Current group members

Graham leads the group. He is PGR director in the department and leads the core facilities for Micro and Molecular Biology.

Liz is funded by UKWIR and EPSRC Twenty65 and works on applied microbiology applications in waste and clean water.

Ahmed works on Sialic acid transport via TonB in Tannerella, funded by the Saudi government.

Katherine is part funded by GSK and working on constructing in vitro biofilm models.

Alhassan works on Phage biology of Enterococci.

Ashley is funded by a Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Scholarship award and is working on the role of outer membrane proteins of oral pathogens on host cell interactions during invasion.

Galleh works on sialidase dependent host responses of oral cells

Sofia is completing a year-long placement working with oral bacterial sialidases.

Jenna works with Graham and Prof Dan Lambert on EVs and senescence at the host-pathogen interface.

Karolina's PhD focuses on Bacteriophage with applications in Diabetic Foot ulcer.

Samie-Jo works on how how glycobiology modulates host-pathogen interactions in the oral microbiome

Alice is a BBSRC iCASE White Rose DTP student working on a biotech project with Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies.

Hollie Shaw

Hollie (co-supervision with Dr Joey Shepherd) works on Staph. aureus persistence and ultrasound.

Rawan Al-Shalan

Rawan (co-supervision with Dr Joey Shepherd) works on quorum sensing inhibiting polymers.