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Academic staff

Find out more about our academic staff.

Head of school

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Professor Roberto La Ragione

Professor of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, Head of the School of Biosciences

Academic staff

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Dr Kourosh Ahmadi

Reader in Precision Nutrition

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Dr Sarah Allison

Lecturer in Health and Exercise Science

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Professor Simon Archer

Professor of Molecular Biology of Sleep

Professor Josephine Arendt

Emeritus Professor of Endocrinology, Director (ex), Centre for Chronobiology

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Dr Mohammad Asim

Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Cancer Biology & Therapeutics

Giuseppe Atzori

Senior Sleep Technologist

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Professor Claudio Avignone Rossa

Professor of Systems Microbiology

Mandeep Bajwa

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Head & Neck Surgical Oncology; Consultant Maxillofacial / Head & Neck / Reconstructive Surgeon

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Dr Matteo Barberis

Reader in Systems Biology, FHMS Coordinator of Centre for Mathematical and Computational Biology (CMCB), School International Lead

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Dr David Bartlett

Senior Lecturer of Exercise Immunology

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Dr Ullrich Bartsch

Lecturer in Sleep and Neurodegeneration

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Dr Sarah Bath

Senior Lecturer in Public Health Nutrition

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Dr Dany Beste

Senior Lecturer in Microbial Metabolism

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Dr Kikki Bodman-Smith

Associate Professor in Immunology

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Professor Michael Bushell

Emeritus Professor of Microbiology

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Dr Patrizia Camelliti

Senior Lecturer in Cardiovascular Molecular Science

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Dr Paola Campagnolo

Senior Lecturer in Molecular Cardiovascular Sciences

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Dr Olivier Cexus

Principal Investigator (Res.B) in Immunology & Metabolism

Harri Cizmic

Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science

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Dr Adam Collins

Associate Professor of Nutrition

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Dr Alison Cottell

Senior Lecturer in Microbiology

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Dr Alex Couto Alves

Lecturer in Bioinformatics and Statistical Genomics

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Dr Mark Crabtree

Senior Lecturer in Cardiovascular Biochemistry

Ayse Demirkan profile image

Dr Ayse Demirkan

Senior Lecturer in AI Multiomics for Health and Wellbeing

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Dr Tony Dhillon

Senior Lecturer in Oncology, University of Surrey, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Royal Surrey County Hospital

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Professor Derk-Jan Dijk

Professor of Sleep and Physiology, Director Surrey Sleep Research Centre

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Sarah Dolman

Lecturer in Biosciences

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Dr Ellen Donovan

Visiting Professor

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Professor Deborah Dunn-Walters

Professor of Immunology, Associate Dean Research and Innovation

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Professor Gill Elliott

Professor of Virology

Dr Ruan Elliott

Associate Dean (Doctoral College); Senior Lecturer in Nutrition

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Professor Vincent Emery

Emeritus Professor of Translational Virology

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Dr Ben Field

Associate Professor of Diabetes and Endocrinology

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Dr Barbara Fielding

Associate Professor in Nutritional Sciences

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Professor Heather Gage

Professor of Health Economics

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Professor Andre Gerber

Professor of RNA Biology

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Dr Terri Grassby

Lecturer in Food Science

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Professor Bruce Griffin

Professor of Nutritional Metabolism

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Dr Jorge Gutierrez

Senior Lecturer in Food Microbiology

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Dr Kath Hart

Senior Lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics

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Dr Hana Hassanin

Associate Professor in Translational and Experimental Medicine; Director of Surrey Clinical Research Facility; Director of NIHR Royal Surrey Clinical Research Facility

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Professor Christian Heiss

Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Head of Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, NHS Consultant Interventional Angiology

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Dr Suzie Hingley-Wilson

Lecturer in Bacteriology

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Dr Sam Hopkins

Senior Lecturer

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Dr Andrew Hulton

Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Sciences

Julie Hunt profile image

Dr Julie Hunt

Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Sciences

Caitlin Jeary

Lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics

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Professor Jonathan Johnston

Professor of Chronobiology and Integrative Physiology

Dr Marika Kaakinen

Lecturer in Statistical Multi-omics

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Dr Silke Kiessling

Lecturer in Chronobiology

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Dr Youngchan Kim

Lecturer in Quantum Biology

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Dr Ivan Kiskin

Lecturer in AI for Multimodal Health Monitoring

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Dr Helen Lambert

Senior Lecturer in Public Health Nutrition

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Professor Susan Lanham-New

Head of the Department of Nutritional Sciences

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Long Li

Lecturer in Dietetics

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Professor Nicolas Locker

Professor of Virology

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Professor Steven Lockley

Professor, Vice-Chancellor Fellow

Dr Manavi Maharshi

Research Design Service Adviser (Research Fellow)

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Dr Carlos Maluquer de Motes

Reader in Molecular Virology

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Dr Ralph Manders

Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology and Programme Director Sport & Exercise Sciences

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Dr Kevin Maringer

Lecturer in Microbiology

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Dr Andrea Markou

Lecturer in Biosciences

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Professor Johnjoe McFadden

Professor of Molecular Genetics, Associate Dean (International)

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Professor John McVey

Head of Department of Biochemical Sciences, Professor of Cardiovascular Biology

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Dr Lisie Meira

Lecturer in DNA Damage and Ageing

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Professor Agnieszka Michael

Professor in Oncology , Consultant Medical Oncologist, Medical Director of Surrey CTU

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Emily Norris

Lead Placement Facilitator and Lecturer in Dietetics

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Dr Chinyere Okoro

Lecturer in Bacteriology

Bolanle Oloyede profile image

Dr Bolanle Oloyede

Lecturer in Food Science

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Professor Hardev Pandha

Honorary Professor of Urological Oncology

Sneha M. Pinto profile image

Dr Sneha Pinto

Senior Lecturer in Proteomics

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Dr Tara Pirie

Lecturer in Ecology and Conservation

Adam Pledger

Senior Laboratory Technician - Sport & Exercise Science

Professor Inga Prokopenko

Professor e-One Health and Head of Statistical Multi-Omics

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Professor Margaret Rayman

Professor of Nutritional Medicine

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Dr Kate Relph

Project manager

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Dr Victoria Revell

Associate Professor in Translational Sleep and Circadian Physiology

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Dr Natalie Riddell

Senior Lecturer in Immunology and Ageing

Jennifer Ritchie profile image

Dr Jennifer Ritchie

Senior Lecturer in Microbial Pathogenesis

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Dr Harry Roberts

Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Science

Denise Robertson profile image

Dr Denise Robertson

Reader in Nutritional Physiology

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Dr Andrea Rocco

Associate Professor (Reader) in Physics and Mathematical Biology

Konstantin Rudometkin

Computational and Data Storage Facility Manager

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Professor David Russell-Jones

Vice-Chancellor's Fellow; Diabetes and Endocrinology

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Dr Lorenzo Santorelli

Programme Director for Biological Sciences, Senior Teaching fellow in Zoology, Senior Tutor for International Placements

Julie Seibt profile image

Dr Julie Seibt

Senior Lecturer in Sleep and Plasticity

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Dr Nick Selemetas

Lecturer in Veterinary Biosciences (DVM, MSc, MSc, PhD, FHEA)

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Professor Rachel Simmonds

Professor of Immunopathogenesis

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Professor Debra Skene

Professor of Neuroendocrinology; Section Lead Chronobiology

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Professor Simon Skene

Professor of Medical Statistics

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Professor Graham Stewart

Head of the Department of Microbial Sciences

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Dr Shelini Surendran

Associate Dean International FHMS, Associate Professor in Biosciences

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Dr Nicola Swann

Senior Personal Tutor, Teaching Fellow

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Dr Sarah Trinder

Director of Learning & Teaching - School of Biosciences, Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology

Professor Margot Umpleby

Diabetes & Metabolic Medicine Research

Daan van der Veen profile image

Dr Daan Van Der Veen

Senior Lecturer in Sleep and Chronobiology

Martin Whyte profile image

Dr Martin Whyte

Associate Professor of Metabolic Medicine

James Wild

Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Science

James Wild

Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Science

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Dr Eva Winnebeck

Lecturer in Chronobiology

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Dr Raphaelle Winsky-Sommerer

Reader in Sleep and Circadian Rhythms

Professor Changhao Wu

Professor in Cell Physiology

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Dr Qibo Zhang

Senior Lecturer in Immunology

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Dr Nicholas de Cruz

Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology

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Professor Simon de Lusignan

Professor of Primary Care and Clinical Informatics, and Vice Chancellor's Fellow


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Dr Catxere Andrade Casacio

Research Fellow in Experimental Quantum Biology

Nicola Annels profile image

Dr Nicola Annels

Research Fellow

Dr Rona Antoni

Research Fellow in Nutritional Metabolism

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Dr Sarah Bailey

Teaching Fellow in Physiology

Dr Zhanna Balkhiiarova

Research Fellow in Statistical Multi-Omics

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Dr Khushboo Borah Slater

Visiting research fellow

Dr Jonathan Brown

Senior Teaching Fellow in Nutrition and Food Science

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Dr Andrea Darling

Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr Mariana Dineva

Research Fellow

Dr Hermanus Draisma

Research Fellow in Statistical Multi-Omics Modelling and Analysis

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Dr Bernadette Egan

Senior Research Fellow/Senior Adviser NIHR Research Design Service South-East/Acting Co-Chair University of Surrey Ethics Committee

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Dr Barbara Engel

Senior Teaching Fellow in Nutrition and Dietetics

Dr Saeed Farjami

Research Fellow in Mathematical Biology of Cell Differentiation

Veronica Giacintucci profile image

Dr Veronica Giacintucci

Teaching Fellow in Food Science

Matthew Glover profile image

Dr Matthew Glover

Senior Research Fellow in Health Economics

Kiran K G Ravindran profile image

Dr Kiran Kumar Guruswamy Ravindran

Research Fellow in Sleep Physiology and Dementia

Dr Belinda Hall

Senior Research Fellow

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Robert Hatch

Teaching fellow, Biosciences Foundation

Dr Uy Hoang

Research Fellow

Eleanor Holmes

Teaching Fellow in Nutrition and Dietetics

Dr Louise Tzung-Harn Hsieh

Research Fellow in Host-Pathogen Interactions

Dr Cheryl Isherwood

Research Fellow

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Dr Daniel Jackson

Senior Research Fellow in Health Economics (part time)

Cecile Jones

Teaching Fellow in Dietetics

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Dr Bridget Jones

Research Fellow and Health Psychologist

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Dr Min Kim

Dean's Research Fellow

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Dr David King

Teaching Fellow

Yingrui Li profile image

Yingrui Li

Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow

Xiaoxian Liang profile image

Xiaoxian Liang

Research Fellow in Health Economics

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Dr Bingxin Lu

Surrey Future Fellow

Dr Elaina Maldonado

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr Benita Middleton

Senior Research Fellow

Lisa Mohebati profile image

Dr Lisa Mohebati

Research Fellow

Federica Orsenigo profile image

Dr Federica Orsenigo

Research Fellow A in Immunology

Giorgia Perri profile image

Dr Giorgia Perri

Research Fellow

Dr Razieh Rafieenia

Postdoctoral research fellow

Dr Tracey Robertson

Research Fellow

Dr Sophie Rocks

Research Fellow

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Dr Thalia Rodriguez Garcia

Research Fellow in Mathematical Modelling, Model Data Fusion/Machine Learning

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Dr Diana Salgado

Research Fellow in Food Safety Risk Assessment

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Dr Billy Senington

Teaching Fellow in Sport and Exercise Science

Dr Guy Simpson

Research Fellow Oncology

Dr Alexander Stewart

Research Fellow in Immunology

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Dr Yashwanth Subbannayya

Dean's Research Fellowship

Dr Mira Sulonen

Research Fellow

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Dr Rebecca Sumner

Senior Research Fellow

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Dr Alfred Thumser

Senior Teaching Fellow in Biochemistry

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Dr Morro Touray

Research Fellow in Health Economics & Sustainability Fellow

Louise Walker

Teaching Fellow (Dietetics) & Admissions Tutor (Dietetics)

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Juliet Wilson

Teaching Fellow in Nutritional Sciences

Dr Saskia Wilson-Barnes

Research Fellow in Nutritional Sciences

Dr Irene Zorzan

Research Fellow

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Dr Ciro della Monica

Research Fellow

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Dr Johanna von Gerichten

Postdoctoral Researcher