Funding successes: March 2021

Congratulations to all Principal Investigators in the Department who have recently been awarded research grants. Here is our round-up of the latest funding successes.

Please note, this list comprises awards that have recently been set up on College’s grants management system, with some manual additions. It may not, therefore, include all new grants awarded to Principal Investigators in the Department.


Principal Investigator Group Funder Scheme Proposal title Award amount (£)
Professor Wendy Barclay Molecular Virology UK Research and Innovation N/A G2P-UK: A national virology consortium to address the phenotypic consequence of SARS-CoV-2 genomic variation 2,497,229
Dr Alethea Cope Infection and Immunity International Aids Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) N/A VSV SarsCov2-COVID (Merck BARDA1) – Originating sponsor Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) 86,508
Dr Julien Vaubourgeix Molecular Microbiology The Academy of Medical Sciences Springboard Phenotypic resistance induced by sequential antibiotic exposure in Mycobacterium tuberculosis 99,930

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