Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Life Sciences

Visiting Professor



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  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology, Royal Society of Biology, 2019
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology, American Academy of Microbiology, 2017
  • Fellow of the European Academy of Microbiology, European Academy of Microbiology, 2016
  • Visiting Professorship - Nanyang Technical University, NTU, 2016
  • Wolfson Research Merit Award, Royal Society, 2007
  • Jacques Piraud award for research on infectious diseases, Medical Research Foundation (FRM), 2006
  • Coup d’élan 2003: awarding my research on ”Pseudomonas aeruginosa: a model organism for studying nosocomial infections, Foundation Bettencourt-Schueller, 2004

External Positions

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Head of Section Environmental Microbiology - Faculty Opinions, Faculty Opinions, 2018
  • ASM Member, American Society of Microbiology (ASM)
  • Mircobiology Society Member, Microbiology Society

Links with Other Academic Bodies

  • Member Scientific Advisory Board at Institut Pasteur, Institut Pasteur Lille, 2020
  • Member Scientific Advisory Board at Institut Cochin, Insitut Cochin, 2016
  • Member Scientific Advisory Board - CPBS, “Centre d’études des agents pathogènes et biotechnologies pour la santé”, CNRS, 2014
  • Member Scientific advisory board - TWINCORE, Center for Experimental and Clinical Infection Research, TWINCORE, 2014
  • Member of the Scientific advisory board of the “International Centre for Infectiology Research” (CIRI, Lyon, France)., “International Centre for Infectiology Research”, 2011
  • Member Scientific Advisory Board at the Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Max Planck Institute, 2011 - 2017
  • Member of the external advisory committee of the Institute for Life Sciences (IfLS, University of Southampton), University of Southampton, 2011 - 2018

Industrial Connections

  • Bruker - Maldixin patent, Use of Lipid A and its modifications as a direct detection of antimicrobials resistance (international PCT/GB2018/05O522; WO/2018/158573). Dortet, Filloux, Larrouy-Maumus.
  • Sanofi-Aventis, Toulouse, France, Consultant


  • H2020-MSCA-IF-2014. Marie Curie Fellowship to Patricia Bernal. Inter-bacterial competition mediated by the type VI secretion system (T6SS): promising role in the biocontrol properties of Pseudomonas putida - BIOCONT6SS., Marie Curie Fellowship, 2016 - 2018
  • H2020-MSCA-IF-2014. Marie Curie Fellowship to Laurent Dortet. Type VI-dependent Pseudomonas aeruginosa phospholipases and host manipulation - T6SS-PSEUDO-LIP, Marie Curie Fellowship, 2016 - 2017
  • Wellcome Trust Institutional strategic support fund – Antimicrobial Research Collaborative (ARC) Early Career Research Fellowships to Martina Valentini, Wellcome Trust, 2015 - 2016
  • Talent Hub fellowship to Patricia Bernal from Spanish National Research Council (EEZ-CSIC). Inter-bacterial competition mediated by the type VI secretion system (T6SS): promising role in the biocontrol properties of Pseudomonas putida, Spanish National Research Council, 2015 - 2016
  • MRC Career Development award to Despoina Mavridou, MRC, 2015 - 2020
  • Marie-Curie Actions-International Incoming Fellowship to Laura Nolan – PIIF-GA-2013-625318. PAT6SS, Marie-Curie Actions, 2014 - 2016
  • Marie Curie International incoming fellowship (IIF) to Luke Allsopp, European Commission, FP7-PEOPLE-2012-IIF, 2014 - 2016
  • Swiss National Science Foundation fellowship (SNSF) to Martina Valentini. Biofilm formation in P. aeruginosa and cyclic-di-GMP signalling: a sophisticated regulatory network., Swiss National Science Foundation, 2013 - 2015

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