Infection and Immunobiology Early-Career Advisory Group

This advisory group shortlists candidates for Wellcome Early-Career Awards.

This includes remits from two of our discovery advisory groups:


Members are listed below. Additional experts will join the panel as necessary.

Dr Lilach Sheiner (Chair)

University of Glasgow

Professor Stephen Baker

University of Cambridge

Professor Thomas Connor

Cardiff University

Dr Joe Grove

University of Glasgow

Professor Mads Gyrd-Hansen

University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Dr Sulaiman Sadi Ibrahim

Bayero University, Kano

Dr Samson Kinyanjui

KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kenya

Professor Daniel Masiga

International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, Kenya

Dr Naomi McGovern

University of Cambridge

Dr Zaza Ndhlovu

Africa Health Research Institute, South Africa

Dr Donald Palmer

Royal Veterinary College

Dr Sumana Sanyal

University of Oxford

Professor Jo Spencer

King's College London

Dr Meera Unnikrishnan

University of Warwick

Professor Joanne Webster

Royal Veterinary College


Shradha Maharjan

Funding Manager

Wellcome Trust