YCIL Collaborators


Dr Vipin Kumar

Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies

Vipin's laboratory studies the initiation, progression and regulation of autoimmune diseases. He has been a key collaborator in the development of ARTIMMUS, our simulation of EAE.

Professor Eva E Qwarnstrom

University of Sheffield

Eva's research focuses on regulation of inflammatory responses, specifically on events related to receptor function and cell signalling. She has been a key collaborator in our studies of NF-kB, central to the regulation of genes involved in the innate immune system

Dr Paul Andrews

SimOmics Ltd

Paul previously worked as a research associate on the EPSRC funded project Resilient Futures, developing an interactive demonstration system that integrates various agent-based and network-based models for stakeholder engagement to support decision making for national critical infrastructure. Previously Paul was heaviliy involved in the development of the engineering techniques used within the lab to develop models of biological systems, including the granuloma modelling work that remains ongoing in the lab. Since 2014 he has worked as Principal Engineer at SimOmics Ltd, a spin-out company from the University of York. He maintains collaborations with Jon Timmis, Paul Kaye, Mark Coles, and Kieran Alden on Leishmania-focused Crack-IT projects and the development of tools that aid the use of argumentation to describe the decision making processes involved in model development