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Name Position Extension Email Account Name Email Domain Name
Professor Frances Williams Professor 86743 frances.williams
Dr Massimo Mangino Bioinformatician/Honorary Lecturer 86727 massimo.mangino
Dr Jordana Bell Senior Lecturer 81506 jordana.bell
Dr Kerrin Small Senior Lecturer 51719 kerrin.small
Dr Claire Steves Senior Lecturer 85396 claire.j.steves
Dr Mario Falchi Senior Lecturer 55908 mario.falchi
Dr Julia El-Sayed Moustafa Research Fellow 56323 Julia.el-sayed_Moustafa
Dr Maxim Freydin Research Fellow 86736 maxim.freydin
Dr Cristina Menni Research Fellow 52594 cristina.menni
Dr Maria Stalteri Research Fellow maria.stalteri
Dr Sarah Metrustry Research Associate 86731 sarah.metrustry
Dr Caroline Le Roy Research Associate caroline.le_roy
Dr Shawnelle White Research Project Manager 86735 shawnelle.white
Dr Paraskevi Christofidou Research Associate  paraskevi.christofidou
Dr Alessia Visconti Research Associate 86762 alessia.visconti
Dr Amrita Vijay Research Associate 80207 amrita.vijay
Dr Fabio Rosa Computational Scientist  fabio.rosa
Clare Stockwell Microbiome Project Coordinator 89613 clare.stockwell
Rachel Horsfall Clinical Research Support Assistant  52598 rachel.horsfall
Serena Verdi Research Assistant  52594 serena.verdi
Quincy D’Souza Research Assistant 53650  quincy.d’souza
Marcel van de Streek PhD Student 81508 marcel.van_de_streek
Juan Castillo Fernandez PhD Student 52589 juan.castillo_fernandez
Md Shafiqur Rahman PhD Student/Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher 81508 md_shafiqur.rahman
Matt Jackson PhD Student 81508 matthew.jackson
Marianna Sanna PhD Student 81508 marianna.sanna
Antonino Zito PhD Student 81508 antonino.zito
Ruth Bowyer PhD Student 81504 ruth.c.bowyer
Helena Wells PhD Student  88059 helena.wells
Philippa Wells PhD Student  88059 philippa.wells
Ismail El Khader PhD Student ismail.el_khader_assa
Olatz Mompeo Masachs PhD Student olatz.mompeo