Anthony Tsolaki

Dr Anthony Tsolaki

Lecturer - Biosciences

Room: Heinz Wolff Building 234
Brunel University London
Uxbridge
UB8 3PH
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1895 266077
Fax: +44 (0)1895 274348
Email: anthony.tsolaki@brunel.ac.uk

About Anthony

Academic qualifications

  • DPhil, University of Oxford, 1999
  • MSc, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 1994
  • BSc (Hons), Biochemistry, University of North London, 1993

 

Academic Appointments

  • September 2006 - Present Lecturer, Brunel University London
  • September 2004 - August 2006, Post Doctoral Fellow, Imperial College London
  • May 2000 - July 2004 Post Doctoral Fellow, Stanford University
  • May 1999 - May 2000 University of California, Berkeley 

 

Responsibilities

Admin responsibilities

Biosciences Undergraduate Admissions Tutor

Other responsibilities

CL3 Laboratory Coordinator

Deputy Director, Centre for Infection, Immunity and Disease Mechanisms

Teaching responsibilities

  • BB1402 Biology of the Cell (Microbiology)
  • BB2216 Medical Microbiology
  • BB3216 Microbial Pathogenesis
 

Teaching / Supervision

Teaching interest

Tuberculosis

Research

Research interests

  • Molecular epidemiology of tuberculosis
    Host-pathogen interactions in tuberculosis
  • Molecular evolution of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  • Mechanisms of genomic variability in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Microbial genomics
  • Innate Immunity in tuberculosis Infection

Research centres

Publications

Journal Papers

(2013)  Tsolaki, AG. , Nagy, J. , Leiva, S. , Kishore, U. , et al. , Mycobacterium tuberculosis antigen 85B and ESAT-6 expressed as a recombinant fusion protein in Mycobacterium smegmatis elicits cell-mediated immune response in a murine vaccination model, Molecular Immunology 54 (3-4)  : 278- 283 Download publication

(2012)  Nayak, A. , Dodagatta-Marri, E. , Tsolaki, AG.  and Kishore, U. , An insight into the diverse roles of surfactant proteins, SP-A and SP-D in innate and adaptive immunity, Frontiers in Endocrinology 3 131-  Download publication

(2012)  Gupta, A. , Kaul, A. , Tsolaki, AG. , Kishore, U.  and Bhakta, S. , Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Immune evasion, latency and reactivation, Immunobiology 217 (3)  : 363- 374

(2010)  Nayak, A. , Ferluga, J. , Tsolaki, AG.  and Kishore, U. , The non-classical functions of the classical complement pathway recognition subcomponent C1q, Immunology Letters 131 (2)  : 139- 150

(2009)  Tsolaki, AG. , Innate immune recognition in tuberculosis infection., Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 653 185- 197

(2008)  Narayanan, S. , Gagneux, S. , Hari, L. , Tsolaki, AG. , et al. , Genomic interrogation of ancestral Mycobacterium tuberculosis from south India, Infection, Genetics and Evolution 8 (4)  : 474- 483 Download publication

(2007)  Chen, J. , Tsolaki, AG. , Shen, X. , Jiang, X. , et al. , Deletion-targeted multiplex PCR (DTM-PCR) for identification of Beijing/W genotypes of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Tuberculosis 87 (5)  : 446- 449

(2005)  Tsolaki, AG. , Gagneux, S. , Pym, AS. , Goguet de la Salmoniere, YO. , et al. , Genomic deletions classify the Beijing/W strains as a distinct genetic lineage of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Journal of Clinical Microbiology 43 (7)  : 3185- 3191

(2004)  Goguet De La Salmonière, Y-OL. , Kim, CC. , Tsolaki, AG. , Pym, AS. , et al. , High-throughput method for detecting genomic-deletion polymorphisms, Journal of Clinical Microbiology 42 (7)  : 2913- 2918

(2004)  Tsolaki, A. , DeRiemer, K. , Feldman, MW.  and Hirsh, AE. , Stable association between strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and their human host populations, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 101 (14)  : 4871- 4876

(2004)  Tsolaki, A. , DeRiemer, K. , Enciso, JA.  and Hirsh, AE. , Functional and evolutionary genomics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Insights from genomic deletions in 100 strains, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 101 (14)  : 4865- 4870

(2003)  Mostowy, S. , Tsolaki, AG. , Small, PM.  and Behr, MA. , The in vitro evolution of BCG vaccines, Vaccine 21 (27-30)  : 4270- 4274

(2003)  Rosenberg, NA. , Tsolaki, A.  and Tanaka, MM. , Estimating change rates of genetic markers using serial samples: Applications to the transposon IS6110 in Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Theoretical Population Biology 63 (4)  : 347- 363

Book Chapters

(2009)  Tsolaki, AG. , Innate Immune Recognition in Tuberculosis Infection. In: Kishore, U.  ed. Target pattern recognition in innate immunity. Springer -

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