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Call: 0141 330 3923

Email: david.l.robertson at glasgow.ac.uk

David L Robertson

Head of CVR Bioinformatics

MRC University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research


Since moving to the University of Glasgow in 2017 I’ve taken over from Andrew Davison as head of CVR Bioinformatics. We are a group of bioinformaticians, computational biologists and computer scientists focussed on virus research. We're comprised of a core team who work with the CVR researchers and have their own independent research interests, computer-based postdocs who are dedicated to specific research projects, independently funded research fellows, and PhD students who work with our team and supervisors in the CVR and other parts of the university. My own research interests include viral evolution and diversity, systems virology, virus-host specificity, change in the virome and the trade-offs between molecular evolution and disease susceptibility. See my University of Glasgow page for further details.

CVR Bioinformaticians and Computational Biologists

Quan Gu

Quan Gu

Rob Gifford

Robert Gifford

Research Bioinformatician / Evolutionary Biologist
Richard Orton

Richard Orton


Sreenu Vattipally

Computational Biologist

Derek Wright

Bioinformatician / Computational Biologist

Srikeerthana Kuchi


    Joseph Hughes

    Computational and Evolutionary biologist

    Software Engineer

    Josh Singer

    Research Software Engineer

    Postdocs and Research Fellows

    Samantha Campbell


      Oscar MacLean

      Bioinformatician (Palmarini group)

      Salvatore Camiolo

      Research Associate (Davison group)

      Vandana Ravindran

      Research Fellow

      Matej Vucak

      Computational Biologist/Bioinformatician (Davison group)

        Nardus Mollentze

        Postdoctoral Researcher (Streicker group)

        PhD Students

        Joseph Busby

        PhD Student

          Ben Stamp

          PhD Student

          Haiting Chai

          PhD Student

            Marc Niebel

            PhD Student (Thomson group)

            Sejal Modha

            MRC Precision Medicine Postgraduate Research Student

            HPC / SysAdmin