Comparative biomedical sciences research

Meet the team

Interim Head of Department

Martha Betson profile image

Dr Martha Betson

Associate Professor in Veterinary Parasitology and Head of Department

Infection and immunity

Arnoud van Vliet profile image

Dr Arnoud van Vliet

Infection and immunity research lead, Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Microbiology

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Dr Amin Asfor

Lecturer in Virology and Immunology

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Professor Mark Chambers

Professor of Microbiology and Disease Intervention, Head of Section and Animal & Plant Biology

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Professor Roberto La Ragione

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

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Professor Falko Steinbach

Professor of Veterinary Immunology

Molecular and cellular medicine

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Dr Ilknur Aktan

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Anatomy

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Dr Christopher Basu

Lecturer in Veterinary Anatomy

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Dr Lisa Holbrook

Lecturer One Health-One Medicine (Non-Communicable Disease)

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Dr Rebecca Lewis

Molecular and cellular medicine research department lead, Lecturer in Molecular and Cellular Sciences

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Dr Giovanna Nalesso

Senior Lecturer in Musculoskeletal Biology, Director of Research, School of Veterinary Medicine

Dr Ioannis Smyrnias

Lecturer in Molecular and Cellular Sciences


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Kate English

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Clinical Pathology

Sarhad Alnajjar profile image

Dr Sarhad Alnajjar

Lecturer in Veterinary Pathology

Joana Crisostomo

Lecturer in Veterinary Surveillance and Investigation

Population systems and public health

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Dr Giovanni Lo Iacono

Population systems and public health research lead, Senior Lecturer in Biostatistics/Epidemiology

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Professor Alasdair Cook

Professor of Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health

Francesca Marie Contadini profile image

Dr Francesca Marie Contadini

Lecturer in Veterinary Public Health

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Dr Anjan Dutta

Senior Lecturer in Artificial Intelligence (AI)

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Dr Abel Bulamu Ekiri

Lecturer in Infectious Disease Epidemiology

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Dr Joaquin Prada

Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology

Veterinary sciences

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Dr Charlotte Sophia McCarroll

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Preclinical Sciences and Education

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Dr Olukayode Daramola

Lecturer in Veterinary Sciences and Education

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Dr Martin Hawes

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Esther Lingard

Lecturer (B) in Animal Health and Husbandry