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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

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.

Meet the team

Section lead

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Professor Graham Stewart

Head of the Department of Microbial Sciences

Section members

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Dr Dany Beste

Senior Lecturer in Microbial Metabolism

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Dr Khushboo Borah

Research Fellow

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Dr Belinda Hall

Senior Research Fellow

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Dr Suzie Hingley-Wilson

Lecturer in Bacteriology

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Dr Jim Huggett

Senior Lecturer, Analytical Microbiology

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Professor Johnjoe McFadden

Professor of Molecular Genetics, Associate Dean (International)

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Dr Chinyere Okoro

Lecturer in Bacteriology

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Dr Jennifer Ritchie

Senior Lecturer in Microbial Pathogenesis

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Dr Rachel Simmonds

Senior Lecturer in Immunopathogenesis

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University of Surrey