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Contact Information

Call: 0141 330 3923

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

David L Robertson

MRC Investigator, 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

Richard Orton

Richard Orton

Rob Gifford

Robert Gifford

Research Bioinformatician / Evolutionary Biologist
Quan Gu

Quan Gu

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Sreenu Vattipally

Computational Biologist
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Orges Koci

Research Software Engineer

Srikeerthana Kuchi


    Derek Wright

    Bioinformatician / Computational Biologist

    Joseph Hughes

    Computational and Evolutionary biologist

    Postdocs and Research Fellows

    Oscar MacLean

    Bioinformatician (Palmarini group)

    Nardus Mollentze

    Postdoctoral Researcher (Streicker group)

    Salvatore Camiolo

    Research Associate (Davison group)

    Matej Vucak

    Computational Biologist/Bioinformatician (Davison group)

    PhD Students

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    Kieran Lamb

    PhD Student

      Sejal Modha

      MRC Precision Medicine Postgraduate Research Student

      Joseph Busby

      PhD Student

        Haiting Chai

        PhD Student

          HPC / SysAdmin