Prof. Simon Draper
Professor Simon Draper is based at the Jenner Institute - University of Oxford, where he leads the Blood-Stage Malaria Vaccine Group. His research interests involve the study of potential malaria vaccines, including the optimisation of antibody induction against malaria proteins, identification of new targets for vaccine development and the study of the vaccine-mediated immunity.
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Dr. Adam Reid
Dr. Adam Reid is a Senior Staff Scientist in Dr. Matt Berriman’s group at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute. His main research interest is studying host-parasite interactions at the genomic level using DNA sequencing technologies and bioinformatics. He currently works on different malaria and nematode projects.
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Prof. Alex Rowe
Professor Alex Rowe works at the Institute of Immunology and Infection Research – University of Edinburgh. Her research interest is the study of host-parasite interactions in life threatening malaria. The focus of her research lies in understanding how infected red blood cells bind to host cells and cause disease during Plasmodium falciparum infections.
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Dr. Angela Minassian
Dr. Angela Minassian is chief Investigator and clinical lead for the Blood-Stage and transmission blocking malaria vaccines programs at the Jenner Institute – University of Oxford. Her research interest focus on human challenge models of infection currently testing vaccines against Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax. For more information about Dr. Minassian’s research click here.
Dr. Alasdair Ivens
Dr. Al Ivens is the Director of Bioinformatics at the Institute of Immunology and Infection Research – University of Edinburgh. His main interest is developing tools and bioinformatics pipelines for genome analysis. He works on experimental design and analysis of ‘omics data.