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Cambridge Infectious Diseases

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge
 
Dr Xiaoliang   Ba
Department of Veterinary Medicine
Antimicrobial resistance mechanisms in Staphylococcus aureus and other clinically important bacterial pathogens
Professor Stephen  Bentley
Wellcome Sanger Institute
Genomics of bacterial pathogenesis with a particular focus on pneumonia and meningitis
Dr Andrew  Blagborough
Department of Pathology
Characterization of malarial transmission and the design of anti-parasitic transmission-blocking interventions
 Dorien   Braam
PhD Gates Scholar, zoonotic disease risks in displaced populations
Dr. Javier  Castillo-Olivares
BVetSc, MSc, PhD, MRCVS
Immune Correlates of Protection
Project Coordinator - Human Correlates of Protection of COVID-19 (HICC)
 Goylette   Chami
Department of Land Economy.
Economics of Infectious Disease including strategic epidemiology, social experiments, atefactual experiments, and mass drug administration for disease control.
Dr Stephen  Kevin Dolan
Herchel Smith Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biochemistry
Molecular mechanisms that govern interkingdom interactions during polymicrobial infection
 Stephen   Doyle
UKRI Future Leaders Fellow / Sanger Career Development Fellow, Wellcome Sanger Institute
Population genomics of drug selection in two veterinary parasites, Haemonchus contortus and Teladorsagia circumcincta
Professor David  Dunne
Epidemiology and Immunology of Schistosomiasis and other Human Parasitic Diseases.
 Wendy  Figueroa Chavez
PhD candidate
Studying the impact of global transcriptional factors on the regulation of bacterial virulence and antimicrobial resistance.
Professor Andres  Floto
Department of Medicine
The response of Macrophages and Dendritic cells to bacterial and mycobacterial infection.
Dr Harriet   Groom
Stanley Elmore Research Fellow at Sidney Sussex College
Associated PI in the Department of Medicine
I research the molecular interactions between retroviruses and human cells
Professor Christopher  Howe
We are interested in the molecular biology of the remnant chloroplast (apicoplast) in apicomplexan parasites (e.g. Plasmodium)
Dr Freya  Jephcott
Postdoctoral Research Associate at Centre for the Study of Existential Risk
Research Fellow (JRF) in Emerging Infectious Diseases, Department of Veterinary Medicine
Outbreak surveillance and response systems, particularly those in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Dr Francis  Jiggins
The evolution and genetics of insects and their pathogens
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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
Dr Mara  Lawniczak
Group Leader: Vector-parasite interactions
We use genomic approaches to better understand mosquito populations and parasite transmission dynamics.
 Stephanie Wai-U Lo
Project Manager / Principal Bioinformatician, Wellcome Sanger Institute
Genomics, bacterial diseases, LMIC, antimicrobial resistance
Professor Elizabeth  Murchison
Professor of comparative oncology and genetics
 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.
 Chisom   Okponyia
Clinical Research Associate, Eastern Region Public Health Observatory, Institute of Public Health.
A public health professional with 5 years of experience in health care services, global health, data analysis, and research.
 Rosalind   Parkes-Ratanshi
My interests are sustainability of HIV services in Africa, fungal infections in Uganda and HIV/STI management
 Nazima   Pathan
Clinical and research interests in inflammation, sepsis , nutrition and the relationship between gut microbiota and the host
Professor  Julian   Rayner
Cambridge Institute of Medical Research (CIMR)/Department of Medicine
High throughput approaches to understand the biology of malaria parasites and prioritise new drug and vaccine targets
Dr Olivier  Restif
Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology
Fellow of Robinson College
 Gabriel   Rinaldi
Senior Staff Scientist, at Wellcome Sanger Institute
Development of functional genomic approaches for the blood flukes schistosomes, and the study of helminth-associated neoplasms
Dr.  Manjinder  Sandhu
Population based, public health and genetic epidemiology studies of chronic infectious and non-infectious diseases.
 Dushanth   Seevaratnam
PhD Student, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
Local production of cheap and rapid diagnostic tools for the detection of malaria and leptospirosis.
Dr Caroline  Trotter
Principal Research Associate, Department of Veterinary Medicine
Academic Director Cambridge-Africa, Department of Pathology
Honorary Epidemiologist at Public Health England
Professor of Viral Immunology, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research
I use cutting-edge proteomics to identify and characterise novel aspects of innate antiviral immunity.
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 Shona   Wilson
The immunology and epidemiology of human schistosomiasis
Professor James  Wood
Department of Veterinary Medicine
Veterinarian, epidemiology with interests in the infection dynamics and control of zoonotic diseases in Africa and globally.
Dr Eiko   Yoneki
Digital Epidemiology: Modelling of Epidemic Spread using Human Mobility Data from Sensors and Mobile-Phones
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