Divya Malik

Divya MalikDivya Malik

Shared student with with Prof. Judi Allen


Email: D.Malik@sms.ed.ac.uk




Academic History:

 2011-present University of Edinburgh

Institute of Immunology, Infection and Research


Shared PhD student with Prof. Judith Allen and Dr. Amy Buck

“Functional role of microRNAs in the regulation of alternatively activated macrophages”


2007-2011 University of Nottingham 

BSc (Hons) Biotechnology with Industrial Placement Award

Honours thesis: “Prevalence of silver and copper resistances in non clinical Enterobacteriaceae pig isolates”

Industrial placement (2009-2010): Campden BRI, Microbiology Department (Processing, Preservation and Spoilage)


Research interests

I’m interested in understanding the underlying mechanisms and functional roles of microRNAs in the regulation, maintenance and proliferation of alternatively activated macrophages.