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An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge
Read more at: Katrien Sutherland

Katrien Sutherland

What I do:

I am developing a 2D intestinal organoid monolayer model with macrophage co-culture to study intestinal barrier function and enteric commensal/pathogen interactions.

Research Interests:

  • Host-pathogen interactions
  • Novel alternatives to antibiotics
  • Antimicrobial resistance

Read more at: Dr Newton Peres

Dr Newton Peres

About my research:

I study adaptive immunity to pathogens, malignant cells and autoimmune diseases.


Read more at: Caroline Zellmer

Caroline Zellmer

Caroline Zellmer is a microbiologist and PhD student based at the Cambridge Institute of Therapeutic Immunology and Infectious Disease within the Department of Medicine at the University of Cambridge. Her doctoral work will focus on using genomics and applied microbiology to better understand antimicrobial resistance in Klebsiella with the aim of developing novel or repurposing available therapeutics.

Read more at: Dr Elli Mylona

Dr Elli Mylona

What do I do?

I am working on typhoidal Salmonella with a focus on Salmonella paratyphi A trying to identify good vaccine candidates and antimicrobial therapies. In my projects, we collaborate with GSK Siena, NIBSC, and CRUK.

Read more at: Susan Tonks

Susan Tonks

What do I do?

  • I manage & provide regulatory/governance support for vaccine trials and other clinical research in LMICs.

Key projects:

Read more at: Dr John Clark

Dr John Clark

What do I do?

I am currently working on a rapid diagnostics project for respiratory infection in critically ill children that require intensive care. My key projects are: