POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHERS

  • Dr Joels Wilson-Nieuwenhuis - Postdoctoral researcher (KTP Associate)

  • Dr Mohammed El Mohtadi - Biofilm formation and pathogenic species in hospital water systems.

 

PHD STUDENTS

  • Amina Belboul - (Jason Ashworth PI) Strategies to stimulate inflammatory cell clearance of bacteria during hormone-driven ageing.

  • Lucy Chambers - (with Prof Aali Sheen Manchester Royal Infirmary) Wound infection following Hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) surgery – a measure of predictive surgical and transmission factors on patient outcomes.

  • Patricia Osta-Ustarroz - (with Industry) Surface Fouling.

  • Mohsin Amin - (with Liverpool John Moores) Oral Microbiological markers as predictors of CKD.

  • Nathalie Karaky - (with University of Manchester and University of Leeds). Antimicrobial activity of combined metal graphene derivatives to control antimicrobial resistant bacteria for use in topical applications.

  • Niall Hickey - (Rebecca Taylor PI) Pathogenic oral microbial species metabolites as toxins and novel biomarkers in chronic kidney disease.

  • Christopher Broughton -  (Nina Dempsey-Hibbert PI) Examining the role of Thienopyridines as anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer agents.

  • Steven Ryder - (Jonathan Butler PI) Novel ruthenium metal-based complexes as antimicrobial agents: mechanisms of cellular activity.

  • Elliot Whittard - (Mark Enright PI) Host /Pathogen interactions of lytic bacteriophage in the treatment of Staphylococcus aureus infection and biofilms. Submitted.

  • Anthony Slate - (Dale Brownson PI) Intelligently engineering graphene and related 2D-materials for micro-bacterial fuel cells. Submitted.

  • Laila Patinglag - (Kirsty Shaw PI) Novel microfluidic plasma devices for treatment of microorganisms in specialist water supplies. Submitted.

PHD by PUBLICATION​

  • Sydel Parikh (Public Health England) - Epidemiology of invasive meningococcal disease in the UK following the introduction of the novel 4CMenB vaccine.

  • Kayvan Shokrollahi (Whiston Hospital, Merseyside) - Paediatric and Adult Burns and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery.

  • Godwin Oligbu (Consultant Paediatrician) - The Impact of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccines on    Invasive Pneumococcal Disease. Submitted.

MASTERS by RESEARCH STUDENTS​

  • Maliha Akram. Determination of bacterial isolates recovered from a bath used to bathe burns patients

  • Nicole Britten. (Jonathan Butler, PI). Efficacy of ruthenium compounds.

  • Shiying Tang. The role of RANTES (CCL5) in the immune response to infection. Submitted.

  • Joshua Spall. Antifouling applications of biomimetic surfaces in the food industry. Submitted.

Completed Students

Completed Postdoctoral Scientists

  • Dr Fabien Saubade: Design and characterisation of biomimetic and antiadhesive surfaces for use in the food industry.

  • Dr Louise Tetlow: Antimicrobial testing for industry.

 

Completed PhD students

  • Mohamad El Mohtadi. (Jason Ashworth PI) Effect of Sex Steroid Hormones (Estrogen) on Host-Pathogen Interactions in an in vitro Model of Age-Related Impaired Healing.

  • Misha Vaidya. Novel antimicrobials to combat antimicrobial resistant bacteria.

  • Naif Binsaleh. (Nina Dempsey-Hibbert PI) Novel thienopyridine as an anti-platelet agent.

  • Joels Wilson-Nieuwenhuis. (Nina Dempsey-Hibbert PI) Modification of platelet bag surfaces for prevention of bacterial biofilm growth in platelet concentrates (Sir Halley Stewart Trust).

  • Louise Tetlow. The effect of conditioning films on the cleanability and hygienic status of self-cleaning and antimicrobial surfaces.

  • Brice Delfour-Peyrethon. (Glen West PI). Development of multi-functional durable optical coatings on polymeric surfaces.

  • Sasha Blackshaw. (Vittorio Caprio PI). The Manipulation of Inflammation, Immunity and Infection by Novel Derivatives of Halichlorine

  • Soheyla Ostovarpour. Photocatalytic Coatings to Reduce Microbial Contamination.

  • David Wickens. Nanocomposite Zirconium Nitride/Silver Coatings to Combat External Bone Fixation Pin Infections

  • Angelique Dudman Factors. affecting survival of bacteria on abiotic surfaces.

  • Adele Packer. The Effects of Defined Linear  Features on Surface Hygiene and Cleanability.

  • Lucia Cabellero. Antibacterial properties of titanium dioxide in paint films.

Completed PhD by Publications

  • Seilesh Kambari. The impact of advances in molecular virology on the clinical epidemiology and management of central nervous system viral infections in infants

  • Julia Stowe. Methological challenges in post-licensure vaccine safety studies using large routinely collected datasets

  • Helen Campbell. How Surveillance policy has informed meningococcal conjugate vaccination procedure in the UK

Completed MPhil Students

  • David Perez Iglesias. Antimicrobial Textiles.

​Completed Masters by Research Students

  • Mohsin Amin. Surface Properties and Antimicrobial Efficacy of Screen-Printed Molybdenum Hybrid Surfaces against Medically Relevant Bacteria

  • Jordan McBrearty. (with University of Auckland). Exploring the efficacy of novel compounds against drug resistant bacteria and cancer cells.

  • Thomas Wainwright. (Nina Dempsey-Hibbert PI). Examining the role of butyrolactone lignans as anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory agents.

  • Chloe Parry. (Jason Ashworth PI). Androgens inhibit phagocytosis by macrophages via the androgen receptor

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