School of Biosciences and Medicine

Section of Bacteriology

Learn more about our Section of Bacteriology, where research focuses on understanding the mechanisms of bacterial pathogenesis in major diseases of man and animals.

Our research covers many health areas, including:

  • Tuberculosis
  • Leprosy
  • Buruli ulcer
  • Meningococcus
  • Pathogenic E.coli
  • Vibrio
  • Various foodborne pathogens

We take a multidisciplinary approach to our research, involving innovative programs of experimental and computational study and have an extensive network of international collaborators.

People in the Section of Bacteriology

Section lead

Name Role
Professor Graham Stewart Professor of Molecular Bacteriology

Section members

Name Role
Dr Dany Beste Lecturer in Microbial Metabolomics
Jim Huggett Senior Lecturer in Microbiology
Professor Johnjoe McFadden Professor of Molecular Genetics, Associate Dean (International)
Dr Jenny Ritchie Lecturer in Microbial Pathogenesis 
Dr Rachel Simmonds  Lecturer in Immunopathogenesis