Athena Swan Gold Award

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.

Subject areas

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

Research interests

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.

Meet the team

Section lead

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Dr Kikki Bodman-Smith

Associate Professor in Immunology

Section members

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Dr Alison Cottell

Senior Lecturer in Microbiology