Mission Statement

We apply principles and knowledge from epidemiology, disease ecology, and traditional microbiology creatively to real world problems largely through microbial genomics and laboratory experimentation in an impactful and timely manner.

More specific details on projects and outputs can be found on our people and lab news pages and on google scholar.

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Meet the team

Established in 2016, The Bakery currently consists of 7 members. Click on their names to find out more about them and the projects they currently have in the oven...

Professor Kate Baker

Professor of Applied Microbial Genomics

George Stenhouse

MRC Discovery Medicine North Doctoral Training Partnership PhD student

Becky Bennett

BBSRC Newcastle Liverpool Durham Doctoral Training Partnership PhD student

Dr. Malaka De Silva

Researcher Co-investigator

Lewis Mason

NIHR-funded Health Protection Research Unit PhD student

Dr. Nicola Love

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Dr. Charlotte Chong

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Dr. Rebecca Bengtsson

Alumnus (Postdoctoral Research Associate)

Dr. Caisey Pulford

Alumnus (John Lennon Memorial Scholarship funded PhD student)