Institute of Cellular Medicine

Staff Profile

Dr Isabel Marchbank

Research Associate



I am a viral immunologist that has migrated into the area of complement biology.

Roles and responsibilities

I am responsible for general lab management and safety.  

Supervision of undergraduates and masters students within the lab.

Facilitating use of the CBC within and without the group


June 2006 Doctor of Philosophy (Viral imunology) University of Birmingham.

June 1999 BSc (Hons) 2:1 Biochemistry University of Liverpool.

Previous Positions

March 2014 - current Research associate at Newcastle University

Multiple projects involving complement and treatment of auto-immune conditions.

Oct 2006-Jan 2010  E grade technician at Newcastle university.

Working on multiple projects including tissue culture, protein work, cloning and in vivo

Jan 2004-Oct 2006 Post doctoral researcher Cardiff university.

Investigating the interaction between NK calls and B cells in the productive lytic cycle.