Microbial Genetics and Pathology PhD and MPhil Supervisors

Professor Julian Ketley

  • Gene regulation and host pathogen interactions by campylobacter jejuni
  • Characterisation of chemotaxis signal transduction pathways
  • Lipooligosaccharide biosynthesis
  • Iron regulation

Dr Christopher Bayliss

  • Mechanistic basis for generation of mutations in tandem DNA repeat tracts of bacterial pathogens and their contributions to virulence, host adaptation and population structure 

Professor Martha Clokie

  • Ecology and molecular biology of bacteriophages and their relationship with bacterial hosts

Dr Julie Morrissey

  • Antimicrobial resistance and virulence mechanisms of staphylococcus aureus and streptococcus pneumoniae

Professor Marco Oggioni - mro5@leicester.ac.uk

  • Phase variable epigenetic control as switchboard in microbial physiology and pathogenicity

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