Professor Ian Clarke

Professor Ian Clarke

Professor of Virology

Research interests

  • Transposon mutagenesis of Chlamydia species
  • Cell culture systems and replicons for human noroviruses

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Curiosity driven science is at the centre of Ian's search for knowledge.  He is passionate about education and helping students invest in their learning.  He recieved the Vice chancellor's award for teaching in 2017. Ian is enthusiastic about experimental science and has been at the forefront of ground-breaking advances in chlamydial transformation and genomics as well as virus discovery and characterisation.   His current interests are intracellular pathogens, focusing on the genetics of Chlamydia and he has a long term interest in the development of culture systems for human noroviruses.