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Professor Nick D Read - personal details

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Professor Nick D Read

Role: Professor of Fungal Cell Biology

Tel: + 44 (0) 161 275 1415


Manchester Fungal Infection Group | Institute of Inflammation and Repair | University of Manchester | CTF Building | 46 Grafton Street | Manchester M13 9NT

Telephone: 44 (0)161 306 0697 (PA: Carolyn Glynn )




Current Position

2013- present     Professor of Fungal Cell Biology, Institute of Inflammation and Repair, University of Manchester

Previous Positions

2005-2013      Professor of Fungal Cell Biology, Institute of Cell Biology, University of Edinburgh

1997-2005      Reader in Fungal Cell Biology, Institute of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Edinburgh

1985-1997      Lecturer in Mycology, Deptartment of Botany, University of Edinburgh

1981-1984      Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Bristol


1977-1981       PhD, University of Bristol

1974-1977       BSc (Hons) in Microbiology (1st Class), University of Bristol, Bristol

Memberships of Committees and Professional Bodies

President, British Mycological Society

Chair of the Fungal Genetics Policy Committee

Member of the Aspergillus Policy Committee

Committee Member of International Mycological Association

Member of Life Sciences Section Committee (Royal Microscopical Society)


BSc, PhD


Director of the Manchester Fungal Infection Group