Imperial College London

Dr Julie McDonald

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Life Sciences

Lecturer (MRC-CMBI)



+44 (0)20 7594 5247julie.mcdonald Website




1.44Flowers buildingSouth Kensington Campus





  • Development of novel therapies to treat gut infections using microbially-produced metabolites and enzymes
  • Artificial gut ("chemostat") models to culture the distal gut microbiota
  • Investigating the mechanism for the intestinal decolonisation of multidrug-resistant microorganisms using faecal microbiota transplantation
  • Investigating the mechanism for the treatment of Clostridioides difficile infection using faecal microbiota transplantation
  • Impact of diet on gut microbiota composition and functionality
  • Host-microbe interactions
  • Variation between gut luminal, mucosal, and dietary substrate-associated microbial communities