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An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge


Some of our most serious pandemics are caused by pathogens switching and establishing in a new host species and so understanding the epidemiological factors for switching success is essential for curbing pathogen spread. The capacity for some pathogens to jump into new host-species populations leading to the emergence of pathogenic clones is a major threat to public health and food security.

PhD student
I am currently investigating the ability of bacteria to adapt to new hosts and the ecological context for host switching.
 Marta  Matuszewska
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