Gluenz Lab Members

Dr Eva Gluenz
Royal Society University Research Fellow and Group Leader
Research Lecturer
Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford
Fellow by special election
St. Edmund Hall, University of Oxford

2005 PhD London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
2000 MSc (Dipl. Phil.-nat) Biology, University of Bern, Switzerland

Tom Beneke Tom Beneke
DPhil student

Research: Molecular dissection of flagellar structure and function in Leishmania mexicana; development of CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing tools

Funding: Departmental Prize Studentship, MRC

James Smith
Research Assistant

Research: Generation of a CRISPR-Cas9 knockout library for L. mexicana

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Ciaran McCoy

Research: Studying the role of the amastigote flagellum in a CRISPR-Cas9 knockout screen

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Andreia Albuquerque-Wendt
Postdoc, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship

Research: Identification of Leishmania membrane transporters required for macrophages infection

Former Graduate Students

Jessica Valli DPhil 2017
Thesis title: The Role of the Leishmania mexicana amastigote flagellum in parasite-host Interactions

Funding: Departmental Prize Studentship, MRC

Laura Makin DPhil 2017
Thesis title: Secretion from the Leishmania flagellum as a potential mechanism for virulence factor delivery
Funding: Wellcome Trust IITM

Michael Fiebig DPhil 2014 (co-supervised with K. Gull)
Thesis title: Characterisation of the transcriptomes of Leishmania mexicana promastigotes and amastigotes
Funding: Wellcome Trust IITM

Richard Wheeler DPhil 2012 (co-supervised with K. Gull)
Thesis title: Generation, regulation and function of morphology in Leishmania and Trypanosoma
Funding: Wellcome Trust IITM






Joining the Lab

egluenz, 30/09/2018