‘Are you interested in the prevention of disease?’ Then come along to the seminar of the same title, run by Dr Joanna Bacon in the Booth Lecture Theatre on Friday 21st October from 1-2pm.

Dr Bacon is a TB Researcher working for Public Health England (PHE) in the National Infection Service at Porton Down. In this role she heads a research team that focuses on gaining a deeper understanding of the mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis and the evaluation of new drugs for the treatment of TB. Her career started with an undergraduate degree in Microbiology from the University of Sheffield and a PhD in Molecular Microbiology from the University of Leicester. Joanna has sixteen years of experience working in the TB research field at Porton Down, initially as a post-doctoral scientist for the Centre for Applied Microbiology and Research, followed by her current role as a Senior Scientist for the Health Protection Agency and PHE.

All students and staff are welcome to attend. We look forward to seeing you there!