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Gavin Wilkinson

Professor Gavin Wilkinson

Emeritus Professor

School of Medicine


  • 1977 B.Sc. University of Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • 1984: M.Sc. University of Warwick, UK.  
  • 1988   Ph.D. University of Warwick, UK. 

Honours and awards

  • Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales

Professional memberships

  • Microbiology Society.
  • British Society of Immunology
  • Welsh Microbiological Society

Academic positions

  • 2005- present. Professor of Molecular Virology, Department of Medical Microbiology, School of Medicine, Cardiff University
  • 2000-2005. Reader. University of Wales College of Medicine.  
  • 1995-2000. Senior Lecturer,  UWCM
  • 1992-1995. Lecturer. UWCM.  
  • 1979- 1992. MLSO - Principal Grade Scientist, PHLS Centre for Applied Microbiology and Research. Porton Down, Salisbury
  • 1987-1988. Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Stanford University School of Medicine, California

Committees and reviewing

  • Member of MRC Infection and Immunity Board
  • Member of Scientific Advisory Board for Regional Centre for Applied Molecular Oncology (RECAMO) located in Masaryk Memorial Cancer Institute, Brno, Czech Republic.
  • External member of the Registry of the Institution: University of Crete.
  • External Examiner Imperial College London, MSc on the Molecular Biology and Pathology of Viruses. 2013-present.
  • External Examiner, Liverpool University MRes in Clinical Sciences, 2013-present.