Dr Stuart Ainsworth

UKRI Future Leader Fellow

Stuart Graduated from University of Reading in 2009 with BSc Biotechnology before studying for a PhD in molecular microbiology at University College Cork, Ireland, which was awarded in 2014. Subsequently, he joined the Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, as a postdoctoral research associate, where worked on novel antigen discovery for veterinary vaccines. In 2016 Stuart joined LSTM to develop methods to improve therapies for snakebite envenoming.

Stuart was awarded a UKRI Future Research Fellowship in 2020 to investigate the using cutting-edge vaccine technologies to improve the efficacy and utility of existing antivenoms.


Lecturer on TROP969 Key Topics in Snakebite,
TROP936 Research Methods and
TROP739 Immunology of Tropical Disease