Colin Lightfoot

Colin Lightfoot

B.Sc. Biomedical Science, M.Sc. Infection and Immunity

Colin graduated from the University of Chester with a B.Sc. in Biomedical Science in 2020. Since completing his undergraduate degree, he worked for NHS England as an Associate Practitioner, responsible for testing inpatients for COVID-19 on admission.

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Recently Colin was a Study Assistant for Perfectus Biomed, where he grew cell lines and viruses for the testing of mainly commercial cleaning products. He recently completed an M.Sc. in Infection and Immunity at The University of Chester, where his main research focus was antibiotic resistance and the possibility of combatting this with bacteriophage therapy.

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Articles from Colin

Anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies persist in breast milk, even after gastrointestinal digestion

Anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies persist in breast milk, even after gastrointestinal digestion

Olverembatinib a potent inhibitor of Omicron NTD-mediated cytokine release

Olverembatinib a potent inhibitor of Omicron NTD-mediated cytokine release

COVID-19's impact on sex and fertility

COVID-19's impact on sex and fertility

The impact of NSAIDs on COVID-19 severity

The impact of NSAIDs on COVID-19 severity

Camelid IFNs could play important role in combating emerging zoonotic pathogens

Camelid IFNs could play important role in combating emerging zoonotic pathogens

Study explores macromolecular viral entry inhibitors as broad-spectrum first-line antivirals with anti-SARS-CoV-2 activities

Study explores macromolecular viral entry inhibitors as broad-spectrum first-line antivirals with anti-SARS-CoV-2 activities

Delta- and Omicron BA.1-variant specificity of B cell repertoires established by an initial Wuhan strain infection

Delta- and Omicron BA.1-variant specificity of B cell repertoires established by an initial Wuhan strain infection

Exploring routine saliva testing for SARS-CoV-2 in children

Exploring routine saliva testing for SARS-CoV-2 in children

The potential for SARS-CoV-2 to be transmitted biologically or mechanically by arthropods

The potential for SARS-CoV-2 to be transmitted biologically or mechanically by arthropods

Differences in COVID-19 outcomes related to sex

Differences in COVID-19 outcomes related to sex