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

How capable are children to self-swab for SARS-CoV-2?

How capable are children to self-swab for SARS-CoV-2?

Study considers factors contributing to health-related quality of life in adolescents during the COVID-19 pandemic

Study considers factors contributing to health-related quality of life in adolescents during the COVID-19 pandemic

Sporadic Legionnaires’ disease in commercial truck drivers could be attributed to vehicle windshield wiper fluid

Sporadic Legionnaires’ disease in commercial truck drivers could be attributed to vehicle windshield wiper fluid

CRIPSR identifies cell-type-specific ACE2 modifiers

CRIPSR identifies cell-type-specific ACE2 modifiers

Study explores immune escape mutations caused by prolonged viral shedding in immunocompromised COVID-19 patient

Study explores immune escape mutations caused by prolonged viral shedding in immunocompromised COVID-19 patient

French study shows COVID vaccine efficacy 94% against severe outcomes

French study shows COVID vaccine efficacy 94% against severe outcomes

Combating COVID cytokine storm with targeted nucleic acid therapies

Combating COVID cytokine storm with targeted nucleic acid therapies

Potential of a SARS-CoV-2 immunoPET approach to study COVID-19 dynamics in total body in rhesus macaques

Potential of a SARS-CoV-2 immunoPET approach to study COVID-19 dynamics in total body in rhesus macaques

Estimating life expectancy changes since 2020

Estimating life expectancy changes since 2020

Declining immune responses against SARS-CoV-2 variants in dialysis patients post-vaccination

Declining immune responses against SARS-CoV-2 variants in dialysis patients post-vaccination