Tom Youdale

Tom Youdale

Location: 1.08,
Ashworth Laboratories II

Email: tom.youdale[at]

2021 – Postdoctoral researcher in the lab of Amy Buck at the University of Edinburgh

2020 – Postdoctoral researcher in the lab of Doreen Cantrell at the University of Dundee

2016 – MRC DTP PhD programme at the University of Dundee– Completed in cell signaling and immunology under the supervision of Doreen Cantrell.  Project – The regulation of CD8+ T cells by nutrient availability.

2015 – Data analyst at Phasephocus for label free imaging data

2015 – Laboratory technician in the flow cytometry and imaging facility at the University of York

2014 – MSc in Bioscience Technology from the University of York

2011 – BSc Human biology from Loughborough UniversityResearch interests

Research Interests

My interest lies in trying to understand immune cell regulation by their environment. My PhD focused on regulation of T cell function by nutrient availability. I am moving to the Buck lab to gain knowledge and experience into how host, viral and parasite RNA and mRNAs factor into immune responses. I believe by understanding how extrinsic factors can dictate immune cells will lead to avenues for therapeutic targeting and also help treat autoimmune diseases.