Imperial College London

Professor George K. Christophides

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Life Sciences

Professor of Infectious Diseases & Immunity
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 5342g.christophides

 
 
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Location

 

6167Sir Alexander Fleming BuildingSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Visit the laboratory website for more details:  www.vigilab.org

I received my PhD in Molecular Biology from the University of Athens and continued my research career as a Marie Curie postdoctoral fellow at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg, Germany. I moved to Imperial College London in 2005, where I am currently Professor and Chair of Infectious Disease and Immunity. I am also Adjunct Professor and Associate Dean at the Cyprus Institute, Cyprus. I am interested in the biology of infectious diseases, especially vector-borne, and how this may be affected by human interventions and the changing environment. Through my research, I wish to contribute to public health innovations and in improving human life. In addition to directing the VigiLab, I am convening a final year course at Imperial College on Advanced Topics in Infection and Immunity and lecturing in Immunology and in Advanced Topics in Parasitology and Vector Biology courses.

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