Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Infectious Disease

Senior Research Fellow



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236Wright Fleming WingSt Mary's Campus





  • Imperial Leadership and Development Programme (ILMDP), Imperial College London (accredited to the Chartered Management Institute, CMI, Level 5), 2018
  • Immunotherapeutic potential of host defence peptides as adjuncts in antitubercular chemotherapy, British Society of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 2016
  • Antimicrobial polymers and nanoparticles, British Society of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC) project grant, 2011
  • Antimycobacterial cationic polymers and self-assembled peptide nanoparticles – a proof of concept study, Joint Imperial College-National University of Singapore Ph.D. programme, 2011
  • Host-pathogen interactions in childhood tuberculosis, Elsie Widdowson Fellowship -Imperial College London, 2011
  • Joint National University of Singapore and Imperial College London Ph.D. programme, National University of Singapore (NUS) and Imperial College, 2011
  • Certificate in Advanced Study in Learning and Teaching (CASLAT), Imperial College London, 2010

External Positions

  • External examiner, Undergraduate, UG Biological Sciences Assessment Board, Department of Biological Science, Royal Holloway, University of London, 2020 - 2024

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Member, British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 2019
  • Affiliate Member, Chartered Management Institute, 2018
  • Member, Acid Fast Club, 2018
  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy (UK) FHEA, 2010

Links with Other Academic Bodies

  • External MSc Project Assessor, Royal Holloway University, 2016 - 2016


  • Elsie Widdowson Fellowship Award - Why does ‘BCG’ not sufficiently work as a vaccine for protection against tuberculosis?, Imperial College London, 2014 - 2015
  • Elsie Widdowson Fellowship - Host-pathogen interactions in childhood tuberculosis, Imperial College London, 2012 - 2013