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Cambridge Infectious Diseases

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge
 Harriet  Bartlett
PhD Candidate
I research livestock sustainability: the relationships between biodiversity loss, GHG emissions, antibiotic use and welfare.
 Carlos    Bastos
Development of metal-based nanominerals for antimicrobial applications.
 Dorien   Braam
PhD Gates Scholar, zoonotic disease risks in displaced populations
 Hayley  Brodrick
Research assistant with the Peacock Research group regarding MRSA
 Daniel   Buhl
Application of novel mass spectrometry methods for the rapid identification of bacteria and AMR directly from clinical samples
 Ruby  Coates
Department of Veterinary Medicine
PhD candidate studying fundamental and molecular biology of Campylobacter jejuni
 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.
 Matthew  Dorman
PhD Student at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute.
 Wendy  Figueroa Chavez
PhD candidate
Studying the impact of global transcriptional factors on the regulation of bacterial virulence and antimicrobial resistance.
 Suzie  Forrest
PhD Student
Post-translational modifications of proteins secreted by Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
 Nicholas   Gleadall
Clinical microbiology, development and spread of resistance to antimicrobial and antiviral agents.
 Emma  Glennon
Department of Veterinary Medicine
Graduate Student
Disease dynamics and ecological drivers, particularly of bat-borne viruses and other emerging pathogens.
 Sophie  Ip
Graduate Student: Working on mathematical and computational modelling of systems in immunology.
 Andromachi  Karachaliou
PhD Student
Using mathematical models to evaluate and inform immunisation strategies with MenAfriVac in the African meningitis belt
 Venetia   Karamitsou
Mathematical models for the evolution of influenza that link the within- and between-host scales
 Ellis  Kelly
PhD Candidate
Indole signalling in E. coli.
 Stephen   Kissler
PhD candidate studying the population dynamics of pandemic influenza
 Emily  Lees
 Noemie   Lefrancq
Research Assistant
Integration of genetic and spatial data to better understand the spread, maintenance and control of pathogens.
 Jia  Lu
Pathogen Biology and Evolution
 Marta  Matuszewska
PhD student
I am currently investigating the ability of bacteria to adapt to new hosts and the ecological context for host switching.
 Monique   Merchant
Glycoprotein structural studies and phylogenetic analysis to study evolutionary virology.
 Ana   Mosterin
I'm a graduate student and administrator in the Pathogen Evolution group. I'm interested in flu and vaccines.
 Angalee   Nadesalingam
PhD candidate
Studying the transmission and risk factors of Lassa virus.
 Valentina  Ndolo
Studying the spatial distribution of anthrax in Uganda using ecological niche modelling.
 Thomas  O'Brien
PhD Student and Research Assistant
Developing an in vitro model for the stable recapitulation of cystic fibrosis associated polymicrobial communities in the lab.
 Megan   O'Driscoll
Epidemiological modelling of arbovirus transmission and immune dynamics
 Yue Yuan   On
Department of Biochemistry
PhD candidate studying the development and road-testing of an inducible hypermutator strain of P. aeruginosa
 Velislava   Petrova
Characterisation of B cell immune repertoires in measles infection.
 Daniel  Plaza
PhD Student
I am studying bacterial production of secondary metabolites at the Department of Biochemistry.
 Gianmarco   Raddi
Anopheles gambiae hemocyte response to Plasmodium infection
 Avinash  Reddy
Graduate Researcher, Department of Genetics
Computational approaches to understand the influence of host-protein molecular interactions on global viral evolution
 Stephanie   Reikine
I am using biophysical tools to understand the properties that underlie TLR9 activation by ssDNA from pathogens.
 Tomas Kappes   Reveco
Bacteriophages host range engineering for biotechnological applications
 Andy  Russell
PhD Student
 Thomas  Sanford
PhD student studying the influence of G-quadruplexes on positive strand RNA virus replication.
 Dushanth   Seevaratnam
PhD Student, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
Local production of cheap and rapid diagnostic tools for the detection of malaria and leptospirosis.
 Andrea   Strakova
PhD student leading the canine transmissible venereal tumour (CTVT) project
 Maria  Tang
PhD Student, Department of Applied Maths and Theoretical Physics
Mathematical modelling of population dynamics of infectious diseases such as influenza
 Gerry   Tonkin-Hill
WSI/Department of Veterinary Medicine
PhD Student
Applied statisticianinvestigating transmission in endemic diseases such as Streptococcus pneumoniae
 Emem-Fong   Ukor
Understanding and predicting acute pulmonary exacerbations in adults with Cystic Fibrosis
 Arporn   Wangwiwatsin
Recently started PhD student aiming to look at interactions between liver fluke parasite and its host.
 Robert C Will
PhD Student
Department of Medicine
Researching the evolutionary variations on global C. diphtheriae genomes
 Katriina   Willgert
BBSRC PhD student
Infectious disease dynamics at the human-animal interface
 Laura   Williamson
Investigating host-pathogen interactions during BK Polyomavirus infection. Working in the Crump Lab.
Vet, BBSRC PhD Candidate, Resident of the European College of Veterinary Public Health
Livestock associated AMR in the UK and its implications for public health and the livestock industry.
 Ziyue   Zeng
Isolating and investigating generalised transducing LamB-dependent phages from the environment