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Dr Stephen Baker

Dr Stephen Baker

Molecular microbiologist based at the Wellcome Trust Major overseas programme (WT-MOP) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Global Health; Bioinformatics; Genetics; Tropical Medicine; Enteric infections in developing countries.


Biography:

Stephen Baker is a Wellcome Trust/Royal Society funded molecular microbiologist based at the Wellcome Trust Major overseas programme (WT-MOP) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. He has been at the WT-MOP since November 2007 and is the head of the enteric infections research group. He holds an Oxford University research lecturer’s position. His group studies the microbiology, genetics, epidemiology and treatment of enteric infections in developing countries. Focal pathogens include Norovirus, Shigella spp. and Salmonella Typhi, the causative agents of diarrhea, dysentery and typhoid fever, respectively.

Keywords

  • Global Health
  • Genetics
  • Asia

Topics

  • Shigella
  • Salmonella Typhi
  • Norovirus

Equipment

  • Bioinformatics