Professor Christopher Thornton
Senior Lecturer in Immunology

Profile

I am an immunologist with a specialist interest in hybridoma technology. My past research has focused on the study of ‘free-living’ saprotrophic fungi in soil, using monoclonal antibodies to study their biology and ecology. More recently, my research has concentrated on human infection by opportunisitic fungal pathogens and their rapid detection using monoclonal antibodies. I am a member of the Plant Biology research group.

I am the School Radiation Protection Officer, a member of the School Safety Committee and am the Biosciences academic representative on the University Safety Committee.

Career

2007-present Senior Lecturer in Immunology, School of Biosciences, University of Exeter
2003-2007
Lecturer in Immunology, School of Biosciences, University of Exeter
2001-2003 Postdoctoral Research Associate in School of Biosciences, University of Exeter
1998-2001 University Research Fellow, School of Biosciences, University of Exeter
1997-1998 Temporary lecturer in Molecular Genetics, School of Biosciences, University of Exeter
1994-1997 Postdoctoral Research Associate in Plant Sciences Department, University of Cambridge
1991-1994 Postdoctoral Research Associate in Plant Sciences Department, University of Oxford

Contact details

Email
Internal tel3776
Tel+44 (0) 1392 723776
Fax+44 (0) 1392 724668
BuildingGeoffrey Pope
Office317
AddressGeoffrey Pope Building
Biosciences
College of Life and Environmental Sciences
University of Exeter
Stocker Road
Exeter
EX4 4QD
UK

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