Woof, Jennifer


1988 …2019
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Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sheffield

Bachelor of Science, University of Sheffield


  • QH301 Biology
  • Immunology
  • Antibodies

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Immunoglobulin A Medicine & Life Sciences
Fc Receptors Medicine & Life Sciences
IgA-specific serine endopeptidase Medicine & Life Sciences
Immunoglobulin G Medicine & Life Sciences
Immunoglobulins Medicine & Life Sciences
Antibodies Medicine & Life Sciences
Monocytes Medicine & Life Sciences
Immunoglobulin Fc Fragments Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2012 2016

Research Output 1988 2019

16 Downloads (Pure)

IgA: Structure, function and developability

Woof, J. & de Sousa-Pereira, P., 5 Dec 2019, In : Antibodies. 8, 4, p. 57 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Immunoglobulin A
Immunoglobulin Isotypes
Immunoglobulin Heavy Chains
Fc Receptors
97 Downloads (Pure)

Understanding Coeliac Disease

Nabizadeh, G., Murray, C. (ed.), Vaughan, P. (ed.), Woof, J., Horner, R., Laird, C., Larkin, A., Miller, N., Quinn, K., Robinson, H., Wilson, L. & Fitt, M. (ed.), 1 May 2019, University of Dundee: UniVerse. 25 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Open Access
Celiac Disease
1 Citation (Scopus)
83 Downloads (Pure)

Identification of a new European rabbit IgA with a serine-rich hinge region

Pinheiro, A., de Sousa-Pereira, P., Strive, T., Knight, K. L., Woof, J. M., Esteves, P. J. & Abrantes, J., 8 Aug 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 8, p. 1-11 11 p., e0201567.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Immunoglobulin A
6 Citations (Scopus)

Immunoglobulins and their receptors, and subversion of their protective roles by bacterial pathogens

Woof, J. M., 15 Dec 2016, In : Biochemical Society Transactions. 44, 6, p. 1651-1658 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carrier Proteins
Immunoglobulin A
Fc Receptors
4 Citations (Scopus)
135 Downloads (Pure)

Novel IgG-degrading enzymes of the IgdE protease family link substrate specificity to host tropism of Streptococcus species

Spoerry, C., Hessle, P., Lewis, M. J., Paton, L., Woof, J. M. & von Pawel-Rammingen, U., 17 Oct 2016, In : PLoS ONE. 11, 10, 20 p., e0164809.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Viral Tropism
substrate specificity
Substrate Specificity


Fellow of Royal Society of Biology

Jennifer Woof (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Election to learned society

Stephen Fry Award for Public Engagement, Engaged Researcher of the Year

Jennifer Woof (Recipient), Jan 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2015 2015

  • 2 Schools engagement

Meet the Researcher Showcase

Jenny Woof (Presenter)
1 Feb 2015

Activity: Other activity typesSchools engagement

Lecture to senior pupils at High School of Dundee

Jenny Woof (Presenter)
3 Jun 2015

Activity: Other activity typesSchools engagement


Construction and characterisation of anti-tumour antibody-based proteins for use in diagnostics and therapeutics

Author: Paton, L., 2016

Supervisor: Woof, J. (Supervisor) & Dehal, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Engineering novel antibody-based molecules to probe the role of the immunoglobulin hinge and generate a potential cancer vaccine

Author: Leong, T. F., 2017

Supervisor: Woof, J. (Supervisor) & Meek, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy