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An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge
Dr Jonas Dutra   Albarnaz
Research Associate, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research (CIMR)
Viral immunology: How vaccinia virus evades the host immune response to infection
Postdoctoral Scientist at MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Leo James Group
Research Associate at Lulla Lab, Department of Pathology
Senior Research Associate, Department of Veterinary Medicine, U. of Cambridge
Postdoctoral Scientist, Welch Lab, Dept of Biochemistry (University of Cambridge)
I'm working on finding novel targets for quorum sensing molecules in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Dr Xiaoliang   Ba
Department of Veterinary Medicine
Antimicrobial resistance mechanisms in Staphylococcus aureus and other clinically important bacterial pathogens
Dr Anna  Barford
Senior Research Associate, Bye Fellow at Murray Edwards College
Intersection of economy, society and policy; previously health focus on the ‘Humanitarian Crises, Population Displacement and Epidemic Diseases, 1901-2010’ project.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Parasites and Microbes Programme, Wellcome Sanger Institute
Molecular Microbiology, Bioinformatics, Phylogenetics, Phylodynamics, Molecular/Genomic Epidemiology, Genomic Surveillance. Sexually Transmitted Infections, Neglected Tropical Diseases, Global Health.
Postdoctoral Researcher, Baker Lab, Department of Genetics
What I do: Analysis of AMR emergence in Shigella population through genomics and statistical modelling
Research Interests: Genomic epidemiology and evolution of pathogens. Statistical modeling, software development for outbreak reconstruction.
Dr Paul  Birrell
Senior Statistician in the Statistics, Modelling, and Economics Department in the National Infection Service of Public Health England.
Development of real-time systems for the tracking of pandemic influenza outbreaks.
Visiting worker at Prog De Angelis' group.
Research Associate, Sarris Group, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge
Research topic: Innate immunity
Research interests: Immunology, Cell Biology, Infectious Diseases
Overall Director of Studies for Biological Sciences Parts 1B, 2 and 3; Director of Studies in Pathology
University Senior Research Associate in Virology
Dr Sebastian   Bruchmann
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Veterinary Medicine
I use functional genomics to study AMR and Host-pathogen interactions in Enterobacteriaceae.
Dr Josie   Bryant
Henry Wellcome postdoctoral fellow, Department of Medicine
Within host evolution of cystic fibrosis pathogens
 David  Burke
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Zoology
Computational approaches to understand the relationship between protein sequence, protein structure and biological function and disease.
Postdoctoral Scientist, NanoDTC Translational Prize Fellow
Department of Engineering
Technology for Infectious Diseases
Dr. Javier  Castillo-Olivares
Immune Correlates of Protection
Project Coordinator - Human Correlates of Protection of COVID-19 (HICC)
 Matt  Castle
Head of Bioinformatics Training Facility, Department of Genetics
Dr Adrian   Cazares
ESPOD Research Fellow, EMBL-EBI & Sanger Institute
Junior Research Fellow, Wolfson College
Bacterial mobilome and pathogens evolution
Postdoctoral Scientist, at Cambridge Institute for Medical Research (CIMR)
Dr Anita   Chandra
Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Career Development Fellow, Department of Medicine
Honorary Consultant Immunologist
PI3K delta signalling in infection and immunity in humans and mouse models
 Lia  Chappell
Postdoctoral fellow, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Developing new single cell sequencing technologies that work on thousands of cells in parallel
Research Associate in pathogen evolution, at Pathogen Genomics and Evolution Lab
Department of Veterinary Medicine
Dr Delphine   Cuchet- Lourenco
Research Associate, Medicine
I have particular interest in understanding susceptibility to tuberculosis (TB) and mycobacterial infection.
Research Associate in Microbial Genomics, Department of Veterinary Medicine
Academic Clinical Fellow in Infectious Diseases, at Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Research Associate at Floto Lab, Department of Medicine
Functional Genomics
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
Postdoctoral Fellow at Wellcome Sanger Institute
Postdoctoral Scientist at Language Technology Lab
Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge
Postdoctoral fellow (Marie Currie Sklodowska Action)
Bacterial genomics and evolution group, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Dr. Ian  Groves
Research Associate, Department of Medicine
Research Associate, Department of Pathology
Targeting latent human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) infection by novel immunotherapeutic strategies in transplant settings
Everitt Butterfield Fellow in Emerging Infectious Diseases
Department of Veterinary Medicine
Centre for the Study of Existential Risk
Interested in infectious diseases; epidemiology; global health; outbreak response; surveillance
Dr Ewan  Harrison
Career Development Fellow - UKRI Innovation Fellowship, at Wellcome Sanger Institute
Senior Research Associate, Department of Medicine
Honorary Fellow in the Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Genomics of inflamation and immunity. Staphylococcus aureus in humans and animals.
Dr Charlotte   Houldcroft
Assistant professor in virus genomics
Postdoctoral Researcher at Department of Genetics
Salje's group
Senior Bioinformatician at Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Data analysis and Visualisation on GPS and JUNO Project
Postdoctoral Fellow at Rayner's lab, CIMR, University of Cambridge
Biophysics of the blood stage malaria
Dr Sarah  Jackson
Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine
I work on understanding the nature of the T cell mediated response to Cytomegalovirus infection.
Dr Aminu   Jahun
Research Associate, Department of Pathology
Covid-19 Genomics (COG-UK) consortium member
Novel sensing mechanisms of non-enveloped viruses.
 Dorota  Jamrozy
Project Manager and Principal Bioinformatician at Wellcome Sanger Institute
Comparative genomics of Staphylococcus aureus
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.
 Punita  Juneja
Research Associate, Department of Genetics
Host-parasite interactions, Evolutionary genetics, Aedes aegypti
Research Associate at Cambridge Institute for Medical Research
 Narender   Kumar
Senior Bioinformatician at Wellcome Sanger Institute
Dr Helen C Leggett
Research Fellow, Department of Zoology
Social evolution and virulence in parasites by way of experimental evolution of various strains of bacteria and bacteriophages
 Stephanie Wai-U Lo
Project Manager / Principal Bioinformatician, Wellcome Sanger Institute
Genomics, bacterial diseases, LMIC, antimicrobial resistance
Research Associate, Department of Biochemistry
Structural and functional characterization of membrane transporters related to virulence and drug resistance from Mycobacteria
Senior Clinical Research Associate, Addenbrooke's Hospital
Involved in translational research of infectious disease and development of new diagnostic assays within the NHS.
Dr Richard  A.  McKay
Wellcome Trust Research Fellow
Director of Studies for History and Philosophy of Science, Magdalene College
Postdoctoral Visiting Researcher
Department of Biochemistry
Research Associate, Department of Veterinary Medicine
Research Interests: Diphtheria microbiology and probiotic research
Dr Nicola   Moloney
Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Biochemistry
My research utilises proteomics to better understand the interactions between African trypanosomes and their hosts.
 Rita  Monson
Research Associate, Department of Biochemistry
Secondary metabolite production in different microbes.
 Ana   Mosterin
Research associate and administrator in the Pathogen Evolution group, Department of Zoology
Influenza, vaccines
Postdoctoral Scientist, MRC Toxicology Unit
Interests: investigating design, synthesis, and toxicity of RNA-based/mRNA/LNP therapeutics
Research Associate at CITIID – Department of Medicine
Postdoctoral Scientist at Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry
Research Associate at MRC Biostatistics Unit, University of Cambridge
 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.
Research Associate at the Cambridge Institute for Medical Research
Host-virus Interactions, Innate Immune responses and signalling, DNA and RNA viruses kinetics and host sensing. Genetics, Proteomics and RNA-Seq.
Research Associate at De Angelis group, MRC Biostatistics Unit, University of Cambridge
Research associate/Postdoctoral Scientist
Ken Smith group, Department of Medicine
Development of adaptive response to pathogens and autoimmune diseases
 Selma Leulmi  Pichot
Postdoctoral Scientist, Department of Physics
Uses nanomagnetic tools to overcome AMR.
Dr Emma  Poole
Senior Research Associate, Department of Medicine
Analysis of Human Cytomegalovirus Latency
Dr Anne   Presanis
Investigator Statistician
in the "Statistical methods in epidemic modelling" programme
MRC Biostatistics Unit
Dr Claire  Raisen
Department of Veterinary Medicine
Postdoctoral Research Associate assisting Professor Mark Holmes
 Kathy  Raven
Research Associate, Department of Medicine
Translating pathogen genomics into clinical and public health microbiology, evolution and transmission of pathogenic enterococci.
Postdoctoral Fellow at Marcus Lee Group, Wellcome Sanger Institute
Transcriptional regulation of drug resistance in Plasmodium falciparum
 Adam  Reid
Senior Staff Scientist, at Wellcome Sanger Institute
Host-parasite interactions in parasites such as malaria and whipworm using nextgen sequencing and informatics
Royal Society sponsored Daphne Jackson Fellow, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Cambridge
 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 Leah  Roberts
EBPOD Postdoctoral Fellow, at EMBL-EBI
My research focus is the translational application of bacterial whole genome sequencing in clinical environments.
Research Associate, Department of Medicine
Research topic: Mutational spectra and evolution of pathogens
Postdoctoral Scientist, Baker's group, Department of Medicine
Postdoctoral Fellow at Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
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.
Dr Rachel  Sippy
Research Associate, Department of Genetics
The study of the long-term evolution of dengue virus and the drivers of dengue transmission processes.
Dr Jordan  Skittrall
Clinical Lecturer in Virology, Department of Pathology
Mathematical analyses of viral genomic data to predict function and drug targets
Dr Alex  Smith
Department of Veterinary Medicine
Molecular microbiologist using glycoengineering approaches to develop vaccines to prevent bacterial disease in chickens
 Hazel   Stewart
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Pathology
Working on RNA regulatory structures within RNA viral genomes
Research Associate, Hollfelder Group, Department of Biochemistry
Synthetic biology and microfluidics
Senior Research Associate at Centre for the Study of Existential Risk
 Martyn  F.  Symmons
Biomedical Researcher at Department of Veterinary Medicine
Currently I work on protein:protein interactions in innate immunity and phagocytosis using our confocal microscope facility in the Physics of Medicine centre. I also work on molecular modelling of signalling complexes and viral RNAs. I previously worked o
Dr Andries J Van Tonder
Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Veterinary Medicine
Pathogen genomics; Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus) and various Mycobacterium species.
Dr Sina   Tureli
Research Associate, Department of Zoology
Mathematical modelling of biological systems, dynamical systems
Senior Research Associate
Department of Biochemistry
Dr Tracy  Wang
Animal pathogens, vaccine, antimicrobial resistance and functional genomics
Postdoctoral Research Associate at Department of Biochemistry
Dr Lin  Wang
Research associate, Department of Genetics
Research Associate studying the impact of antigenic and genetic diversity of dengue virus (DENV) on driving DENV's transmission and disease risks.
Postdoctoral Researcher
Visiting scholar at Pathogen Genomics and Evolution Group, Dept of Veterinary Medicine
Visiting scholar at Department of Veterinary Medicine