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Prof Keith Matthews, R

Professor of Parasite Biology

Willingness to take Ph.D. students: Yes



Administrative Roles

Professor of Parasite Biology

Director, Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution

Head of Institute, Institute for Immunology and Infection Research


Origins and Diversity of Life 1

Parasite Biology 3 

Cell Biology of Parasites 4 (CO)

Genetics of Host Parasite Interactions 4

Biotechnology Honours 4


1990-1992 NATO postodoctoral fellow; Yale University (USA)

1992-1995 Wellcome Postdoctoral fellow; University of Manchester 

1996-1999 Dunkerley Fellow in Biochemistry; University of Manchester 

2000-2004 Wellcome Trust University Award fellow; University of Manchester 

2004-2007 Reader in Parasite Biology, University of Edinburgh 

2007-       Professor of Parasite Biology, University of Edinburgh 

2014- Wellcome Trust senior investigator

Research activities & awards

  1. Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

    Activity: Awards and AccoladesElection to learned society

  2. Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland

    Activity: External academic engagementMembership of peer review panel or committee

  3. mSphere

    Activity: Editorial work or peer review of publicationsEditorial activity

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