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Cambridge Infectious Diseases

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

Associated Professionals; Research Assistants, Research Associates, Clinical, Administrative, Management

 Asha  Akram
Research Assistant
Real time whole genomic sequencing of MRSA from collection/storing +ve MRSA samples to extraction to preparation for miniSeq
 Katherine   Bellis
Research Assistant, Clinical School
I work on elucidating the basis of S. aureus carriage in the human nasopharynx.
Dr Ruchi   Chauhan
Research Facilitator, Cambridge Academy of Therapeutic Sciences
Facilitates research activities between academic and industry partners via funded exchange programs, educational.
Dr  Mary   Dobson
Previous Director of the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, Oxford
A writer of books on infectious diseases
 Sophia  Girgis
Research Assistant
Whole genome sequencing of MRSA, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Clostridium difficile from patient samples
 Sarah  James
Part Time Research Associate, Department of Zoology
Dr Claudio  Köser
Visiting scientist at Department of Genetics. Consultant for Becton Dickinson, the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND), the TB Alliance, and the World Health Organization.
 Danielle  Leek
Research Assistant, Department of Medicine
The usefulness of whole genome sequencing in tracking MRSA outbreaks and transmission events.
Dr Alison   Mather
Group Leader at Quadram Institute
Epidemiology, evolution and dynamics of foodborne and zoonotic bacteria, with a particular focus on antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
 Mark  Reacher
Faculty of Clinical Medicine
HPA East of England Regional Epidemiology Unit
Institute of Public Health
Public Health Surveillance,Cryptosporidium, Chlamydia,trachoma, Norovirus, Health Care Associated Infections.
Dr Catherine   Rhodes
Executive Director
Centre for the Study of Existential Risk
 Susannah  Salter
Research Assistant, Department of Veterinary Medicine.
 Renata  Schaeffer
Assistant Director for Biological Sciences & EU Matters, RO
Research support for School of Biological Sciences and EU funding