Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Infectious Disease

Research Technician



+44 (0)20 7594 CV




258 Shattock Lab.Wright Fleming WingSt Mary's Campus





Research Technician producing recombinant antibodies and viral spike proteins for viral vaccine optimisation and using cutting-edge techniques to analyse samples from viral vaccine trials.

Extensive laboratory experience in virus and translational research in both academia and industry. Highly experienced in laboratory techniques including protein science, molecular biology and mammalian cell culture plus a wide range of cell-based and biochemical assays in GLP and vaccine/drug development contexts.



Blakney AK, McKay PF, Hu K, et al., 2021, Polymeric and lipid nanoparticles for delivery of self-amplifying RNA vaccines, Journal of Controlled Release, Vol:338, ISSN:0168-3659, Pages:201-210

McKay PF, Hu K, Blakney AK, et al., 2020, Self-amplifying RNA SARS-CoV-2 lipid nanoparticle vaccine candidate induces high neutralizing antibody titers in mice, Nature Communications, Vol:11, ISSN:2041-1723, Pages:1-7

Aldon Y, McKay PF, Allen J, et al., 2018, Rational design of DNA-expressed stabilized native-like HIV-1 envelope trimers, Cell Reports, Vol:24, ISSN:2211-1247, Pages:3324-3338.e5

Arakelyan A, Fitzgerald W, King DF, et al., 2017, Flow virometry analysis of envelope glycoprotein conformations on individual HIV virions, Scientific Reports, Vol:7, ISSN:2045-2322

Cheeseman HM, Olejniczak NJ, Rogers PM, et al., 2016, Broadly neutralizing antibodies display potential for prevention of HIV-1 infection of mucosal tissue superior to that of nonneutralizing antibodies, Journal of Virology, Vol:91, ISSN:1098-5514

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