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Public Practices - primary investigators

 

NameRoleKeywords
Dr Emma Pitchforth Senior Lecturer & Senior Research Fellow in Primary Care Health systems and policies; social science; public health; primary care
Professor Richard Smith Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor and Professor of Health Economics Economics; Social Science; Environment
Dr Ruth Garside Senior Lecturer in Evidence Synthesis Systematic review, social science, evidence synthesis, sea water, infections
Professor Karen Mattick Professor of Medical Education Education, training, teamwork, antimicrobial stewardship, social and professional factors, health systems
Professor William Gaze Professor of Microbiology Environment, policy, microbiome, evolution ecology, public health, agriculture, evidence
Professor Steve Hinchliffe Professor of Geography and Co-Director of Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health One Health; Risk; Microbiome; Social Relations
Professor Henry Buller Professor of Geography Social science, Animal Health; Farming and Veterinary Practice
Professor Michael Depledge Honorary Professor and Chair of the ECEHH Advisory Board Environment, human health, marine health

Evolution - primary investigators

 

NameRoleKeywords
Professor William Gaze Professor of Microbiology Environment, policy, microbiome, evolution ecology, public health, agriculture, evidence
Professor Robert Beardmore Professor of Mathematical Biosciences Mathematical modelling, evolutionary datasets, antibiotic resistance
Dr Lihong Zhang Research Fellow  Antibiotics resistance, molecular microbiology, environmental microbiology, medical microbiology, microbial ecology
Professor Angus Buckling Professor of Evolutionary Biology  Evolutionary ecology, antimicrobial resistance
Dr Michiel Vos Senior Lecturer Microbiology, evolutionary ecology, population genomics, bacterial genome evolution, ecology of antibiotic resistance and virulence genes
Professor Neil Gow Professor of Microbiology and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Impact) Antifungal resistance, Candida auris, antifungal drug transit, drug resistance mechanisms, echinocandins, antifungal drugs, antifungal therapies
Professor Adilla Warris Professor in Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Deputy Director MRC Centre for Medical Mycology Antifungal resistance, azole-resistant Aspergillus fumigatus, evolution, clinical implications
Professor Al Brown Deputy Director MRC Centre for Medical Mycology Antifungal resistance, evolution
Professor Edze Westra Professor / NERC Independent Research Fellow Ecological variables, evolution, immune strategies, bacteria, Phage, CRISPR
Dr Stineke Van Houte BBSRC Future Leadership Fellow CRISPR-Cas, bacteria-phage interactions, AMR plasmid spread in microbial communities
Dr Uli Klümper Marie Curie Fellow AMR selection dynamics, Plasmids, Horizontal gene transfer
Professor Stuart Townley Professor in Applied Mathematics Systems modelling, analysis and management
Dr Aimee Murray NERC Fellow Culturing, molecular methods (qPCR, cloning, functional metagenomics), next generation sequencing, metagenome analyses, evolution experiments
Dr Ben Raymond Associate Professor Experimental evolutionary ecology, insects, plants, bacterial pathogens and symbionts, virulence and resistance, parasites, symbionts, Bacillus thruringiensis and resistance to antibiotics.
Dr Rhys Farrer Lecturer in Bioinformatics at MRC Centre for Medical Mycology Genome sequencing, hospital outbreak strains, C. auris, C. neoformans, C. gattii, environmental sequencing, variant discovery in antifungal targets, ERG11, tool/database development of drug resistance alleles, MARDy
Dr Alan Brown Senior Lecturer in Molecular Microbiology Molecular bacteriology; niche adaptation and antimicrobial resistance; host-pathogen interactions; immunotherapy.
Professor Ivana Gudelj

Professor of Evolutionary Systems Biology

Mathematical modelling, multi-species communities, evolution, antifungals

Dr Steven Porter

Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry Bacterial signal transduction, novel antimicrobial development, kinase inhibitors, sensor kinase, protein biochemistry, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Burkholderia pseudomallei.

 

Professor Sarah Gurr

 

 Chair in Food Security Antifungals, fungicide resistance, evolution, global movement and stewardship of antifungals

Dr Phil Mitchelmore

Clinical Lecturer in Respiratory Medicine Bronchiectasis; Cystic Fibrosis; lung disease; cross-infection; microbiome; antimicrobial resistance

Technology - primary investigators

 

NameRoleKeywords
Professor Robert Beardmore Professor of Mathematical Biosciences  Mathematical Modelling; Data Analysis
Dr Mario Recker Associate Professor in Applied Mathematics Antigenically and phenotypically diverse pathogens, Plasmodium falciparum, dengue, Staphylococcus aureus, mathematical and data analytic frameworks, pathology, evolutionary epidemiology, host-pathogen interactions, gene expression, immune selection.
Dr Stuart Daines Research Fellow Marine ecology, biochemistry, coevolution, physical environment 
Professor Stuart Townley Professor in Applied Mathematics Systems modelling, analysis and management
Dr Remy Chait Lecturer Technology Development; Bioscience
Dr Tobias Bergmiller Lecturer Technology Development; Molecular Biology
Dr Stefano Pagliara Senior Lecturer in Microfluidics Technology Development; Single Cell Response; Membrane Transport; Drug Uptake; Antibiotic Tolerance; Ageing
Dr Jehangir Cama Industry Research Fellow Single-cell phenotyping, drug development assays, membrane transport, technology development
Professor Ivana Gudelj Professor of Evolutionary Systems Biology Mathematical modelling, synthetic biology, multi-species communities
Dr Lihong Zhang Research Fellow Molecular microbiology, environmental microbiology, medical microbiology, microbial ecology
Dr Stineke Van Houte BBSRC Future Leadership Fellow CRISPR-Cas9 gene drives to fight AMR, phage identification, phage-based approaches to fight pathogenic infections
Professor Adilia Warris Professor in Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Deputy Director MRC Centre for Medical Mycology Azole-resistant A. fumigatus; CRISPR
Professor Henry Buller Professor of Geography, Head of Exeter Geography Social science approaches to diagnostic pathways and diagnostic tool development in clinical veterinary science
Dr Rhys Farrer Lecturer in Bioinformatics at MRC Centre for Medical Mycology Tool/database development; genomic and transcriptomic changes; micro evolutionary and species comparisons; ChIPseq; chromatin regulation; gene expression

Dr Alan Brown

Senior Lecturer in Molecular Microbiology Molecular bacteriology; niche adaptation and antimicrobial resistance; host-pathogen interactions; immunotherapy.

 

Dr Steven Porter

 

Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry Bacterial signal transduction, novel antimicrobial development, kinase inhibitors, sensor kinase, protein biochemistry, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Burkholderia pseudomallei.

 

Mike Allen

 

Associate Professor of Single Cell Genomics Antibiotics resistance, molecular microbiology, environmental microbiology, medical microbiology, microbial ecology, feed/energy conversion, Oceans and Human Health; Environment and Human Health, Technology Development

 

Professor Sarah Gurr

 

Chair in Food Security Antifungals, fungicide resistance, evolution, global movement and stewardship of antifungals

Professor Andrew Shaw

Associate Professor of Physical Chemistry Attomarker, physical chemistry, screening, biomarkers, disease, differential diagnostics

Planetary Health - primary investigators

 

NameRoleKeywords
Professor William Gaze Professor of Microbiology Environment, policy, microbiome, evolution ecology, public health, agriculture, evidence
Dr Lihong Zhang Research Fellow Antibiotics resistance, molecular microbiology, environmental microbiology, medical microbiology, microbial ecology
Professor Steve Hinchliffe Professor of Geography and Co-Director of Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health One Health; Risk; Microbiome; Social Relations
Professor Neil Gow Professor of Microbiology and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Impact) Antifungal drug transit, fungal cell wall, drug resistance mechanisms, Candida species, Candida auris., echinocandins novel antifungal therapies, combination therapy and immunotherapies.
Adilia Warris Professor in Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Deputy Director Centre for Medical Mycology Antifungal stewardship
Dr Aimee Murray Research Fellow Culturing, molecular methods (qPCR, cloning, functional metagenomics), next generation sequencing, metagenome analyses, evolution experiments.
Professor Lora Fleming Director of the European Centre for Environment and Human Health and Chair of Oceans, Epidemiology and Human Health Public Health, Epidemiology; Oceans and Human Health; Environment and Human Health
Professor Charles Tyler Professor of Environmental Biology/ Academic Lead Environmental contaminants, physiological processes, genetic techniques, genomic techniques
Dr Anne Leonard NERC Fellow Environment, policy, microbiome, ecology, public health, evidence
Professor Stuart Townley Professor in Applied Mathematics Systems modelling, analysis and management
Professor Henry Buller Professor of Geography, Head of Exeter Geography Social science approaches, One Health Pathways, Antimicrobial reduction in Thailand. Antimicrobials use in livestock systems in Tanzania

Mike Allen

Associate Professor of Single Cell Genomics Antibiotics resistance, molecular microbiology, environmental microbiology, medical microbiology, microbial ecology, feed/energy conversion, Oceans and Human Health; Environment and Human Health, Technology Development

 

Professor Sarah Gurr

 

 Chair in Food Security Antifungals, fungicide resistance, evolution, global movement and stewardship of antifungals

Dr Phil Mitchelmore

Clinical Lecturer in Respiratory Medicine Bronchiectasis; Cystic Fibrosis; lung disease; cross-infection; microbiome; antimicrobial resistance.

Environment - primary investigators

 

NameRoleKeywords
Professor William Gaze Professor of Microbiology Environment, policy, microbiome, evolution ecology, public health, agriculture, evidence 
Professor Edze Westra Professor / NERC Independent Research Fellow Ecological variables, evolution, immune strategies, bacteria, Phage, CRISPR)
Dr Lihong Zhang Research Fellow Antibiotics resistance, molecular microbiology, environmental microbiology, medical microbiology, microbial ecology
Dr Stineke Van Houte BBSRC Future Leadership Fellow CRISPR-Cas, bacteria-phage interactions, AMR plasmid spread in microbial communities
Dr Anne Leonard NERC Fellow Environment, policy, microbiome, ecology, public health, evidence
Dr Aimee Murray Research Fellow Culturing, molecular methods (qPCR, cloning, functional metagenomics), next generation sequencing, metagenome analyses, evolution experiments
Dr Stefano Pagliara Senior Lecturer in Microfluidics Technology Development; Single Cell Response; Membrane Transport; Drug Uptake; Antibiotic Tolerance; Ageing
Professor Angus Buckling Professor of Evolutionary Biology Evolutionary ecology, antimicrobial resistance
Dr Uli Klümper Marie Curie Fellow AMR selection dynamics, Plasmids, Horizontal gene transfer
Professor Stuart Townley Professor in Applied Mathematics Systems modelling, analysis and management
Dr Michiel Vos Senior Lecturer Microbiology Evolutionary ecology, population genomics, bacterial genome evolution, ecology of antibiotic resistance and virulence genes

Professor Sarah Gurr

Chair in Food Security Antifungals, fungicide resistance, evolution, global movement and stewardship of antifungals