Kyriaki Neophytou

Kyriaki NeophytouKyriaki Neophytou

Room 1.20
Ashworth Laboratories II
Phone: +44 (0) 131 651 3617

  • 2018-Present PhD student, Institute of Infection and Immunology Research, The University
    of Edinburgh
    Project: Studying the function of an Argonaute protein secreted from Heligmosomoides bakeri
  • 2017-2018 MSc by Research in Hosts, Pathogens & Global Health (Part of the Wellcome
    Trust funded 4 year PhD programme Hosts, Pathogens & Global Health), The University of
    Projects: The mechanistic basis of tolerating infection; Tracking host and parasite RNA using CLICK chemistry; Characterisation of a trypanosome small RNA
  • 2016-2017 Analytical Molecular Biology industrial placement student, Allergan Biologics Ltd., an affiliate of Allergan plc, Liverpool
  • 2012-2017 BSc in Biological Sciences with Honours in Molecular Genetics, The University of Edinburgh
    Project: Characterisation of a unique bacterial homologue of eukaryotic ubiquitin

Research Interests

I am interested in cross-species communication and particularly in host-parasite interactions. My current research focuses on determining the function of a parasite-derived Argonaute protein.