Ms Sarah Cook

School of Immunity and Infection
PhD Student

Contact details

School of Immunity and Infection
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

PhD Title: The Role of Atypical Chemokine Receptors in Germinal Centre Differentiation

Supervisors: Dr. Kai-Michael Toellner and Prof. Antal Rot


  • MRes Biomedical Research, University of Birmingham, 2011
  • BSc Biochemistry with Intercalated Year, University of Warwick, 2010


Sarah graduated from The University of Warwick with Biochemistry, which included an intercalated year at The National Institute of Biological Standards and Control. Since, she has been funded by the Wellcome Trust to study an MRes and PhD at The University of Birmingham. Her PhD research focuses on the roles of atypical chemokine receptors in different stages of B cell differentiation.


A member of the research groups of Dr. Kai Toellner and Prof. Antal Rot

Other activities

When not in the lab, Sarah can be found at Grimsby Town FC matches, musicals, or on a train heading all different kinds of places.


Yuen CT, Horiuchi Y, Asokanathan C, Cook S, Douglas-Bardsley A, Ochiai M, Corbel M, Xing D, (2010), An in vitro assay system as a potential replacement for the histamine sensitisation test for acellular pertussis based combination vaccines, Vaccine, 28, 3714-3721