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

Approximately 13% of hospitalized COVID patients have serious neurologic symptoms

Approximately 13% of hospitalized COVID patients have serious neurologic symptoms

The impact of COVID-19 on digital health adoption

The impact of COVID-19 on digital health adoption

Study explores SARS-CoV-2 RNA genome's functional interactions with host cell

Study explores SARS-CoV-2 RNA genome's functional interactions with host cell

Exploring oncolytic viral therapeutics and immunotherapies derived from DNA and RNA

Exploring oncolytic viral therapeutics and immunotherapies derived from DNA and RNA

CRISPR/Cas9 deletions induce adverse on-target genomic effects

CRISPR/Cas9 deletions induce adverse on-target genomic effects

Potential diagnostic method for identifying human health-relevant nucleic acids utilizing FokI-assisted digestion of DNA duplexes and DNA/RNA hybrids

Potential diagnostic method for identifying human health-relevant nucleic acids utilizing FokI-assisted digestion of DNA duplexes and DNA/RNA hybrids

Study reports increased numbers of SARS-CoV-2-reactive T cells in individuals who were HCoV-reactive

Study reports increased numbers of SARS-CoV-2-reactive T cells in individuals who were HCoV-reactive

Researchers conduct SARS-CoV-2 risk assessment with regard to wildlife research, rehabilitation, and control

Researchers conduct SARS-CoV-2 risk assessment with regard to wildlife research, rehabilitation, and control

Study explores microbial genetic engineering approach as a replacement for shark livering for squalene

Study explores microbial genetic engineering approach as a replacement for shark livering for squalene

Novel saliva immunoassays to detect prior SARS-CoV-2 infection

Novel saliva immunoassays to detect prior SARS-CoV-2 infection