosomes
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/paula-macgregor
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Ravi Mahadeva
Dept:      Department of Medicine (Division of Infectious Diseases)
Email:    rm232@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mechanisms of pulmonary inflammation in COPD, particularly in those with alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/mahadeva/
Themes: infection and immunity
Students: Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome


Name:     Dr L. Miguel Martins
Dept:      MRC Toxicology Unit
Email:    lm795@mrc-tox.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mitochondria and cell death regulation following toxic injury
WWW:    https://www.mrc-tox.cam.ac.uk/research/l-m-martins-programme
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Pietro Mastroeni
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    pm274@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Host responses and pathogenesis in bacterial infection and vaccine development
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/pm274@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Nicholas Matheson
Dept:      Department of Medicine (Division of Infectious Diseases)
Email:    njm25@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Viral and cellular regulation of immunometabolism
WWW:    https://www.citiid.cam.ac.uk/nick-matheson/
Themes: infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Andrew McKenzie
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    anm@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Transgenic models of immune and haematopoietic disorders
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/a-mckenzie
Themes: infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Catherine Merrick
Dept:      Department of Pathology
Email:    cjm48@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Malaria Parasite Biology
WWW:    https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/catherine-merrick
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Su Metcalfe
Dept:      Department of Surgery
Email:    smm1001@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Use of nanotechnology to deliver growth factors in vivo to promote brain repair
WWW:    http://www.immunology.cam.ac.uk/directory/smm1001@cam.ac.uk
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, infection and immunity
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Professor Ashley Moffett
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Immunology Division)
Email:    am485@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  NK cells, pregnancy, trophoblast, HLA
WWW:    http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/ashley-moffett
Themes: infection and immunity, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Sergey Nejentsev
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    sn262@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Genetic and functional mechanisms of susceptibility to infection
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/nejentsev/
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Klaus Okkenhaug
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    klaus.okkenhaug@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Lymphocyte signalling
WWW:    http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/lymphocyte/klaus-okkenhaug
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Willem Ouwehand
Dept:      Department of Haematology (Transfusion Medicine)
Email:    who1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Gene sequence variation in human platelets and atherothrombosis
WWW:    http://www.haem.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/professor-willem-h-ouwehand
Themes: infection and immunity, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Miles Parkes
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    mp372@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Genetics of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis: GWAS, post-GWAS and clinical translation of derived knowledge
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/parkes/
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Virginia Pedicord
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    vap33@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mucosal immunology and the microbiota
WWW:    https://www.citiid.cam.ac.uk/virginia-pedicord/
Themes: infection and immunity
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Mr Gavin Pettigrew
Dept:      Department of Surgery
Email:    gjp25@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Alloantigen recognition and antigen presentation (transplantation, immunology)
WWW:    http://www.immunology.cam.ac.uk/directory/gjp25@cam.ac.uk
Themes: infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Ken Poole
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    kp254@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Human bone physiology, pathology and imaging
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/poole/
Themes: infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Jonathan Powell
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    jjp37@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Analysis of mineral structures in the biomedical field; gastrointestinal absorption and cell processing of nanoparticulate minerals
WWW:    https://www.research.vet.cam.ac.uk/research-staff-directory/principal-investigators/infection-and-immunity/Jonathan-Powell
Themes: Infection and immunity, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Lalita Ramakrishnan
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    lr404@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The pathogenesis of tuberculosis and the basis of vastly different susceptibilities to this disease
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/Ramakrishnan/
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Felix Randow
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    randow@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Genetic analysis of mammalian signal transduction
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/n-to-s/f-randow
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Randy Read
Dept:      Department of Haematology (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    rjr27@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Protein crystallography and pathogenesis
WWW:    http://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-q-z/read
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Olivier Restif
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    or226@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Infection dynamics, mathematical models, host-pathogen evolution
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/or226@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: evolutionary biology, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Rahul Roychoudhuri
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    rahul.roychoudhuri@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Transcription factor regulation of cell fate-specification and function within the T cell lineage
WWW:    http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/lymphocyte/rahul-roychoudhuri
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Sebastian Schornack
Dept:      Sainsbury Laboratory
Email:    sebastian.schornack@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Common and contrasting processes in plant-pathogen interactions and symbiosis, developmental processes
WWW:    http://www.schornacklab.net
Themes: plant biology, evolutionary biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Wilhelm Schwaeble
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    hws24@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The role of complement in health and disease
WWW:    https://www.research.vet.cam.ac.uk/research-staff-directory/principal-investigators/infection-and-immunity/wilhelm-schwaeble
Themes: Infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor John Sinclair
Dept:      Department of Medicine (Division of Infectious Diseases)
Email:    js152@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Virus/cell interactions during human cytomegalovirus infection
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/sinclair/
Themes: infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Derek Smith
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    d.smith@zoo.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Evolution of pathogens
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/derek-smith
Themes: evolutionary biology, infection and immunity, epidemiology and public health, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Geoffrey Smith
Dept:      Department of Pathology
Email:    hod.sec@path.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Vaccinia virus replication, spread, immune evasion and pathogenesis. Vaccine development.
WWW:    http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/research/
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Professor Ken Smith
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    kgcs2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Immune regulation, autoimmunity and disease outcome
WWW:    http://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-q-z/smith
Themes: infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Nicole Soranzo
Dept:      Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email:    ns6@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Human complex traits
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/soranzo-group
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Charlotte Summers
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    cs493@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Neutrophil-endothelial cell interaction in acute and chronic inflammation
WWW:    https://www.med.cam.ac.uk/summers/
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine, infection and immunity, medical imaging
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr David Summers
Dept:      Department of Genetics
Email:    d.summers@gen.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Bacterial signalling, plasmid biology, bacterial cell factories
WWW:    http://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/directory/david-summers
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, infection and immunity, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Aartjan te Velthuis
Dept:      Department of Pathology
Email:    ajwt6@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Studying influenza A virus replication and virulence at the molecular and single-molecule level
WWW:    http://www.tevelthuis.com
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Sarah Teichmann
Dept:      Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email:    st9@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Gene expression genomics
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/teichmann-group
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Alana Thackray
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    amt27@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular pathology in prion disease
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/amt27@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Nicholas Thomson
Dept:      Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email:    nrt@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Bacterial genomics and evolution
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/thomson-group
Themes: ecology and conservation, evolutionary biology, epidemiology and public health, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Teresa Tiffert
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    jtt1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Homeostasis of human erythrocytes in health and disease; calcium regulation in malaria-infected erythrocyte
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/tiffert/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, infection and immunity, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Laurence Tiley
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    lst21@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Control of viral replication
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/lst21@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Estee Torok
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    et317@gmail.com
Topic:  Clinical / microbial genomics studies in antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infections
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/torok/
Themes: epidemiology and public health, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor John Trowsdale
Dept:      Department of Pathology
Email:    jt233@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Organisation, polymorphisms and disease association of NK receptor and MHC gene clusters
WWW:    http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/john-trowsdale
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Dan Tucker
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    awt1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Virus diseases of pigs
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/awt1000@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Martin Turner
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    martin.turner@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Lymphocyte development and activation
WWW:    http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/lymphocyte/martin-turner
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Marc Veldhoen
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    Marc.veldhoen@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Initiation, modulation and resolution of immune-responses at epithelial barrier sites
WWW:    http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/lymphocyte/marc-veldhoen
Themes: infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Roser Vento-Tormo
Dept:      Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email:    rv4@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Celluar genetics
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/vento-tormo-group
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity, women’s health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Prof Christopher Watson
Dept:      Department of Surgery
Email:    cjew2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Clinical trials in transplantation (transplantation)
WWW:    http://surgery.medschl.cam.ac.uk/?s=watson
Themes: infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Michael Weekes
Dept:      Department of Medicine (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    mpw1001@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Innate immune evasion by intracellular pathogens
WWW:    http://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-q-z/michael-weekes
Themes: infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Lucy  Weinert
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    lw461@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The ecology and genomics of bacterial pathogens
WWW:    https://www.research.vet.cam.ac.uk/research-staff-directory/principal-investigators/disease-dynamics/lucy-weinert
Themes: Infection and immunity, evolutionary biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Martin Welch
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    mw240@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Pathogenicity determinants in Pseudomonas aeruginosa and development of novel anti-pseudomonal therapies
WWW:    http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/welch.html
Themes: infection and immunity, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Alun Williams
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    aw510@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Pathology of blast injury, Prion diseases, Alzheimer's disease and Parinson's
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/aw510@cam.ac.uk
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, infection and immunity
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Mark Wills
Dept:      Department of Medicine (Division of Infectious Diseases)
Email:    mrw1004@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Immunobiology of human cytomegalovirus
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/wills/
Themes: infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor James Wood
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    jlnw2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Dynamics of infectious diseases, epidemiology, influenza virus, lyssaviruses, bats, henipaviruses, Africa
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/jlnw2@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: infection and immunity, epidemiology and public health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Matthias Zilbauer
Dept:      Department of Paediatrics
Email:    mz304@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Epigenetics in intestinal and immune mediated disease
WWW:    http://paediatrics.medschl.cam.ac.uk/about-us/people/senior-academic-staff/dr-matthias-zilbauer/
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


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