Members by research theme

 
Clinical Infection Research          
Lesley ALLISON RIE, LF Scottish E. coli O157/VTEC Reference lab
Helen BAXTER Chemistry, KB Biomarkers for prion diseases
Christine CAMPBELL CPHS, Medical School, TP Primary care in cancer, inc. HPV vaccination
Harry CAMPBELL CPHS, Medical School, TP Genetic epidemiology and child health
Heather CUBIE CRH, LF Papillomavirology & molecular diagnostics
Kate CUSCHIERI RIE, LF Papillomavirology & molecular diagnostics
Kev DHALIWAL CIR, LF Tuberculosis and pulmonary infection
Imali FERNANDO Chalmers Sexual Health Centre Sexually transmitted infections and HIV in pregnancy
Douglas FRASER-PITT Edinburgh Napier University Host-pathogen interactions and novel therapeutics
Simon GIRLING Royal Zoological Society of Scotland Wild animal and health screening
Mohini GRAY CIR, LF Resolution of inflammation
Adam HILL RIE, LF Respiratory infections in humans, esp. bronchiectasis
Sarah HOWIE CRH, LF Immune responses to human papillomavirus
Donald INVERARITY RIE, LF Invasive pneumococcal diseases
James IRONSIDE NCJDRSU, WGH Neuropathology of prion diseases and other human CNS infections
Oliver KOCH Western General Hospital Clinical management of infection; tropical & travel medicine
Ian LAURENSON SMRL, LF Mycobacterial infections & solid organ transplant patients with infection
Clifford LEEN ID, WGH Clinical presentation and therapy of HIV and HCV
Olga MONCAYO RIE, LF Dynamics of bacterial colonisation in humans
Harish NAIR CPHS, TP Childhood pneumonia and viral respiratory infections
Sandeep RAMALINGAM Clinical Sciences and Community Health, RIE Clinical viral hepatitis and diagnosis of viral infections
Kate TEMPLETON RIE, LF Respiratory pathogens and their diagnosis
Moira WHYTE CIR, LF Innate immune cell apoptosis in chronic inflammatory lung disease
David WILKS ID, WGH HIV and community acquired infection
Bob WILL NCJDRSU, WGH Creutzfeld-Jakob and other prion diseases
Kim WILLOUGHBY Moredun Scientific Cattle respiratory disease and emerging diseases of livestock
     
Disease Dynamics and Genetics  
Mark BRONSVOORT The Roslin Institute Epidemiology of animal infections
Mike HUTCHINGS SRUC, Roslin Disease systems
Andreas LENGELING The Roslin Institute Genetics of host resistance to infection (Streptococci & Listeria)
Sarah REECE IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Parasite ecology and evolution
Nick SAVILL IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Mathematical modelling of host-pathogen interactions
Darren SHAW R(D)SVS, Roslin Veterinary clinical epidemiology
Andrea WILSON The Roslin Institute Mathematical modelling of host pathogen interactions
Mark WOOLHOUSE IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Veterinary & human epidemiology
Ruth ZADOKS Moredun Research Institute Livestock infectious disease epidemiology
     
Evolutionary Biology of Infection  
Nick COLEGRAVE IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Experimental evolution of microbes
Sinead COLLINS IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Experimental evolution of microbes
Emma CUNNINGHAM IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Maternal effects in host-pathogen interactions
Ross FITZGERALD The Roslin Institute Evolution & pathogenesis of Staphylococci
Andrew LEIGH-BROWN IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Molecular evolution of HIV
Tom LITTLE IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Evolutionary biology of host-parasite interactions
Dan NUSSEY IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Immune variation in wild populations
Amy PEDERSEN IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Ecology of multiple infection in wild animals
Josephine PEMBERTON IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Evolution of parasite resistance
Andrew RAMBAUT IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Molecular evolution of RNA viruses
Sarah REECE IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Evolution of parastite transmission strategies
Peter SIMMONDS IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB/Roslin Institute HIV & RNA virus evolutionary biology
Paul SHARP IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Evolution of viruses, bacteria and Plasmodium
Pedro VALE IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Individual-level variation in host defence systems
Bartek WACLAW JCMB, KB How environamental heterogeneities & the physics of cell-cellinteractions affect the evolution of resistance to antimicrobials
     
Immunology and Vaccines           
David ARNOT IIIR, Darwin Building, KB Malaria, epidemiology & immune responses
Stephen ANDERTON CIR, QMRI, LF Autoimmunity & immune regulation
Anne ASTIER CIR QMRI, LF Immunology of multiple sclerosis
Keith BALLINGALL Moredun Research Institute Immunogenetics, MHC function and diversity in livestock
Peter BARLOW Edinburgh Napier University Host defence peptides in viral respiratory infection
Cecile BENEZECH CIR, QMRI, LF Immune cells and the control of metabolism in adipose tissue
David CAVANAGH IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Malaria immunobiology and vaccines
Alex CORBISHLEY R(D)SVS, The Roslin Institute Vaccine performance and development in ruminants
Donald DAVIDSON CIR, QMRI, LF Host defence peptides in infection/inflammation
Julia DORIN IGMM, Western Gen. Hosp. Innate immunity and role of host defence peptides
Ian DRANSFIELD CIR, QMRI, LF Regulation of leukocyte function
Gary ENTRICAN Moredun Research Institute Infectious diseases of ruminants
David GRAY IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Fundamental immunology
Jayne HOPE The Roslin Institute Anti-mycobacterial immunity
John HOPKINS The Roslin Institute Pathophysiology and immunology of infection
Jos HOUDIJK SRUC, Roslin Nutrition and immunity to parasites
Sarah HOWIE CRH, LF Immune responses to human papillomavirus
Steve JENKINS CIR, LF Inflammation and macrophage diversity
Peter KAISER The Roslin Institute Host-pathogen interactions in birds
Pamela KNIGHT R(D)SVS, Roslin Mucosal immunity
David KNOX Moredun Research Institute Immunity and vaccines to nematode parasites
Gary LOAKE IMPS, Rutherford Bldg, KB Plant innate immunity
Neil MABBOTT The Roslin Institute Immunopathogenesis of prion diseases
Tom McNEILLY Moredun Research Institute Ruminant helminth and bacterial infections
Jacqui MATTHEWS Moredun Research Institute Nematodes of horses & ruminants
Henry MCSORLEY Centre for Inflammation Research, LF Immune system suppression by parasitic worms
Ivan MORRISON The Roslin Institute Theileria genetics & immunology
Francisca MUTAPI IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Immune responses in schistosomiasis
Tony NASH The Roslin Institute Herpesvirus pathogenesis, immunty & evasion
Alasdair NISBET Moredun Research Institute Vaccines against nematode parasites
Tanja OPRIESSNIG The Roslin Institute Infectious disease in pigs:  diagnostics, pathogenesis, prevention and control
Alexandre POTOCNIK IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Compartmentalisation of hematopoietic cells by adhesion molecules and chemokines
Adriano ROSSI CIR, QMRI, LF In vitro and in vivo inflammation resolution mechanisms
Jürgen SCHWARZE CIR, QMRI, LF Immunology of respiratory viral infections
Philip SPENCE IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Plasmodium virulence and immunity to malaria
John STEWART SBMS, LF Innate immunity & novel antimicrobial agents
David TAYLOR Pathway Medicine, LF Helminth vaccine development
Dietmar ZAISS IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Role of EGF in regulation of the immune system
Rose ZAMOYSKA IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB T cell development & regulation
     
Mechanisms of Pathogenesis                           
Pip BEARD The Roslin Institute Poxviruses modulation and pathogenesis
Chris COUSENS Moredun Research Institute Viral pathogenesis and respiratory infection
Bob DALZIEL The Roslin Institute Herpes and influenza viruses
Paul DIGARD The Roslin Institute Influenza virus replication and pathogenesis
Bernadette DUTIA The Roslin Institute Herpes and influenza viruses
Ross FITZGERALD The Roslin Institute Evolution & pathogenesis of Staphylococci
David GALLY The Roslin Institute Bacterial zoonotic diseases
Andrew GILL The Roslin Institute Prions and protein misfolding
David GRIFFITHS Moredun Research Institute Pathogenesis of respiratory viruses of livestock
Sam GRIFFITHS Pathway Medicine, LF Virus-host interactions that control innate immunity
Jean MANSON The Roslin Institute Prion Diseases, TSEs, Neurobiology
Liam MORRISON The Roslin Institute Disease progression in trypanosome infections
Alex ROWE IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Genetics & pathogenesis of malaria
Simon TALBOT Pathway Medicine, LF Pathogenesis and therapy of virus infections
Colin SHARP The Roslin Institute New and emerging viruses
José VAZQUEZ-BOLAND IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Bacterial intracellular pathogens
Jo STEVENS The Roslin Institute Study of intracellular bacterial pathogens
Mark STEVENS The Roslin Institute Animal & zoonotic bacterial pathogens
     
Molecular and Cell Biology          
Paul BARLOW Chemistry, KB The complement system & the immune response
     
Clare BLACKBURN SCRM, LF Developmental immunology and Leishmania
Garry BLAKELY ISMB, Darwin Building, KB Anaerobic bacteria of the gastrointestinal tract
Bettina BÖTTCHER ISMB, Swann Building, KB Viral capsid processing & structure
Jeremy BRADSHAW R(D)SVS, Roslin Molecular biophysics
Janice BRAMHAM ISMB, Swann Building, KB Structural biology and complement
Amy BUCK IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Small RNAs in viral infection & host response
Meriem EL KAROUI ICB, Darwin Building, KB Role of DNA maintenance process on bacterial growth and evolution
Douglas FRASER-PITT Edinburgh Napier University Host-pathogen interactions and novel therapeutics
Linda GILMORE ISMB, Swann Building, KB Drug discovery against trypanosomatid parasites
Maurice GALLAGHER ICB, Darwin Building, KB Bacterial pathogens and microbial technology
Wilfred GOLDMANN The Roslin Institute Molecular genetics of prion diseases
Nicola GRAY CRH, LF Translational control by viruses
Finn GREY The Roslin Institute Viral micro-RNA function
David HUME The Roslin Institute Macrophage biology and gene function
Ingo JOHANNESSEN Pathway Medicine, LF Epstein-Barr virus & B-cells
Keith MATTHEWS IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Trypanosome biology & development
Paul MICHELS ISMB, Swann Building, KB Drug discovery against trypanosomatid parasites
Karl OPARKA IMPS, Rutherford Bldg, KB Plant viruses
Teuta PILIZOTA ICB, Darwin Buidling, KB Effects of osmotic changes on bacterial growth and survival
Anura RAMBUKKANA CNR, SCRM, LF Bacterial-induced host cell reprogramming
Achim SCHNAUFER IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Molecular biology of trypanosomes
Steven SPOEL IMPS, Rutherford Building Molecular plant immunity
Joanne THOMPSON IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Malaria molecular biology
Malcolm WALKINSHAW ISMB, Swann Building, KB Structural biology & drug design
     
Systems Biology and Genomics  
Till BACHMANN Pathway Medicine, LF Pathogen detection technologies
Mark BLAXTER IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Pathogen genomics
Mark BRADLEY Chemistry, KB Polymer microarrays
Dave BURT The Roslin Institute Comparative genomics and bioinformatics in birds and mammals
Tom FREEMAN The Roslin Institute Macrophage systems biology and microarrays
Peter GHAZAL Pathway Medicine, LF Viral and immune genomics
Liz GLASS The Roslin Institute Veterinary immunogenetics & genomics
Jürgen HAAS Pathway Medicine, LF Herpesviruses, systems virology
Darren OBBARD IEB, Ashworth Labs, KB Drosophila viruses and antiviral defences
Michael WATSON The Roslin Institute Genomics and transcriptomics for animal health
     
Translational Research    
Kenneth Amaeshi Edinburgh Business School Engagement of sustainable business with global health agenda
Till BACHMANN Pathway Medicine, LF Pathogen detection technologies
Helen BRIDLE Heriot Watt University Detection of waterborne pathogens
Dominic CAMPOPIANO Chemistry, KB Enzymology, innate immunity and antibiotics
Susan DEWAR Heriott Watt University Pathogenicity determinants of Arcobacter species
Andrew FREE ICB, Darwin Building, KB Microbial communities and their applications in biotechnology and medicine
Maurice GALLAGHER ICB, Darwin Building, KB Bacterial pathogens and microbial technology
Ian HARPER Social Anthropology, SPS Global health policy
Paul HUNT IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Genetics of drug resistance in malaria
Ian MAUDLIN R(D)SVS, Roslin Vector biology & tropical diseases
Francisca MUTAPI IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Immune responses in schistosomiasis
Juraj PETRIK SNBTS, EGR Transfusion transmitted infection
Kim PICOZZI Pathway Medicine, LF Molecular diagnosis of trypanosomiasis
Ian POXTON SBMS, LF Clostridia, Bacteroides & equine grass sickness
Neil SARGISON R(D)SVS Ruminant helminth control and anthelmintic resistance
Achim SCHNAUFER IIIR, Ashworth Labs, KB Anti-trypanasomatid drug discovery
James SMITH Centre for African Studies Evolution of medical and veterinary research into trypanosomiasis in Africa
Devi Sridhar School of Social and Political Science Global policy in public helath
Alan WALKER R(D)SVS, Roslin Vector borne disease of livestock
Sue WELBURN Pathway Medicine, LF Molecular epidemiology of trypanosomiasis

 


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