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Cambridge Infectious Diseases

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

Studying at Cambridge


Dr William Hamilton

Dr William Hamilton

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


I am interested in pathogen genetics/ genomics, and how this can be applied to clinical problems e.g. tracking antimicrobial drug resistance with genetic epidemiology.

Research themes

Pathogen Biology and Evolution:
Connections in Asia:
  • worked at the Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU), in Bangkok, Thailand, during my PhD research.

Departments and Institutes

Addenbrooke's Hospital:


  • Genomics
  • Evolution
  • Pathogen Evolution
  • Genetics
  • Drug Resistance
  • Molecular Biology
  • Public Health
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Parasitology
  • Sequencing


  • Genomics
  • Public Health
  • Malaria