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An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

Caroline Zellmer is a microbiologist and PhD student based at the Cambridge Institute of Therapeutic Immunology and Infectious Disease within the Department of Medicine at the University of Cambridge. Her doctoral work will focus on using genomics and applied microbiology to better understand antimicrobial resistance in Klebsiella with the aim of developing novel or repurposing available therapeutics. Prior to matriculating to Cambridge, Caroline managed OpenBiome’s global health program and was a research affiliate at MIT, where she was responsible for creating a microbial therapeutic clinical development pipeline in collaboration with industry, academic and non-profit partners. Caroline completed her bachelor’s degree with honours in research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she studied Microbiology and Public Health and has done graduate coursework at the Institut Pasteur. In a volunteer capacity, Caroline serves on advisory boards with Global Alliance for Genomics and Health and Microbial Genomics. Prior to joining OpenBiome, she worked at the National Institutes of Health, focusing on emerging infectious diseases.

PhD Student at CITIID – Department of Medicine

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