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  1. CID Chairs
  2. CID Operations Group
  3. CID Steering Committee
  4. Principal Investigators
  5. Postdoctoral Researchers
  6. Graduate Students
  7. Other members
  8. International Affiliates

CID Chairs

Professor James Wood
  • Head of Department of Veterinary Medicine
  • and
  • Alborada Professor of Equine and Farm Animal Science

CID Operations Group

Professor David Dunne
  • Epidemiology and Immunology of Schistosomiasis and other Human Parasitic Diseases.
Professor Andres Floto
  • The response of Macrophages and Dendritic cells to bacterial and mycobacterial infection
Dr Andrew James Grant
  • -Senior Lecturer in Bacterial Pathogenesis
  • Research group studies host-pathogen interactions and the molecular basis of virulence
01223 765801
Professor Duncan Maskell
  • Host pathogen interactions; One Health; Salmonella enterica, Campylobacter jejuni, bordetellae, veterinary streptococci (especially Streptococcus suis), Staphylococcus aureus and Haemophilus parasuis
Professor Derek Smith
  • Evolution and population dynamics of antigenically variable pathogens, particularly influenza viruses but also malaria, HIV, and HCV – Pathogen surveillance – Vaccination – Vaccine strain selection – Cross–reactive immune response – Integration of phenotypic and genetic analyses – Fitness landscapes – Epidemiology – Comparative evolution – Predictability of evolution
Dr Estee Torok
  • Dr Torok’s current research focuses on translating microbial genomics into clinical practice. She is also involved in clinical research in S. aureus, HIV, and tuberculosis.
+44 (0)1223 336 845

CID Steering Committee

Dr Hilary Burton
  • Director, PHG Foundation
  • Special interests include the integration of genomics within mainstream medicine, genetics education for health professionals, and genomics and the developing world.
Professor P John Clarkson, FREng
  • Engineering design: including process management, change management, healthcare design and inclusive design.
Robert Doubleday
  • CSaP exists to strengthen the contribution academic research can make to improving public policy
Lydia Drumright
  • My research utilises epidemiology, statistics, and clinical informatics for understanding infectious disease dynamics.
Dr Simon Frost
  • Use of mathematical and statistical modeling to understanding the dynamics and evolution of infectious diseases such as HIV, hepatitis C and influenza A.
Professor Ian Goodfellow
  • Our research interests focus on virus-host interactions, with particular emphasis on noroviruses.
Professor Lisa Hall
  • Professor of Analytical Biotechnology
Professor Jim Kaufman
  • Evolution of immunity, focusing on the chicken MHC
Professor Andrew Lever
  • We are interested in the molecular and structural biology of how RNA viruses package their genetic material and how they select their own RNA from the cell so specifically.
Professor Nick Mascie-Taylor
  • Human Population Biology and Health; Neglected Tropical Diseases; Poverty and Nutrition
Professor Julian Parkhill, FMedSci
  • Head of Pathogen Genomics, The Sanger Institute
Dr Gill Rands
  • Research Strategy Office, University of Cambridge
Professor George Salmond
  • Bacterial Quorum sensing and virulence, regulation and biosynthesis of carbapenem antibiotics and prodigiosin, protein secretion systems, viral abortive infection systems and bacteriophages of plant and animal pathogens
Dr. Manjinder Sandhu
  • Population based, public health and genetic epidemiology studies of chronic infectious and non-infectious diseases.
Professor Geoffrey Smith
  • Poxviruses, specifically vaccinia virus, the live vaccine used to eradicate smallpox.
  • Head of Department of Pathology
Professor Ken Smith
  • Basic immunological mechanisms, and how defects in regulatory control of the immune system can lead to autoimmunity and alter defence against infection.

Principal Investigators

Professor Chris Abell
  • fragment based drug discovery
  • targeting enzymes in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  • enzyme mechanism and inhibition
  • structural biology
James Ajioka, PhD
  • Senior Lecturer in Molecular Parasitology
+44 1223 333 923
Rupert Beale
  • My group is working on discovering the molecular interactions between viruses and autophagy.
Professor Stephen Bentley
  • Senior Research Associate/Principal Scientist
Dr Barbara Blacklaws, BSc(Hon), PhD
  • Senior Lecturer in Molecular Virology
01223 337609
Professor Sir Tom Blundell
  • Structural biology, bioinformatics and drug discovery
Dr Ian Brierley
  • Translational control
  • Ribosomal frameshifting and readthrough
  • Virus gene expression
  • RNA structure and function
44-1223-336914
Katherine Brown
  • Development of Therapeutics for Bacterial Infectious Diseases, including Traumatic Injury Infection and Biothreat Agents
Professor Clare Bryant
  • BBSRC Research Development Fellow
  • Immunopharmacology
01223 766232
Dr Raymond Bujdoso
  • Prion diseases
  • Senior Lecturer in Molecular Immunology
Dr Peter Bull
  • Antigenic variation in Plasmodium falciparum: how does naturally acquired immunity shape the infecting parasite population?
Dr John Carr
  • Reader in Plant Virology
Dr Mark Carrington
  • Molecular Cell Biology of Trypanosomes
+44 1223 333683
Graham Christie
  • We study bacterial spores (e.g. Bacillus and Clostridium), with a focus on their assembly, structure, and germination.
Pietro Cicuta
  • Salmonella infection of macrophages; P.Falciparum (Malaria) egress and invasion in red blood cells.
Dr Camilo Colaco
  • Chief Scientific Officer and Founder of Immbio
Dr Andrew James Kerr Conlan
  • University Lecturer in Epidemiology
+44 (0) 1223 764031
Professor Anne Cooke
  • Professor of Immunobiology
01223 333907
Dr Colin Crump
  • Virus assembly and egress
+44 (0) 1223 763423
Dr Nik Cunniffe
  • Mathematical modelling of the spread, detection, evolution and control of crop and tree diseases.
Dr Romola Davenport
  • Infectious disease mortality in historical populations; smallpox; tuberculosis ; influenza; puerperal infections
Dr Daniela De Angelis
  • Programme leader
  • Statistical methods in epidemic modelling
Janet Deane
  • Molecular mechanisms of host-pathogen interactions during bacterial infection
Ulrich Desselberger, MD FRCPath FRCPG FRCP
  • Molecular biology of rotaviruses
+44 (0)1223 763403
Lydia Drumright
  • My research utilises epidemiology, statistics, and clinical informatics for understanding infectious disease dynamics.
Professor David Dunne
  • Epidemiology and Immunology of Schistosomiasis and other Human Parasitic Diseases.
Lars Dölken
  • Herpesviruses, virus-host interaction, non-coding RNAs, transcriptional regulation, systems biology, infection and immunity
Dr Michaela Fakiola
  • Understanding the role of HLA-DRB1 molecules in driving the host immune responses against Leishmania parasites
Dr Brian Ferguson
  • Innate recognition of viruses and vaccine development
Professor Andres Floto
  • The response of Macrophages and Dendritic cells to bacterial and mycobacterial infection
Gillian Fraser
  • Senior University Lecturer in Cellular & Molecular Microbiology
  • Head of the Division of Microbiology & Parasitology, Department of Pathology
  • Niccoli Fellow in the Natural Sciences & Director of Studies, Queens' College
Dr Simon Frost
  • Use of mathematical and statistical modeling to understanding the dynamics and evolution of infectious diseases such as HIV, hepatitis C and influenza A.
Professor Chris Gilligan
  • Analysis of factors that influence and control invasion, persistence and variability of disease and other organisms using a combination of experimentation and modelling
Dr Julia Gog
  • Mathematics of infectious diseases
Professor Ian Goodfellow
  • Our research interests focus on virus-host interactions, with particular emphasis on noroviruses.
Dr Stephen Graham
  • Molecular mechanisms of membrane trafficking and viral infection
Dr Andrew James Grant
  • -Senior Lecturer in Bacterial Pathogenesis
  • Research group studies host-pathogen interactions and the molecular basis of virulence
01223 765801
Professor Jonathan Luke Heeney
  • Comparative Pathology of Viral Infections
  • Head of the Lab of Viral Zoonotics
Dr Mark A Holmes, MA, VetMB, PhD, MRCVS
  • Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Preventive Medicine
  • Director of the Cambridge Clinical Research Outreach Programme
  • Director of Studies in Clinical Veterinary Medicine (Churchill College)
+44 1223 337636
Professor Christopher Howe
  • We are interested in the molecular biology of the remnant chloroplast (apicoplast) in apicomplexan parasites (e.g. Plasmodium)
David Huggins
  • My research is focused on the development of novel computational methods for developing effective new therapeutics.
Chris Illingworth
  • Study of microbial evolution
Dr Francis Jiggins
  • The evolution and genetics of insects and their pathogens
01223 333175
Professor Jim Kaufman
  • Evolution of immunity, focusing on the chicken MHC
Dr Robert Kingsley
  • Elucidation of host-Pathogen interactions of enteric bacteria using a genomic and phylogenomic approach.
Professor Andreas Kontoleon
  • Public policy evaluation; Health economics
Professor Andrew Lever
  • We are interested in the molecular and structural biology of how RNA viruses package their genetic material and how they select their own RNA from the cell so specifically.
Dr Pietro Liò
  • Senior Lecturer in Bioinformatics
Dr Christos Lynteris
  • Senior Research Associate
  • Visual Representations of the Third Plague Pandemic (ERC PI)
+44 (0)1223 760484
Professor Nick Mascie-Taylor
  • Human Population Biology and Health; Neglected Tropical Diseases; Poverty and Nutrition
Professor Duncan Maskell
  • Host pathogen interactions; One Health; Salmonella enterica, Campylobacter jejuni, bordetellae, veterinary streptococci (especially Streptococcus suis), Staphylococcus aureus and Haemophilus parasuis
Pietro Mastroeni
  • Reader in Infection and Immunity
Dr Nicholas Matheson
  • Viral and cellular regulation of immunometabolism
Professor Ian McConnell
  • Emeritus Professor of Veterinary Science
  • Research Interest Immunology of infection
+44 (0)1223 337654
Dr. Piers D Mitchell
  • 1) Affiliated Lecturer in Biological Anthropology
  • 2) Hospital Consultant (specialist) in NHS
  • Research interest: parasite infection of humans throughout our evolution.
Dr Yorgo Modis
  • Molecular mechanisms of cell entry, evolution and innate immune recognition of enveloped RNA viruses
01223 267282
Elizabeth Murchison
  • Genetic diversity and evolution in clonally transmissible cancers in dogs and Tasmanian devils
Dr Sergey Nejentsev, MD, PhD
  • Royal Society Research Fellow
Rosalind Parkes-Ratanshi
  • My interests are sustainability of HIV services in Africa, fungal infections in Uganda and HIV/STI management
Professor Julian Parkhill, FMedSci
  • Head of Pathogen Genomics, The Sanger Institute
Nazima Pathan
  • Clinical and research interests in inflammation, sepsis , nutrition and the relationship between gut microbiota and the host
Taufiq Rahman
  • Structure and ligand-guided development of novel small molecule leads against druggable microbial proteins
Professor Lalita Ramakrishnan
  • We are interested in understanding the pathogenesis of tuberculosis and the basis of vastly different susceptibilities to this disease.
Felix Randow
  • Cell autonomous innate immunity, i.e. the ability of individual cells to defend themselves against infection
Professor Randy J Read
  • Professor of Protein Crystallography
  • Develop methods for X-ray crystallography and apply to medically-relevant proteins
01223 336500
Dr Olivier Restif
  • Alborada Lecturer in Epidemiology
  • Royal Society University Research Fellow
  • Fellow of Robinson College
Dr Colin Russell
  • Royal Society University Research Fellow
  • Principal Research Associate
+44 (0) 1223 761358
Professor George Salmond
  • Bacterial Quorum sensing and virulence, regulation and biosynthesis of carbapenem antibiotics and prodigiosin, protein secretion systems, viral abortive infection systems and bacteriophages of plant and animal pathogens
Dr. Manjinder Sandhu
  • Population based, public health and genetic epidemiology studies of chronic infectious and non-infectious diseases.
Professor John Sinclair
  • Professor Sinclair’s research interests are in the molecular biology and pathogenesis of human herpes viruses, particularly human cytomegalovirus (HCMV). HCMV is a major cause of disease in transplant patients and patients with AIDS and his research program aims to understand latency and reactivation of this persistent human virus and how the host immune response combats virus disease
Professor Derek Smith
  • Evolution and population dynamics of antigenically variable pathogens, particularly influenza viruses but also malaria, HIV, and HCV – Pathogen surveillance – Vaccination – Vaccine strain selection – Cross–reactive immune response – Integration of phenotypic and genetic analyses – Fitness landscapes – Epidemiology – Comparative evolution – Predictability of evolution
Professor Geoffrey Smith
  • Poxviruses, specifically vaccinia virus, the live vaccine used to eradicate smallpox.
  • Head of Department of Pathology
Professor Ken Smith
  • Basic immunological mechanisms, and how defects in regulatory control of the immune system can lead to autoimmunity and alter defence against infection.
Professor David Spring
  • Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Richard Stephens
  • Research Scientist at PHE Microbiology Addenbrookes
Dr Laurence S. Tiley
  • Senior Lecturer in Molecular Virology
  • Fellow of Queens' College (Part 1A MIMS supervisor)
  • Biological Safety Officer (Dept. Vet Medicine)
(01223) 339554 (Vet medicine) (01223) 330180 (Queens')
Dr Flavio Toxvaerd
  • Lecturer in Economics
Dr Caroline Trotter
  • Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology
  • Honorary Epidemiologist at Public Health England (Immunisation)
Professor John Trowsdale, PhD FMedSci
  • Professor of Immunology
+44 (0)1223 330248
Martin Turner
  • We are interested in the molecular mechanisms of lymphocyte activation and differentiation
Dr Hendrik W. van Veen
  • Reader in Molecular Pharmacology
  • -focus on antimicrobial resistance-
01223-765295
Ross Waller
  • Molecular Cell Biology and Evolution of Apicomplexan Parasites
+44 (0)1223 766057
Dr Lucy Weinert
  • Wellcome Trust and Royal Society Henry Dale Fellow
  • Principal Investigator
01223 766247
John Welch
  • Molecular evolution of pathogens
Dr Martin Welch
  • Regulation of microbial virulence and biofilms in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Quorum sensing, anti-bacterials, stringent response.
Shona Wilson
  • The immunology and epidemiology of human schistosomiasis
Dr Eiko Yoneki
  • Digital Epidemiology: Modelling of Epidemic Spread using Human Mobility Data from Sensors and Mobile-Phones
01223763743

Postdoctoral Researchers

Eoin Scanlan
  • A comprehensive proteomic analysis of the secretome of Campylobacter jejuni.
Julia Maryam Aarasteh
  • Functional analysis of novel genes associated with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) using knockout mouse models
Dr Anna Albecka-Moreau
  • Mechanisms of virus entry and assembly
Dr Abiyad Baig
  • I am interested in studying the microbial pathogenesis, evolution and diversity using genomics and bioinformatics tools.
Kate Baker
  • I am interested in the interpretation of genetic relationships in an epidemiological context.
Dr Anna Barford
  • Research Associate on the ‘Humanitarian Crises, Population Displacement and Epidemic Diseases, 1901-2010’ project.
Josefin Bartholdson Scott
  • Studying host-pathogen interactions between human host cells and Malaria parasites.
Angele Benard
  • I am a senior scientist interested in infectious diseases of global health relevance and international health management.
Hayley Bennett
  • Genomics and expression profiling of pathogenic worms.
Kathryn Berger
  • Mapping the risk of cross-species influenza virus transmission and surveillance activities that monitor these potential events
Elizabeth Bilsland
  • Yeast-based high-throughput drug screens to identify novel antiparasitic drugs
Dr Paul Birrell
  • Development of real-time systems for the tracking of pandemic influenza outbreaks.
Josie Bryant
  • I am a Henry Wellcome postdoctoral fellow working on pathogen genomics
Francesc Coll
  • Integration of bacterial whole-genome data with epidemiological, clinical and phenotypic data to glean biological insights
Fernando da Cruz Vasconcellos
  • Hologram biosensors for point-of-care diagnostics
Ciara Dangerfield
  • Modelling economic impact and strategies to increase resilience against tree disease outbreaks.
Dr Stefan de Vries
  • Mechanisms of environmental and within host survival of Campylobacter jejuni
01223765930
Bethany Dearlove
  • Combined evolutionary and epidemiological modelling to understand the dynamics of virus transmission.
Dr. Anaid Diaz
  • Research associate
Stephen Dolan
  • Regulation of carbon flux through the glyoxylate shunt in the opportunistic
  • pathogen, Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Dr Christopher Douse
  • Chemical and structural approaches to examine proten-ligand interactions in microbial infection
Stephen Doyle
  • Population genomics of drug selection in two veterinary parasites, Haemonchus contortus and Teladorsagia circumcincta
Dr Richard Dybowski
  • Senior Research Associate (Mathematical & Computational Biology)
+44 1223 339381
Dr Rachel Edgar
  • I investigate the interaction between host circadian rhythms (body clocks), virus replication and pathogenesis.
Davide Eletto
  • My research interests span the molecular mechanisms underlying primary immuno-deficiencies and human genetics
Lukas Engelmann
  • Visual Representations of Third Plague Pandemic, North & South America, Clinical and Epidemiological Photography, Disease Maps
Dr Suzanne English, MBBS Hons (UWA) DPhil (Oxon)
  • Clinical Lecturer in Medical Virology
Edward Farnell
  • The structure and function of IgE binding antigens in metazoan parasites and their relationship to known allergenic proteins.
Dr. Judith M. Fonville
  • MRC Fellow in Biomedical Informatics
  • Junior Research Fellow at Homerton College
Romain Garnier
  • Post Doctoral Student
Dr Ian Groves
  • Identifying epigenetic determinants of human papillomavirus oncogene expression during cervical carcinogenesis
Srishti Gupta
  • My current work focuses on identifying genetic candidates for effective control of Campylobater in poultry and farm.
Ewan Harrison
  • Staphylococcus aureus in humans and animals.
Nicola Hodson
  • Using inducible genetic knockout approaches, I study how Plasmodium falciparum invades erythrocytes.
Dr. Ming-Shih Hwang
  • Mitochondrial-mediated cell death mechanisms associated with innate immune responses.
Dr Sarah Jackson
  • I work on understanding the nature of the T cell mediated response to Cytomegalovirus infection.
Dorota Jamrozy
  • Comparative genomics of Staphylococcus aureus
Xiaowei Jiang, PhD
  • My research aims to understand the molecular basis of evolution.
Teemu Kallonen
  • NGS based characterization of the population structure and evolution of Enterobacteriaceae.
Elizabeth Klemm
  • Salmonella host-pathogen interactions
Dr Petra Klepac
  • AXA Research Fund Fellow
Krzysztof Kozak
  • Studying genomics of malaria-carrying Anopheles mosquitoes (Anopheles 1000 Genomes project). Mara Lawniczak Group.
Narender Kumar
  • Whole genome sequencing based prediction of Drug resistance in clinical isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Dr Ben Longdon
  • Host-parasite ecology and evolution
Dr Eyal Maori
  • Research Associate
+44 (0) 1223339040
Howard Martin
  • Involved in translational research of infectious disease and development of new diagnostic assays within the NHS
Dr Alison Mather
  • BBSRC Research Fellow
Richard A. McKay
  • History of Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV/AIDS, with a particular focus on men who have sex with men (MSM)
Rita Monson
  • Secondary metabolite production in different microbes.
Dr Franco Maria Neri
  • Plant disease modelling and parameter estimation.
Ellen Nisbet
  • Evolution of the Plasmodium apicoplast
Dr. Chinyere K. Okoro
  • Genomics of infectious diseases in sub-Saharan Africa
Matthew Patrick
  • Using spatial statistics to characterise and describe the host landscape in a heterogeneous environment
Dr Emma Poole
  • Analysis of Human Cytomegalovirus Latency
Dr Anne Presanis
  • Investigator Statistician
  • in the "Statistical methods in epidemic modelling" programme
  • MRC Biostatistics Unit
Dr David James Price
  • Optimal experimental design, statistical analysis, stochastic modelling.
Anna Victoria Protasio
  • Post-doctoral fellow at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
441223495371
Adam Reid
  • Host-parasite interactions in parasites such as malaria and whipworm using nextgen sequencing and informatics
Dr Sandra Reuter
  • Hospital acquired bacterial infections and antibiotic resistance.
Gabriel Rinaldi
  • Development of functional genomic approaches for the blood flukes schistosomes, and the study of helminth-associated neoplasms
Omar Rossi
  • Study the impact of antimicrobials on the within-host dynamics of bacterial infections
Eric Sampane-Donkor
  • Application of whole genome sequencing to investigate Staphylococcus aureus outbreaks in Ghana
Katherine Sharrocks
  • Academic Clinical Fellow in Infectious Diseases
Dr Hannah Sore
  • Antibiotic drug discovery and diagnostic developement
Hazel Stewart
  • I am a postdoctoral Research Associate with Dr Andrew Firth, working on RNA regulatory structures within RNA viral genomes.
Martyn F. Symmons
  • Currently I work on protein:protein interactions in innate immunity and phagocytosis using our confocal microscope facility in the Physics of Medicine centre. I also work on molecular modelling of signalling complexes and viral RNAs. I previously worked on bacterial efflux pump assembly and bacteriophage structure.
Dr Tracy Wang
  • Animal pathogens, vaccine, antimicrobial resistance and functional genomics
Simon Watson
  • Investigating the diversity, ecology, and molecular evolution of influenza virus in human, swine, and avian hosts
Dr John Wright
  • Innate immune sensing of bacterial pathogens
Zenon Zenonos
  • Genetic modification of Plasmodium falciparum
Christoph Zürcher
  • Investigation of Tulane virus translation, a novel surrogate for human Norovirus.

Graduate Students

Mohammed Doudo
  • Pathogenesis of foot and mouth disease virus.
Catherine Fan
  • Inducing hypermutation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa to study microbial interactions in the CF lung
Carlos Bastos
  • Development of metal-based nanominerals for antimicrobial applications.
Anders Bergstrom
  • Human-pathogen co-evolution
Elizabeth Brickley
  • I investigate the immunoepidemiology of severe malarial anemia at the maternal-child interface.
Hayley Brodrick
  • Research assistant with the Peacock Research group regarding MRSA
Elliott Bussell
  • Modelling the effect of the host landscape on plant diseases
Ray Chai
  • Working on the phage abortive system via the type 3 toxin/antitoxin systems in pectobacteria
Bihe Chen
  • Type III toxin-antitoxin
Laura Cooper
  • Exploring the potential for serogroup replacement following the introduction of MenAfriVac in the African meningitis belt
Audrey Crousilles
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa virulence and the glyoxylate shunt.
David Daversa
  • I study how the movement behavior of amphibians affects infection dynamics of the pathogenic chytrid fungus.
Andrew Day
  • Abortive infection
Nicholas Gleadall
  • Clinical microbiology, development and spread of resistance to antimicrobial and antiviral agents.
Emma Glennon
  • Graduate Student: Working on disease dynamics and ecological drivers, particularly of bat-borne viruses and other emerging pathogens.
Joana Guedes
  • Studies of parasite-host cell interactions - Eimeria spp. infections of intestinal organoids
William Hamilton
  • Graduate student at Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
  • Clinical medical student with University of Cambridge
  • Undergraduate supervisor at St John's College, University of Cambridge
Chris Hellmund
  • Studies on genome packaging, assembly and maturation of HIV-1
Stefano Iantorno
  • Graduate Student: I work on genetic exchange and genome plasticity in Leishmania, a kinetoplastid protozoan parasite.
Sophie Ip
  • Graduate Student: Working on mathematical and computational modelling of systems in immunology.
Aminu Jahun
  • Novel sensing mechanisms of non-enveloped viruses.
Freya Jephcott
  • PhD Candidate and Research Assistant in Emerging Infectious Diseases
Kim Judge
  • Genetic sequencing of pathogens to understand transmission and inform treatment and management
Venetia Karamitsou
  • Mathematical models for the evolution of influenza that link the within- and between-host scales
Stephen Kissler
  • PhD candidate studying the population dynamics of pandemic influenza
Jonathan C H Lau
  • MRC PhD student, researching into the latent behaviour of Human Cytomegalovirus (HCMV)
Emily Lees
  • Graduate Student
John Lees
  • I am studying host-pathogen interaction in bacterial meningitis, based on sequencing data from the Netherlands
Jia Lu
  • Pathogen Biology and Evolution
Eve Maunders
  • Investigating the relationship between Type Three Secretion and biofilm formation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Alyssa McVey
  • Characterisation and Regulation of Malate Synthase G in the glyoxylate shunt of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Chin Mei
  • Identification and characterisation of new regulatory genes controlling gas vesicle production in Serratia sp.
Monique Merchant
  • Glycoprotein structural studies and phylogenetic analysis to study evolutionary virology.
Marcel Meyer
  • Atmospheric dispersion of pathogens
Ana Mosterin
  • I'm a graduate student and administrator in the Pathogen Evolution group. I'm interested in flu and vaccines.
Julia Muenzner
  • I am a Wellcome Trust PhD student in Infection and Immunity and working in Dr. Stephen Graham's lab.
Gemma Murray
  • Evolutionary inference from the genomes of bacterial pathogens.
Maire Ni Leathlobhair
  • Genetic diversity and evolution of transmissible cancers
Morwan Osman
  • TB virulence factors and drug tolerance.
Christian K. Owusu
  • I am using genomic tools to better understand the Th2 response in the murine model of Schistosoma mansoni infection.
Velislava Petrova
  • Characterisation of B cell immune repertoires in measles infection.
Alex Quintero
  • Role of quorum sensing in the regulation of gas vesicles, prodiogiosin and carbapenem in enterobacteria
Gianmarco Raddi
  • Anopheles gambiae hemocyte response to Plasmodium infection
Claire Raisen
  • PhD student working on MRSA Iron Acquisition
Stephanie Reikine
  • I am using biophysical tools to understand the properties that underlie TLR9 activation by ssDNA from pathogens.
Alessandro Rizzo
  • Immunology of Salmonella typhimurium using a wide spectrum of biological, microscopy, physical and mathematical techniques
Will Rowe
  • Metagenomic assessment of antimicrobial resistance genes in the environment
Thomas Sanford
  • PhD student studying the influence of G-quadruplexes on positive strand RNA virus replication.
Nyarie Sithole
  • Novel Therapeutics to Inhibit HIV-1. To achieve this, I am dissecting the role of DEAD Box Helicases in the HIV lifecycle.
Andrea Strakova
  • PhD student leading the canine transmissible venereal tumour (CTVT) project
Wai Wan (Vivian) Sze-To
  • Use of clinical informatics to understand the epidemiology of invasive fungal infection among hospitalised patients
Ben Trigg
  • I am currently looking at how herpesvirus has evolved to interfere with cytosolic DNA-sensing pathways.
Emem-Fong Ukor
  • Understanding and predicting acute pulmonary exacerbations in adults with Cystic Fibrosis
Martin Vyska
  • Epidemiological modelling and optimal control.
Arporn Wangwiwatsin
  • Recently started PhD student aiming to look at interactions between liver fluke parasite and its host.
Thomas Wileman
  • My research concentrates on understanding the pathogenicity of S.suis using a combined wet bench and bioinformatic approach
Laura Williamson
  • Investigating host-pathogen interactions during BK Polyomavirus infection. Working in the Crump Lab.
Michal Wlodarski
  • I investigate bacterial responses and adaptation mechanisms to antibiotics using microscopy and microfluidic methods.

Other members

Dr. Hui Yee Chee
  • My research focus is on virus-host interactions, genetic diversity and anti-viral for Dengue virus and Human Rhinovirus C
Dr Mary Dobson
  • Dr Mary Dobson was Director of the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, Oxford, and writes books on infectious diseases
Dr Pauline Essah
  • Programme Coordinator for THRiVE
01223 333336
Dr Astrid Gall
  • Research Associate (Bioinformatics) – Laboratory of Viral Zoonotics & Disease Dynamics Unit
  • Fellow – Lucy Cavendish College
Harriet Groom
  • I am a research scientist with a keen interest in the molecular interactions between retroviruses and human cells.
Dr Shaowen Li
  • Swine pathogenic bacteria
Dr Gianni Lo Iacono
  • Mathematical Modeller
Mark Reacher
  • Public Health Surveillance,Cryptosporidium, Chlamydia,trachoma, Norovirus, Health Care Associated Infections.
Wendy Rice
  • Primary area of interest include Healthcare Associated Infections, including C. difficile and hospital associated norovirus.
Magdalena Sekowska
  • I am Advanced Research Assistant at the Virus Genomics team at the Sanger Institute.
James Wagstaff
  • Part III student in Martin Welch's lab, working on the regulation of isocitrate lyase activity in Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Dr. Allyson L. Walsh
  • Coordinator, Cambridge Infectious Diseases Interdisiplinary Research Centre
01223 337645

International Affiliates

Dr Stephen Baker
  • Global Health; Bioinformatics; Tropical Medicine; Enteric infections
Prof Nick Day
  • Professor of Tropical Medicine, Director of the Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Thailand
Dr Direk Limmathurotsakul
  • Mahidol Oxford Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand