- Defining environmental reservoirs of pathogenic bacteria in soil and water.
- Antibiotic resistance dissemination aim to identify reservoirs of drug resistance in the environment.
- Microbial community analysis and the development of environmental proteomics for extraction and analysis of enzymes from soils and wastes, and in the processing of biopolymers.
Metagenomics and analyses of microbial gene pools in soil, discovery of novel antibiotic gene clusters.
Group Leader: Professor EMH Wellington
Victoria Clark: Understanding gene expression and plasmid survival in pathogens
James Delaney: Identifying drivers of antibiotic resistance in the environment
Sian Powell: Animal diseases and interactions between wildlife and livestock
Severine Rangama: Transmission route for antibiotic genes in the environment
Valentin Waschulin: Discovery of novel biosynthetic gene clusters in soil microbial communities
Visiting research fellows
David Porter: The role of wildlife in disease transmission