Robert Evans

Robert Evans

School of Biosciences

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School of Biosciences
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

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.


BSc Hons Cancer Biology and Immunology
MRes Molecular and Cellular Biology


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.


Microbiology, Immunology, Microscopy, Lipidomics

Other activities

Robert Evans is currently Co-chair of the Biosciences Graduate School Committee.