Our researchers

The UK Coronavirus Immunology Consortium is a collaborative project involving dozens of researchers from a range of scientific backgrounds. They are working together to answer key questions about how the immune system interacts with SARS-CoV-2, to help us fight COVID-19 and develop better diagnostics, treatments and vaccines.

The UK leads the world in the quality of its immunology research, and the consortium proudly includes many of the country's leading specialists in this field, from 19 different centres across the UK. You can find out more about each of our researchers below, including their background, areas of expertise, and any publications they have released as part of UK-CIC.

Professor Jo Spencer

King’s College London

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Dr Niharika A Duggal

University of Birmingham

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Professor Sophie Hambleton

Newcastle University

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Professor Claire Harris

Newcastle University

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Dr James Peters

Imperial College London

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Dr Nathalie Signoret

University of York

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Professor Benny Chain

University College London

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Professor Hans J Stauss

University College London

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Dr Victoria Ridger

University of Sheffield

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