Dr Jauneikaite leads a research programme in bacterial pathogenesis, global trends in vaccine preventable infections and antibiotic resistance using bacterial genomics, bioinformatics and molecular biology techniques.
- Bacterial Genomics
- Bacterial Evolution
- Antimicrobial Resistance
- Global spread of vaccine preventable bacterial infections
- Person-to-person transmission
- Nosocomial outbreaks
- Host-pathogen interactions
- Bacterial pathogenesis
- Evolution, transmission and antimicrobial resistance of Group B Streptococci
- Investigating CPE infections using whole genome sequencing
- Molecular characterisation of staphylococcal carriage and disease isolates
- Identifying microbial and host risk factors for E. coli bacteraemia
Imperial College Research Fellowship (2017 cohort), funded by Rosetrees Trust and the Stoneygate Trust.
Research Student supervision
Present PhD students:
Rodgus, J. Understanding changes in key bacterial pathogens affecting patients in acute care.
Boonyasiri, A. Epidemiology and Genetic Diversity of Carbapenemase Producing Enterobacteriaceae among hospitalised patients in Bangkok and West London.
To, K. Investigation of genetic associations of mother to neonate Group B Streptococcus transmission.
Past PhD students:
Khan, U. Comparative genomics of disease-causing Group B streptococci.
Aliabadi, S. Developing and evaluating interventions to target antimicrobial resistance (AMR) across healthcare settings.
Wallis R. Comparative genomics of Streptococcus pneumoniae during the implementation of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines.