Robert Evans School of Biosciences Contact details Telephone+44 (0)121 414 5561Emailrje175@bham.ac.uk AddressSchool of BiosciencesUniversity of Birmingham Edgbaston Birmingham B15 2TT UK PhD Title: Investigating the role of Phospholipase B in cryptococcal virulence Supervisors: Professor Robin May and Dr Andrew Lovering My research focuses on the role of Phospholipase B during C. neoformans infection. Qualifications BSc Hons Cancer Biology and Immunology MRes Molecular and Cellular Biology Biography Robert Evans studied Cancer Biology and Immunology at the University of Bristol before moving to Birmingham University to pursue an MRes in Molecular and Cellular Biology. During his masters he began work with his two PhD co supervisors Prof. Robin May and Dr Andrew Lovering. His current BBSRC funded PhD project is concerned with the role of the virulence factor Phospholipase B during Cryptococcus neoformans infection of macrophages. Research Microbiology, Immunology, Microscopy, Lipidomics Other activities Robert Evans is currently Co-chair of the Biosciences Graduate School Committee.