Imperial College London

ProfessorMarinaBotto

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Immunology and Inflammation

Director of Bioservices. Head of Department
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 3313 2316m.botto Website

 
 
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Assistant

 

Miss Claudia Rocchi +44 (0)20 3313 2315

 
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Location

 

9N10Commonwealth BuildingHammersmith Campus

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Summary

 

Collaborators

Richard Smith, Division of NephrologyThe University of IowaIowa City, USA, 2006

Steven Sacks, Department of Nephrology and TransplanationGuy’s HospitalLondon, 2001

S Rodriguez de Córdoba, Departamento de InmunologíaCentro de Investigaciones Biológicas (CSIC)Velázquez 144, 28006-Madrid, SPAIN, 2001

Jeremy Brown, Centre for Respiratory ResearchRoyal Free and University College Medical SchoolRayne InstituteLondon, 2000

Izui Shozo, Department of PathologyC.M.U.Geneva, Switzerland, 2000

Christopher Parish, Cell-Cell Interaction GroupDivision of Immunology and Cell BiologyJohn Curtin School of Medical ResearchAustralian National UniversityCanberra, Australia, 2000

C TerhorstA Sharpe, Harvard Medical SchoolBoston, USA, 2000

Francesco Tedesco, Dept. Physiology and PathologyUniversity of TriesteTrieste, Italy, 1999

Sjef Verbeek, Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC) Department of Human Genetics Leiden, The Netherlands, 1999

Mark Pepys, Department of Medicine Royal Free and University College Medical SchoolLondon, 1999

Paul MorganPhilip Taylor, University of Wales College of MedicineDept of Medical Biochemistry Cardiff, 1999 - 1999

Richard Cornall, University of Oxford, 1999

Guest Lectures

Toronto Complement Conference, Inaugural Meeting, Toronto, Canada, 2020

ACR Annual Meeting, Atlanta, United States, 2019

European Meeting of Complement in Human Disease (EMCHD), Madrid, Spain, 2019

EULAR Annual Meeting, Madrid, Spain, 2019

The International Society of Systemic Autoinflammatory Diseases (ISSAID), Genoa, Italy, 2019

Complement Dysregulation and Disease Meeting, Jerusalem, Israel, 2019

II Review Course in Rheumatology,, Palermo, Italy, 2018

5th European Congress of Immunology (ECI 2018), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2018

The Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCIS) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, United States, 2018

The Henry Kunkel Society Annual Meeting, Paris, France, 2018

Chinese Society Immunology Symposium, Shanghai, China, 2017

Bookmarks in Rheumatology,, Milan, Italy, 2016

17° Corso Post-Universitario in Immunologia Clinica - 2° Autoimmunity Day, Verona, Italy, 2016

European Workshop for Rheumatology Research, York, United Kingdom, 2016

16° Corso Post-Universitario in Immunologia Clinica - 1° Autoimmunity Day, Verona, Italy, 2015

AAI Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, USA, 2014

15th International Congress of Immunology,, Milan, Italy, 2013

EULAR Annual Meeting, Madrid, Spain, 2013

KFO 249 Symposium, Dresden, Germany, 2012

Immune Tolerance and Autoimmune Disease meeting 2012, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 2012

13° Corso Post-Universitario in Immunologia Clinica and Giorgio De Sandre Commemorative Conference, Verona, Italy, 2012

BSI Conference 2011, Liverpool, United Kingdom, 2011

Chronic Inflammation Program (ChIP) Symposium, Lund, Sweden, 2011

Mouse Molecular Genetics Conference, Hinxton, United Kingdom, 2011

Fifth EULAR Course on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Pisa, Italy, 2011

13th European Meeting on Complement in Human Disease, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2011

1st International Congress on Controversies in Rheumatology and Autoimmunity (CORA), Florence, Italy, 2011

Swedish Society for Immunology Annual Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden, 2011

XXIII International Complement Workshop, New York, USA, 2010

BSI Pre-Conference Symposia at the British Society of Rheumatology Annual Conference, Birmingham, United Kingdom, 2010

1st Imperial College Kidney and Transplant Institute Lupus Meeting, London, United Kingdom, 2010

11° Corso Post-Universitario in Immunologia Clinica, Verona, Italy, 2010

XVI Symposium of the "Reina Sofia" Institute of the Íñigo Álvarez de Toledo Renal Foundation, Madrid, Spain, 2009

Advanced Course: The Role of B cells in the Physiology and Pathology of the Immune System, Sorrento, Italy, 2009

IUIS Expert Meeting on Primary Immunodeficiencies, Dublin, Ireland, 2009

2nd Gordon Research Conference on Antigen Cross-Presentation, Lucca, Italy, 2009

ECM - 9° Congresso Nazionale Associazione Italiana di Miologia, Verona, Italy, 2009

British Society for Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Glasgow, United Kingdom, 2009

VII MD International Symposium on Autoimmunity, Vienna, Austria, 2008

Immunology Regional Group Seminar, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, 2008

XIII Meeting of the European Society for Immunodeficiencies (ESID), Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands, 2008

XXII International Complement Workshop, Basel, Switzerland, 2008

2nd Annual Symposium for SLE, Boston, United States, 2008

7th European Lupus Meeting, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2008

Discoveries Strategies Conference, San Francisco, United States, 2008

3rd International Conference on Autoimmunity, Rhodes, Greece, 2007

9° Corso Post-Universitario in Immunologia Clinica, Verona, Italy, 2007

11th European Meeting on Complement in Human Disease, Cardiff, United Kingdom, 2007

1st Course in Genetics of Rheumatic and Auto-inflammatory diseases, Bologna, Italy, 2007

Visit to Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore,USA, 2007

The Biomarkers and New Therapies in SLE Workshop, London, United Kingdom, 2007

ACR Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington DC, USA, 2006

2nd Bergamo Workshop on Haemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Bergamo, Italy, 2006

2nd Bergamo Workshop on Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Bergamo, Italy, 2006

ACR Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington,DC, USA, 2006

1st Nordic Meeting on Genetics and Pathogenesis of Immunological Diseases, Helsinki, Finland, 2006

1st Nordic Meeting on Genetics and Pathogenesis of Immunology Diseases, Helsinki, Finland, 2006

Hinxton Retreat of the MPGN II focus group, Hinxton, UK, 2006

Recent development in Inflammation & Autoimmune Disorders,, London Technology Network, RSA, London, United Kingdom, 2006

BSI Annual Congress (Chair and Organiser), Harrogate, United Kingdom, 2005

XLII Congresso Nazionale della Societa’ Italiana di Reumatologia, Verona, Italy, 2005

American Society of Nephrology meeting, Philadelphia, USA, 2005

Biology of the Immune Defense, Forum of the GBF, Braunschweig, Germany, 2005

ASN Renal Week 2005, Philadelphia, USA, 2005

12th European Pediatric Rheumatology Congress, Versailles, France, 2005

38th Annual meeting of The Society for Leukocyte Biology, Oxford, United Kingdom, 2005

10th European Meeting on Complement in Health ad Disease, Heidelberg, Germany, 2005

12th European Pedriatic Rheumatology Congress, Versailles, France, 2005

International PhD Course “Tolerance and autoimmunity”, Milan, Italy, 2005

Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR), Vienna, Austria, 2005

3rd Workshop on Innovative Mouse models, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2005

Annual European Congress of Rheumatology 'Eular 2005', Viena, Austria, 2005

6th European Lupus Meeting, London, The British Society for Rheumatology, 2005

Ten topics in Rheumatology in Rome, Rome, Italy, 2005

6th European Lupus Meeting, London, United Kingdom, 2005

8th International Workshop and Conference on Human Leucocyte Differentiation Antigens, Adelaide, Australia, 2004

34th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Society forImmunology, Adelaide, Australia, 2004

7th FIMSA/ASI Advanced Training Course in Immunology, Adelaide, Australia, 2004

34th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Society for Immunology (ASI), Adelaide, Australia, 2004

7th International Congress on Lupus Systemic Erythematosus, New York, USA, 2004

12th Annual Meeting of the “Kunkel Society “, New York, USA, 2004

Immunology Programme Research seminar series, New York, USA, 2004

7th International Lupus Congress, New York, USA, 2004

Invited Seminar at Immunology Programme Research Seminar Series, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, USA, 2004

First Eular Course on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, S. Miniato, Italy, 2003

1st Gordon Conference on “Apoptotic cell recognition and clearance”, Connecticut College, New London, CT, USA, 2003

Gordon Conference, Connecticut, USA, 2003

2nd Workshop on Complement Associated Diseases, Animal models and Therapeutics, Myconos, Greece, 2003

2nd “Workshop on Complement associated diseases, animal models and therapeutics”, Mykonos, Greece, 2003

2nd Conference of Societa’ Italiana di Immunologia andImmunologia Clinica & Allergologia, Verona, Italy, 2003

2nd Conference of Societa’ Italiana di Immunologia and Immunologia Clinica & Allergologia, Verona, Italy, 2003

European Society for Cinical Investigation, Verona, Italy, 2003

32th European Society for Clinical Investigation meeting, Verona, Italy, 2003

Symposium on Frontiers in Lupus Nephritis, London, United Kingdom, 2003

Symposium on Frontiers in Lupus Nephritis, London, United Kingdom, 2003

Research Student Supervision

Ali,S, Characterisation of primary B cell defects in autoimmune-prone mice

Ambrose,N, The use of skin blisters to dissect the abnormal inflammatory response to monosodium urate crystals in Behçet’s Syndrome

Atcha,H, Analysis of the role of complement C3 in atherosclerosis in mice

Barbour,T, The role of complement fragment IC3b in dense deposit disease

Baruah,P

Bhatia,V

Bickerstaff,M

Buang,N, Genetic and cellular mechanisms of autoimmunity in animal models and humans

Carlucci,F

Chun,J, Renal plasmacells (PCs) contribution to systemic autoantibody titres in a congenic model of SLE

D'Alessandri,T, The Role of Th2 and IgE Immunity in Lymphoid Stress Surveillance

Fish,J, Candidate Gene Analysis of QTLs Associated with Defective Apoptotic Cell Clearance in a Murine Model of Autoimmune Disease

Giacomassi,C, The contribution of complement to the immunomodulating role of mesenchymal stem cells

Ishaque,A, Analysis of T cells expressing a lupus suppressor locus (Sle18)

Lewis,M

Manivannan,K, Regulatory T cells in DAF and C3 Knock-Out Mice: Peripheral Tolerance Gone Bad?

Mitchell,D

Noughton,M

Panse,K, The role of pro-inflammatory cytokine IL-6 in the pathogenesis of SLE in the B6.129chr1b murine model of lupus

Perraudeau,M

Pickering,MC

Rahman,T, Phenotypic analysis of a mouse congenic line predisposed to lupus like disease

Romaine,A, Investigating the role of ITGAM in TLR 9 signalling

Saja,M, The Role of Hyperlipidaemia in Promoting Renal Injury in Autoimmune Disease: Dissecting the Molecular Mechanisms

Tahir,S, Analysis of the role of complement in the T cell response

Taylor,PR

Turnberg,D

Vernon,K, The role of local complement Factor H in complement mediated renal disease

Yasuga,H, T cell trafficking in an induced mouse model of autoimmunity