School of Biosciences and Medicine

Section of Teaching Enhancement (Microbial Sciences)

This section comprises Senior Teaching Fellows involved in delivering basic and research-led teaching content to all undergraduate and several postgraduate degree programmes within the School.

The subject areas include:

  • Bacteriology
  • Virology
  • Parasitology
  • Mycology
  • Epidemiology
  • Food Science
  • Immunology

Staff in this section also hold several roles of responsibility including the Director for Learning and Teaching for the School (overseeing all undergraduate and taught post-graduate programmes) as well as the programme directors for 4 undergraduate programmes: Biomedical Science, Microbiology, Medical Microbiology and Biotechnology.

People in the Microbial Sciences, Section of Teaching Enhancement

Dr Kikki Bodman-Smith :Immunology with particular interests in innate immunity, host:pathogen interactions and inflammation.

Dr Alison Cottell: Medical Microbiology with particular interests in bacteriology, antimicrobial resistance and infectious disease epidemiology.

Dr Simon Park: Molecular Genetics with particular interests in bacteriology and food safety.

Section lead

Name Role
Dr Kikki Bodman-Smith Lecturer in Immunology, Director of Biomedical Science Programmes

Section members

Name Role
Dr Alison Cottell Tutor in Microbiology
Dr Simon Park Senior Lecturer in Molecular Biology