Funding successes: November 2021

Congratulations to all members of 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 Fellow/Student Group Funder Funding scheme Proposal title  Awarded amount (£)
Professor Christopher Chiu Adult Infectious Disease Commission of the European Communities H2020-JTI-IMI2-2020-20-two-stage (H2020-JTI-IMI2-2020-20-two-stage) Innovations to accelerate vaccine development vaccine development and manufacture Innovations to accelerate vaccine development and manufacture 1,398,537*
Professor Becca Asquith Infection and Immunity Wellcome Trust Collaborative Award in Science Dynamics of the third way: turnover, structure and maintenance of the γδ T cell population in humans 1,201,563
Dr Darius Armstrong-James Anna Reed Molecular Microbiology Medical Research Council (MRC) Clinical Academic Research Partnership (CARP) AspiClad: Role of Aspergillus in chronic lung allograft dysfunction 289,151
Professor Robin Shattock Infection and Immunity University of Birmingham Catalyst Pump-Priming Projects RNA vaccine for endemic Plague 46,360
Professor Francis Drobniewski Adult Infectious Disease Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust- BRC Funding Developing smart liquid antimicrobial surfaces for reducing the transmission of hospital pathogens and reducing antibiotic resistance 31,719

*Include sub-projects

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