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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
Dr Alex  Borodavka
Sir Henry Dale Research Fellow
Viral genome packaging, virus assembly, biomolecular condensates, RNA dynamics and RNA chaperones, rotaviruses.
Dr Josie   Bryant
Dr Raymond  Bujdoso
Senior Lecturer in Molecular Immunology
Prion diseases
Dr. Javier  Castillo-Olivares
BVetSc, MSc, PhD, MRCVS
Immune Correlates of Protection
Project Coordinator - Human Correlates of Protection of COVID-19 (HICC)
Dr Adrian   Cazares
ESPOD Research Fellow, EMBL-EBI & Sanger Institute
Junior Research Fellow, Wolfson College
Bacterial mobilome and pathogens evolution
 Audrey   Crousilles
Pseudomonas aeruginosa virulence and the glyoxylate shunt.
Dr Daniela  De Angelis
Programme leader
Statistical methods in epidemic modelling
Dr Stephen  Kevin Dolan
Herchel Smith Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biochemistry
 Lars  Dölken
Herpesviruses, virus-host interaction, non-coding RNAs, transcriptional regulation, systems biology, infection and immunity
Dr Robert  Doubleday
Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP)
Strengthening the contribution academic research can make to improving public policy.
Professor David  Dunne
Epidemiology and Immunology of Schistosomiasis and other Human Parasitic Diseases.
Dr Richard  Dybowski
Senior Research Associate (Mathematical & Computational Biology)
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Dr Brian  Ferguson
Innate recognition of viruses and vaccine development
 Wendy  Figueroa Chavez
PhD candidate
Studying the impact of global transcriptional factors on the regulation of bacterial virulence and antimicrobial resistance.
Dr Andrew James Grant
Department of Veterinary Medicine
Host-pathogen interactions and the molecular basis of virulence.
Dr Harriet   Groom
Stanley Elmore Research Fellow and Associated PI in the Department of Medicine.
I research the molecular interactions between retroviruses and human cells.
Professor Mark A Holmes
Professor in Microbial Genomics & Veterinary Science
Director of Studies in Clinical Veterinary Medicine (Churchill College)
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Dr Freya  Jephcott
Department of Veterinary Medicine
Research Fellow (JRF)
Outbreak surveillance and response systems, particularly those in Sub-Saharan Africa.
 Teemu   Kallonen
NGS based characterization of the population structure and evolution of Enterobacteriaceae.
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
 Noemie   Lefrancq
Research Assistant
Integration of genetic and spatial data to better understand the spread, maintenance and control of pathogens.
Dr Eyal   Maori
Research Associate
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Dr Yorgo   Modis
Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow
Reader in Virology and Immunology
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Professor Elizabeth  Murchison
Professor of comparative oncology and genetics
Professor Sharon  Peacock
Director, COVID-19 genomics UK Consortium (COG-UK) and Professor of Public Health & Microbiology
 Taufiq   Rahman
Structure and ligand-guided development of novel small molecule leads against druggable microbial proteins
 Gabriel   Rinaldi
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.
Dr Sebastian   Schornack
Gatsby Research Group Leader
We study plant processes underlying the accommodation of beneficial and pathogenic microbes.
 Shabih  Shakeel
Postdoctoral Scientist, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
I am a structural virologist. In past I worked on Picornaviruses structure and assembly. Currently working on E3 ligases.
Professor Alan  Short
Department of Architecture
Focus on ventilation in building design, including hospitals and surgical theatres.
Dr Vikash  Singh
Department of Pathology
Deciphering actin signalling mechanisms hijacked by numerous pathogens to gain entry and establishing systemic infection. Bacteriology, Signalling, Neglected Tropical Diseases, Salmonella, Shigella.
Professor Derek  Smith
Department of Zoology
Evolution and population dynamics of antigenically variable pathogens, particularly influenza viruses but also malaria, HIV, and HCV.
 Andrea   Strakova
PhD student leading the canine transmissible venereal tumour (CTVT) project
 AJ  teVelthuis
Department of Pathology
How viral RNA polymerases work and contribute to RNA virus pathogenicity.
Dr Caroline  Trotter
Principal Research Associate, Department of Veterinary Medicine
Academic Director Cambridge-Africa, Department of Pathology
Honorary Epidemiologist at Public Health England
Dr Sina   Tureli
Research Associate, Department of Zoology
Mathematical modelling of biological systems, dynamical systems
 Ross   Waller
Molecular Cell Biology and Evolution of Apicomplexan Parasites
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Dr Tracy  Wang
Animal pathogens, vaccine, antimicrobial resistance and functional genomics
Dr Martin  Welch
Department of Biochemistry
Regulation of microbial virulence and biofilms in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Quorum sensing, anti-bacterials, stringent response.
Dr Eiko   Yoneki
Digital Epidemiology: Modelling of Epidemic Spread using Human Mobility Data from Sensors and Mobile-Phones
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