David Cole

ColeDavid Cole
Cardiff University

Welsh Crucible 2011

David is currently Senior Research Fellow at the Cardiff Institute of Infection and Immunity. Studying new therapies for treating infectious diseases and cancer. He completed a DPhil at Green College – Oxford University through an MRC funded DPhil position at the Nuffield Department of Medicine (NDM) under the supervision of Dr George Gao and Professor John Bell. David spent 3 years studying T cell antigen recognition and activation using molecular, biochemical, crystallographic and cellular techniques. During his time at Oxford, David collaborated with a number of individuals who have been highly involved in his research career: Dr Bent Jakobsen (T cell immunologist) from Immunocore LTD; Dr Pierre Rizkallah (Crystallographer), at Daresbury Laboratories; Professor Andrew Sewell (T cell immunologist), who, at the time, was based in the Peter Medawar building in Oxford.

2016 Update: David is now a Wellcome Trust Research Career Development Fellow in the School of Medicine, Cardiff University.

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