Pathogen Biology and Disease Transmission Expert Review Group

Its remit includes:

  • infectious diseases of humans and animals
  • vector biology
  • identification and early-stage development of antimicrobial agents
  • antimicrobial drug resistance
  • population studies of the distribution and transmission of infectious agents.

Members are listed below. Additional experts will join the panel as necessary.


Professor Jay Hinton (Chair)

University of Liverpool

Professor Paul Duprex

University of Pittsburgh, USA

Dr Robert Fagan

University of Sheffield

Professor Elodie Ghedin

National Institutes of Health, USA

Dr Leo James

University of Cambridge

Professor Ruth Massey

University of Bristol

Professor Alan McNally

University of Birmingham

Professor Julian Naglik

King's College London

Professor Sarah Reece

University of Edinburgh

Dr Lilach Sheiner

University of Glasgow

Dr Rachel Simmonds

University of Surrey

Dr Sophie Yacoub

University of Oxford


Sydney Ambrose

Grants Adviser, Infection and Immunobiology

Wellcome Trust

We expect members to comply with our Conflict of Interest Policy [PDF 137KB].