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National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC)


Learn about our academic experts, from their research interests to their contact details.

Other NBIC staff members, including staff from partner universities, are listed on the main NBIC website:

Dr Callum Highmore

Research Fellow

Professor Charles Keevil

Professor In Environmental Health Care

Professor Guy Poppy CB FMedSci

Professor In Biological Sciences

Professor Jeremy Webb

Professor of Microbiology

Research interests

  • Microbial biofilms and their control
  • Adaptive biology and evolution of microorganisms
  • Biofilm-associated infection

Accepting applications from PhD students

Professor Jessica Teeling

Prof of Experimental Neuroimmunology

Research interests

  • Neuroimmunology
  • Systemic inflammation
  • Oral microbiome

Accepting applications from PhD students

Dr Joe Parker

Senior Research Fellow

Professor Peter Smith BSc, PhD, MA, FRSB

Professor of Life Sciences

Dr Rodolphe Herve

Senior Research Fellow

Dr Sandra Wilks

Associate Professor

Research interests

  • Applied biofilm research
  • Medical devices
  • Infection prevention

Accepting applications from PhD students