Meet the team

Daniel Morse
Founder and Principal Investigator

Daniel is a postdoctoral researcher interested in microbial interactions, biofilms and infections, and the founder of I'm A Scientist. He has a keen interest in public engagement and outreach, particularly with primary schools and the general public.

Hayley Pincott
IAS Team Member, Project Co-Investigator

Hayley is an Associate Practitioner in Oral Pathology and is based at the University Dental Hospital in Cardiff. Her role involves assisting in providing a pathology NHS diagnostic service, and supporting medical consultants.

Beky Weiser
IAS Team Member, Project Co-Investigator

Beky is a postdoctoral researcher investigating the paediatric cystic fibrosis lung microbiota, and also has interests in bacteriophages

Fiona Wyllie
IAS Team Member, Project Co-Investigator

Fiona works as an engagement officer for the Cardiff University School of Biosciences. She is involved in organising and delivering public engagement activities to schools and the general public, and acts as an advisor to the IAS project team as well as being hands on. 

Alex Mullins
IAS Team Member, Project Co-Investigator

Alex is a PhD student at the Cardiff University School of Biosciences, and is looking at novel secondary metabolites as use for antimicrobials!

Ed Cunningham-Oakes
IAS Team Member, Project Co-Investigator

Ed is a PhD student at the Cardiff University School of Biosciences, and is working on characterising and monitoring the microbiota associated with home care product manufacturing, with a longer term view of contamination control.

Amy Baldwin
IAS Team Member, Project Co-Investigator

Amy is a Research and Development Scientist working at the crossover between academia and industry. Her work is to develop whole genome bioinformatic analysis capability for animal nutrition at Volac International

Jabur Khan
IAS Team Member

Jabur is a PhD student at the Cardiff University School of Dentistry. His work is to develop an ex-vivo infection model to look at prosthetic joint infections

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Kasia Parfitt
IAS Team Member

Kasia is a PhD student in the Cardiff University School of Biosciences. Kasia is part of ESHlab in the MMI Group researching the cystic fibrosis-associated bacteria Burkholderia multivorans epidemiology and novel therapeutics, as well as modelling mock CF pathogen communities.

Jane Mikhail
IAS Team Member

Jane is a postdoctoral researcher at the Cardiff University School of Biosciences, currently working on the associations between Helicobacter pylori, the gut microbiome, and cancer.

Gordon Webster
IAS Team Member

Gordon is an experienced postdoctoral researcher, with interests in 

Kai Murphy
IAS Team Member

Kai is a PhD student  investigating the gut microbiota using both microbiological and cell culture approaches


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