Richard Grencis - Curriculum vitae#


  • BSc Hons Zoology, Upper Second, University of Nottingham, 1976
  • PhD Immunoparasitology, University of Glasgow, Wellcome Laboratories for Experimental Parasitology, 1982

Other posts held:
  • 1996-1997 Member of Medical research Council (MRC) Grants committee B; Physiological Medicine and Infections Board.
  • 1997-2001 Member of MRC Advisory Board
  • 1996-1999 Member of Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) Animal Sciences Grants committee.
  • 1999-2001 Member of BBSRC Animal Sciences Network Group.
  • 1995-date Faculty, Biology of Parasitism Summer Course, Marine Biological Laboratories, Woods Hole USA
  • 2002-2006 Member of MRC Grants committee Infection and Immunity.
  • 2005-2006 Member of Institute of Animal Health Review Panel
  • 2007 Member of BBSRC Combating Endemic Diseases of Farmed Animals Initiative panel
  • 2008 Member of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Panel, USA
  • 2009 - 2011 Member of the Infections and Immunity Panel Wellcome Trust
  • 2002 – date Co-Editor in Chief of Parasite Immunology.
  • 2007 – date Associate Editor, Mucosal Immunology.
  • 2003 - 2007 Editorial Board, Parasitology
  • 2001 – 2004 Editorial Board, International Journal of Parasitology.
  • 2001- date Editorial Board, Journal of Helminthology.
  • 2007-date Editorial Board, Acta Parasitologica
  • 1995- 1998 Editorial Board Immunology

I have supervised 19 PhD students to completion and currently supervise 4 students. The current positions of former students are detailed below:
  • Artis, David. Associate Professor with tenure, University of Pennsylvania
  • Ayers, Linda, Secondary School teacher
  • Bugdahdi, Faisal. Academic position Saudi Arabia
  • Cliffe, Laura. Post-doctoral research, University of Athens, Georgia
  • Fuchs Anja, Posts doctoral research, University of Washington
  • Dale Helen, Secondary School teacher
  • Hayes, Kelly. Post-doctoral research, University of Manchester
  • Hasnain, Sumaira. Post Doctoral Research, Mater medical Research Institute, Brisbane, Australia
  • Hepworth Matthew. Post-doctoral research, Humboldt University at Berlin
  • Humphreys Neil. Experimental transgenics officer, University of Manchester
  • Lee Kit Ming, Post-doctoral research, University of Glasgow
  • Leech Melanie, Post-doctoral research, University of Edinburgh
  • Lukazewski, Roman. Group Leader, Infection, Porton Down
  • Meredith Michael, Healthcare advisor, Price,Waterhouse, Coopers
  • Moradi Mohammad. Post-doctoral research, University of Manchester
  • Ralph, Elizabeth, Clinical Scientist, Immunology, London
  • Robinson Karen, Associate Professor, University of Nottingham
  • Worthington, John. Post-doctoral research, University of Manchester
  • Young Helen, Clinical Biochemist

I have mentored Post Doctoral Scientists and Research Fellows both within my own lab and others who have gone on to successful Research careers and academic positions.

I have been internal examiner for numerous PhD students within Manchester and external examiner for over 40 PhD theses from numerous UK and overseas Universities including, Birmingham, Cambridge, Leeds, Liverpool, Imperial College London, King College London, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Oxford, Nottingham, York, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Strathclyde, Dublin, Trent, Adelaide, McMaster, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Capetown, Utrecht.

I have been invited to give numerous research seminars within the UK and abroad at major Research Univeristies/Centres including, NIMR, Mill Hill, University College, Dublin, The Ludwig Institute of Cancer Research, University of Louvain, The Pasteur Institute, Lille, Johans Gutenberg University, Mainz, GSF, Munich, the University of Pennsylvania, Cornell University, NIH, US Uniformed Services University, Baltimore, George Washington University, Washington, the University of Capetown, The University of Harare, University of Tubingen, Humboldt University Berlin, University of Vienna.

I have been invited to give plenary/Keynote talks at the British Society for Parasitology Annual Spring Meeting, The Annual Congress of the British Society of Immunology, The Annual Congress of the Dutch and Belgian Societies of Parasitology, the Infection and Immunity Conference, Karolinska Institute, Sweden, the American Association of Immunology Meeting, Washington, Keystone meetings USA (Lake Tahoe; Santa Fe X2). Invited keynote speaker at the Australasian International Immunology Congress in Adelaide, Australia. Jacques Monod Conferences (x2), Swiss Society for Allergy and Immunology, MUGEN meeting, Athens, Serbian Centre for Parasitic Zoonoses, Belgrade; Inflammation Meeting, University of Lund; Leibniz Centre for Infection, Hamburg. I am invited plenary speaker for the forthcoming 63rd Meeting of the German Society for Hygiene and Microbiology in Essen (September). I am giving the Roy C Anderson Memorial lecture in Parasitology at the University of Guelph (October). I am invited speaker at the Gordon Conference on the Biology of Host Parasite Interactions, Rhode Island, USA (June 2012).

I was the Australian Society for Parasitology/Australian Research Council/National Health and Medical Research Council visiting lecturer 2007. I was invited plenary lecturer at the Awaji International Forum on Infection and Immunity, Japan 2007. I was invited plenary speaker at the 12th Woods Hole Immunoparasitology conference, USA 2008. I was invited speaker at the Keystone meeting on Helminths in Tahoe city, USA February 2009.
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