Professor Francis Cox DSc

Emeritus Gresham Professor of Physic and former Acting Provost at Gresham College, Professor Francis Cox graduated in Zoology with Parasitology as his Special Subject at the University of Exeter. After postgraduate training at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine he joined King's College London where he worked until 1997 as Professor of Zoology and Professor of Parasite Immunology. He also served as Dean of Science in the University of London.
He was appointed Professor of Physic at Gresham College in 1992 and later became Acting Provost of the College of which he is now a Fellow.
He has served on various WHO and other international and national expert committees and has held visiting professorships at UK and overseas universities. He has been Editor of Trends in Parasitology,  Parasitology and the Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and served on several editorial boards. He is a member of the Open University's Research Degrees Management Group and his current interests are in the history of tropical medicine and parasitology.

Recent Past Lectures
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The Zika Virus, Dengue and the Yellow Fever Mosquito

Professor Chris Whitty
Thursday, 15 September 2016 - 6:00PM
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The First World War: Disease, The Only Victor

Professor Francis Cox DSc
Monday, 10 March 2014 - 1:00PM
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Fungal Threats to our Crops and Trees

Professor Francis Cox DSc
Monday, 28 October 2013 - 1:00PM
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Twenty-first Century Threats: Malaria

Professor Francis Cox DSc
Monday, 23 April 2012 - 6:00PM
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Conquest and Disease or Colonialism and Health?

Professor Francis Cox DSc
Monday, 17 September 2007 - 12:00AM
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Depression: Reality and Myth

Professor Raj Persaud
Wednesday, 23 November 2005 - 12:00AM