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.
|Project Lead||Funder||Scheme||Project Title||Awarded Amount (£)|
|Christopher Chiu||Wellcome Trust||N/A||Genomic and transcriptomic determinants of host susceptibility, protection, and viral mutation in experimental SARS CoV-2 infection||1,870,596|
|Alex McCarthy||Wellcome Trust||Career Development Award||Inhibitory leukocyte immunoglobulin-like receptors (LILRs) in bacterial infection biology||2,595,915|
|Margarita Dominguez-Villar||BBSRC Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council||Standard Research Grant||Elucidating the role of autocrine TNF signaling in maintaining human regulatory T cell identity||749,911|
|Margarita Dominguez-Villar||NIHR Imperial BRC||Continuation funding||Developing human lymph node organoids for pre-clinical vaccine testing||35,000|
|Margarita Dominguez-Villar||Diabetes UK||PhD scholarship||The innate immune response to respiratory virus infections in diabetes.||111,655|
|Harry Low||BBSRC Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council||Research Grant||How the ESCRT-III-like protein Vipp1 assembles polymeric super-structures to mitigate membrane stress||698,586|
|Goedele Maertens||Blood Cancer UK||Project Grants||Investigating the roles of p53 and STAT1 in HTLV-1 integration site selection and proviral expression||249,956|
|Felicity Fitzgerald||NIHR National Institute for Health Research||NIHR Development and Skills Enhancement||Development and Skills Enhancement Award: pilot paediatric infection prevention and control study||46,680|