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Antimicrobial Resistance, Omics and Microbiota (AROM)

Unit(s) of assessment: Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy

Research theme: Health and Wellbeing

School: School of Science and Technology


We incorporate classical microbiology (aerobic, microaerophilic, anaerobic), molecular biology, systems biology and bioinformatics. Members of the group work on mechanisms of microbial pathogenesis, factors influencing development of antimicrobial resistance, development of novel antimicrobials, population genomics and epidemiology, diversity of the human gut microbiota, host–microbiome interactions, predator–prey interactions, evolution of virulence, and plasmid biology and evolution.

Our research and PhD opportunities

Opportunities often arise for postgraduate research towards a PhD within our research team. If you are interested in carrying out a PhD please contact the prospective supervisor directly or visit our Research Degrees webpage.

Current funded PhD opportunities:


We have received funding from the following:

  • Academy of Medical Sciences
  • Alzheimer's Research UK (Midlands)
  • Cancer Research UK
  • EU Horizon 2020
  • Healthcare Infection Society
  • Pancreatic Cancer UK
  • Royal Society
  • Wellcome Trust


You can search our publications on NTU's iRep database.

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