Members by organism

Organisms of specific interest to members of Edinburgh Infectious Diseases

The research of many Edinburgh Infectious Diseases members is focussed towards particular a class (or classes) of infectious agents or organisms.

[Arthropods]   [Bacteria]   [Fungi]   [Helminths]   [Prions]   [Protozoa]   [Viruses]

Arthropods    
Tom LITTLE IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Evolutionary biology of host-parasite interactions
Ian MAUDLIN R(D)SVS-Roslin Vector biology & tropical diseases
Dr Alasdair NISBET Moredun Research Institute Biology of parasitic mite Psoroptes ovis
Darren OBBARD IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Drosophila viruses and antiviral defences
Alan WALKER R(D)SVS-Roslin Vector borne disease of livestock
     
Bacteria    
Lesley ALLISON RIE, LF Scottish E. coli O157/VTEC Reference lab
Till BACHMANN   Pathway Medicine, LF Pathogen detection technologies
Peter BARLOW Edinburgh Napier University Host defence peptides in viral respiratory infection
Gary BLAKELY ISMB, Darwin Building, KB Anaerobic bacteria of the gastrointestinal tract
Helen BRIDLE Heriot Watt University Detection of waterborne pathogens
Mark BRONSVOORT The Roslin Institute Epidemiology of animal infections
Alex CORBISHLEY R(D)SVS, The Roslin Institute Vaccine performance and development in ruminants
Nick COLEGRAVE IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Experimental evolution of microbes
Sinead COLLINS IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Experimental evolution of microbes
Susan DEWAR Heriott Watt University Pathogenicity determinants of Arcobacter species
Donald DAVIDSON CIR, LF Host defence peptides in infection/inflammation
Kev DHALIWAL CIR, LF Tuberculosis and pulmonary infection
Julia DORIN IGMM, Western General Hospital Innate immunity and role of host defence peptides
Meriem EL KAROUI ICB, Swann Building, KB Role of DNA maintenance process on bacterial growth and evolution
Gary ENTRICAN Moredun Research Institute Infectious diseases of ruminants
Tonks FAWCETT School of Health in Social Learning Sepsis, infection control & behaviour
Imali FERNANDO Chalmers Sexual Health Centre Sexually transmitted infections and HIV in pregnancy
Ross FITZGERALD The Roslin Institute Evolution & pathogenesis of Staphylococci
Douglas FRASER-PITT Edinburgh Napier University Host-pathogen interactions and novel therapeutic
Andrew FREE ICB, Swann Building, KB Microbial communities and their applications in biotechnology and medicine
Maurice GALLAGHER ICB, Swann Building, KB Bacterial pathogens and microbial technology
David GALLY The Roslin Institute Bacterial zoonotic diseases
Liz GLASS The Roslin Institute Veterinary immunogenetics & genomics
Ian HARPER Soc Anthrop Global health policy
Adam HILL Dept. Respiratory Medicine, LF Respiratory infections in humans, esp. bronchiectasis
Jayne HOPE The Roslin Institute Anti-mycobacterial immunity
Andrew HORNE CRH, LF Chlamydial infection in the aetiology of ectopic pregnancy
Mike HUTCHINGS SAC, Roslin Disease systems
Donald INVERARITY REI, LF Invasive pneumococcal diseases
Pete KAISER The Roslin Institute Host-pathogen interactions in birds
Ian LAURENSON SMRL, LF Mycobacterial infections & solid organ transplant patients with infection
Tom LITTLE IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Evolutionary biology of host-parasite interactions
Gary LOAKE IMPS, Rutherford Labs, KB Bacterial effector-mediated plant cell reprogramming
Tom MCNEILLY Moredun Research Institute Ruminant helminth and bacterial infections
Olga MONCAYO RIE, LF Dynamics of bacterial colonisation in humans
Tanja OPRIESSNIG The Roslin Institute Infectious disease in pigs:  diagnostics, pathogenesis, prevention and control
Teuta PILIZOTA ICB, Darwin Building, KB Effects of osmotic changes on bacterial growth and survival
Ian POXTON CB, LF Clostridia, Bacteroides & equine grass sickness
Anura RAMBUKKANA CNR, LF Bacterial-induced host cell reprogramming
Tammie SCHNEIDERS DPM, LF Mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance
Paul SHARP IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Evolution of viruses, bacteria and Plasmodium
Darren SHAW R(D)SVS-Roslin Veterinary clinical epidemiology
Mark STEVENS The Roslin Institute Salmonella, E. coli & Campylobacter
Jo STEVENS The Roslin Institute Study of intracellular bacterial pathogens
John STEWART CB, LF Innate immunity & novel antimicrobial agents
José VAZQUEZ-BOLAND IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Bacterial intracellular pathogens
Bartek WACLAW JCMB, KB E.Coli
Mick WATSON The Roslin Institute Genomics and transcriptomics for animal health
Ruth ZADOCK Moredun Research Institute Livestock infectious disease epidemiology
     
Fungi    
Gary LOAKE IMPS, Rutherford Bldg, KB Plant innate immunity
     
Helminths    
Mark BLAXTER IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Pathogen genomics
Amy BUCK IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Small RNAs in viral infection & host response
John HOPKINS The Roslin Institute Pathophysiology and immunology of infection
Jos HOUDIJK SRUC, Roslin Nutrition and immunity to parasites
Mike HUTCHINGS SRUC, Roslin Disease systems
David KNOX Moredun Research Institute Immunity and vaccines to nematode parasites
Jacqui MATTHEWS Moredun Research Institute Nematodes of horses & ruminants
Tom MCNEILLY Moredun Research Institute Ruminant helminth and bacterial infections
Henry MCSORLEY Centre for Inflammation Research Immune system suppression by parasitic worms
Francisca MUTAPI IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Immune responses in schistosomiasis
Alasdair NISBET Moredun Research Institute Vaccines against nematode parasites
Dan NUSSEY IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Immune variation in wild populations
Amy PEDERSEN IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Ecology of multiple infection in wild animals
Jospehine PEMBERTON IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Evolution of parasite resistance
Neil SARGISON R(D)SVS, Roslin Ruminant helminth control and anthelmintic resistance
Darren SHAW R(D)SVS, Roslin Veterinary clinical epidemiology
David TAYLOR Pathway Medicine, LF Helminth vaccine development
Matt TAYLOR IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Immunity, regulation & helminths
     
Prions    
Andrew GILL The Roslin Institute Prions and protein misfolding
Wilfrid GOLDMANN The Roslin Institute Molecular genetics of prion diseases
James IRONSIDE Western General Hospital Neuropathology of prion diseases and other human CNS infections
Neil MABBOTT The Roslin Institute Immunopathogenesis of prion diseases
Jean MANSON The Roslin Institute Prion Diseases, TSEs, Neurobiology
Bob WILL Western General Hospital Creutzfeld-Jakob and other prion diseases
     
Protozoa    
David ARNOT IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Malaria, epidemiology & immune responses
Clare BLACKBURN SCRM, LF Developmental immunology and Leishmania
David CAVANAGH IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Malaria immunobiology and vaccines
Emma CUNNINGHAM IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Maternal effects in host-pathogen interactions
Linda GILMORE ISMB, Swann Building, KB Drug discovery against trypanosomatid parasites
Paul HUNT IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Genetics of drug resistance in malaria
Lee INNES Moredun Research Institute Protozoal parasites and animal health
Rebecca MARSLAND Soc Anthrop Ethnography of malaria and HIV/AIDS
Keith MATTHEWS IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Trypanosome biology & development
Paul MICHELS ISMB, Swann Building, KB Drug discovery against trypanosomatid parasites
Liam MORRISON The Roslin Institute Disease progression in trypanosome infections
Ivan MORRISON The Roslin Institute Theileria genetics & immunology
Kim PICOZZI Pathway Medicine, LF Molecular diagnosis of trypanosomiasis
Sarah REECE IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Parasite ecology and evolution
Alex ROWE IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Genetics & pathogenesis of malaria
Achim SCHNAUFER IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Molecular biology of trypanosomes
Nick SAVILL IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Mathematical modelling of host-pathogen interactions
Paul SHARP IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Evolution of viruses, bacteria and Plasmodium
Philip SPENCE IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Plasmodium virulence and immunity to malaria
Joanne THOMPSON IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Malaria molecular biology
Malcolm WALKINSHAW ISMB, Darwin Building, KB Structural biology & drug design
Sue WELBURN Pathway Medicine, LF Molecular epidemiology of trypanosomiasis
     
Viruses    
Pip BEARD The Roslin Institute Poxviruses modulation and pathogenesis
Steve BISHOP The Roslin Institute Genetic control of disease resistance
Bettina BÖTTCHER ISMB, Darwin Building, KB Viral capsid processing & structure
Amy BUCK IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Small RNAs in viral infection & host response
Dave BURT The Roslin Institute Avian host responses to pathogen infections
Christine CAMPBELL CPHS, Medical School, TP Primary care in cancer, inc. HPV vaccination
Chris COUSENS Moredun Research Institute Viral pathogenesis and respiratory infection
Heather CUBIE CRH, LF Papillomavirology & molecular diagnostics
Kate CUSCHIERI RIE, LF Human papillomavirus detection
Bob DALZIEL The Roslin Institute Herpes and influenza viruses
Donald DAVIDSON CIR, LF Host defence peptides in infection/inflammation
Paul DIGARD The Roslin Institute Influenza virus replication and pathogenesis
Bernadette DUTIA The Roslin Institute Herpes and influenza viruses
Gary ENTRICAN Moredun Research Institute Infectious diseases of ruminants
Imali FERNANDO Chalmers Sexual Health Centre Sexually transmitted infections and HIV in pregnancy
Peter GHAZAL Pathway Medicine, LF Viral and immune genomics
Nicola GRAY CRH, LF Translational control by viruses
Finn GREY The Roslin Institute Viral micro-RNA function
David GRIFFITHS Moredun Research Institute Pathogenesis of respiratory viruses of livestock
Jürgen HAAS Pathway Medicine, LF Herpesviruses, systems virology
Adam HILL Dept. Respiratory Medicine, LF Respiratory infections in humans, esp. bronchiectasis
Sarah HOWIE CIR, LF Immune responses to genital HPV infection
Ingo JOHANNESSEN Pathway Medicine, LF Epstein-Barr virus & B-cells
Pete KAISER The Roslin Institute Host-pathogen interactions in birds
Clifford LEEN Western General Hospital Clinical presentation and therapy of HIV and HCV
Andy LEIGH-BROWN IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Molecular evolution of HIV
Harish NAIR CPHS, TP Childhood pneumonia and viral respiratory infections
Tony NASH The Roslin Institute Herpesvirus pathogenesis, immunty & evasion
Karl OPARKA IMPS, Rutherford Labs, KB Plant viruses
Sandeep RAMALINGAM

Clinical Sciences and Community Health, RIE

Clinical viral hepatitis and diagnosis of viral infections
Andrew RAMBAUT IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Molecular evolution of RNA viruses
Jürgen SCHWARZE CIR, LF Immunology of respiratory viral infections
Colin SHARP The Roslin Institute New and emerging viruses
Paul SHARP IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Evolution of viruses, bacteria and Plasmodium
Simon TALBOT Pathway Medicine, LF Pathogenesis and therapy of virus infections
Kate TEMPLETON RIE, LF Respiratory pathogens and their diagnosis
David WILKS ID, WGH HIV and community acquired infection
Alastair WILLIAMS CRH, LF HPV-related lower genital tract cancers
Kim WILLOUGHBY Moredun Scientific Cattle respiratory disease and emerging diseases of livestock
Andrea WILSON The Roslin Institute Mathematical modelling of host-pathogen interactions 
Mark WOOLHOUSE IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Veterinary & human epidemiology

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