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Cambridge Infectious Diseases

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge
 
Dr Stephen  Baker
Department of Medicine, CITIID.
Molecular microbiologist; enteric infections in developing countries with an emphasis on Norovirus, Shigella spp. and Salmonella Typhi.
Dr Matt  Berriman
Wellcome Sanger Institute
Matt leads the parasite genomics group who study the parasites that cause malaria and neglected tropical diseases.
Dr Sarah  Caddy
Sarah is a Veterinary Surgeon and Clinical Research Fellow at the Cambridge Institute for Therapeutic Immunology and Infectious Disease (CITIID).
Professor John  Carr
Professor of Plant Virology
Professor Pietro  Cicuta
Department of Physics
Salmonella infection of macrophages; bacterial adhesion in airways; P.falciparum (Malaria) egress and invasion in red blood cells; gene expression noise in E.coli; new phenotipic responses to antibiotics; microfluidics/single cell imaging.
Professor P John Clarkson
Department of Engineering
Engineering design: including process management, change management, healthcare design and inclusive design.
Dr Daniela  De Angelis
Programme leader
Statistical methods in epidemic modelling
Dr Robert  Doubleday
Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP)
Strengthening the contribution academic research can make to improving public policy.
Professor Andres  Floto
Department of Medicine
The response of Macrophages and Dendritic cells to bacterial and mycobacterial infection.
Dr Andrew James Grant
Department of Veterinary Medicine
Host-pathogen interactions and the molecular basis of virulence.
Professor Lisa  Hall
Department of Chemical Engineering & Technology
Innovation of cheap diagnostics in developing countries.
Dr Hugo  Leal
Cambridge Digital Humanities
Combines research and teaching activities on misinformation, collective action and digital methods.
Professor Julian  Parkhill
Marks and Spencer Professor, Department of Veterinary Medicine
The emergence, transmission and evolution of bacterial pathogens
Professor George  Salmond
Department of Biochemistry
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.
Professor Alan  Short
Department of Architecture
Focus on ventilation in building design, including hospitals and surgical theatres.
Dr Martin  Welch
Department of Biochemistry
Regulation of microbial virulence and biofilms in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Quorum sensing, anti-bacterials, stringent response.
Professor James  Wood
Department of Veterinary Medicine
Veterinarian, epidemiology with interests in the infection dynamics and control of zoonotic diseases in Africa and globally.