News

Welcome, Louisa!

We are very excited to welcome (soon-to-be-Dr) Louisa Stewart to the team! Louisa is a postdoc in the lab, funded by a Wellcome Trust Seed Award. She will start a new branch of research in the lab and study metal-dependent host-derived antimicrobial peptides. The work is a collaboration between our group with Assoc Prof Steven Cobb (Durham Chemistry) and Assoc Prof Nick Jakubovics (Newcastle University).

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Welcome back, Jack!

We’re very excited to welcome back Jack Bolton. Jack was an MBiol student in the lab and he has now returned to commence his PhD, funded by the BBSRC Newcastle-Liverpool-Durham Doctoral Training Partnership. Jack will study copper trafficking and the bacterial denitrification pathway.

Farewell to Daniel Owen

We are very sad to see Dan go after a very productive time (6.5 weeks) in the lab. Dan was funded by a a Microbiology Society Harry Smith Vacation Studentship. He worked with PhD student Sam Firth to study Cu homeostasis in pathogenic Neisseria species. Dan will go on to complete his 3rd year as a Biomedical Sciences student at Durham. We wish Dan all the best in his future endeavours.

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Soapbox Science Newcastle

Sam and Karrera had a great day volunteering at Soapbox Science Newcastle, a public outreach event to promote Women in STEM. Jeanette Alcaraz a PhD student from the Clark Lab (Durham Biosciences) is also pictured below.

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