Dr Ed Galyov


Contact details

Office: 231, MSB

Email: eg98@le.ac.uk

Tel: 0116 252 2980

Personal Details

Current post (since Oct 2007): Reader

BSc, MSc. (Chemistry), 1985, Leningrad (St. Petersburg) University, Russia
PhD. (Molecular Biology), 1990, Institute of Molecular Biology, Russian Acad. Sci., Moscow, Russia


  • Phage biology
  • Phage therapy
  • Interactions of bacterial pathogens with host cells and phages
  • Environmental biology of bacterial pathogens
  • Burkholderia pseudomallei, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, E. coli, Salmonella, Staphylococcus aureus


  • MB3020 Advanced Topics in Medical Microbiology (Convenor)
  • MB2020 Medical Microbiology
  • BS3012 Infection and Immunity
  • BS1040 Microbiology and Cell Biology (practicum)
  • BS3X00 3rd year projects (Departmental coordinator)


Recent Publications

Withatanung P, Chantratita N, Muangsombut V, Saiprom N, Lertmemongkolchai G, Klumpp J, Clokie MRJ, Galyov EE, Korbsrisate S. Analyses of the distribution patterns of Burkholderia pseudomallei and associated phages in soil samples in Thailand suggest that phage presence reduces the frequency of bacterial isolation. PLoS Neglect Trop Dis. 2016 10:e0005005 PMCID: PMC5036839.

Lazar Adler NR, Stevens MP, Dean RE, Saint RJ, Pankhania D, Prior JL, Atkins TP, Kessler B, Nithichanon A, Lertmemongkolchai G,  Galyov EE. Systematic mutagenesis of genes encoding predicted autotransported proteins of Burkholderia pseudomallei identifies factors mediating virulence in mice, net intracellular replication and a novel protein conferring serum resistance.  PLoS One. 2015 10:e0121271 PMCID: PMC4382181.

Shan J, Korbsrisate S, Withatanung P, Lazar Adler N, Clokie MR, Galyov EE. Temperature dependent bacteriophages of a tropical bacterial pathogen.  Front Microbiol. 2014 5:599 PMCID: PMC42319751.

Lazar Adler NR, Dean RE, Saint RJ, Stevens MP, Prior JL, Atkins TP, Galyov EE. Identification of a predicted trimeric autotransporter adhesin required for biofilm formation of Burkholderia pseudomallei. PLoS One. 2013 8:e79461. PMCID: PMC3818227

Gatedee J, Kritsiriwuthinan K, Galyov EE, Shan J, Dubinina E, Intarak N, Clokie MR, and Korbsrisate S. Isolation and characterization of a novel podovirus which infects Burkholderia pseudomallei.  Virol. J. 2011 8:366-371.


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