Dr Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown completed a Ph.D. in microbiology at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He was a Wellcome Trust travelling postdoctoral fellow at the University of Oxford, UK, then a Wellcome Trust Senior Fellow at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He is now a Professor of Immunology, Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator and Director of the MRC Centre for Medical Mycology at the University of Aberdeen, and Director of the AFGrica Unit at the University of Cape Town. His primary research interests are C-type lectin receptors and their role in homeostasis and immunity, with a particular focus on antifungal immunity.