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Paul Williams

Professor of Molecular Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

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Paul Williams is Professor of Molecular Microbiology at the Centre for Biomolecular Sciences & School of Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of Nottingham. He has… read more

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Paul Williams is Professor of Molecular Microbiology at the Centre for Biomolecular Sciences & School of Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of Nottingham. He has served the University as Head of the School of Molecular Medical Sciences (2008-2013) and as Director of the Institute of Infection, Immunity & Inflammation (1996-2008). His research interests focus on the ways in which bacteria control virulence through cell-cell communication (quorum sensing) and the discovery of new antibacterial agents and biofilm resistant polymers for preventing medical device associated infections. He has published over 350 research articles and patents and has served on the Medical Research Council Infection & Immunology board, BBSRC Plants and Microbes panel and on the scientific advisory board of the European Union Joint Programming Initiative in Antimicrobial Resistance. He is a Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator, Director of a Wellcome Trust Ph.D Training Programme in Antimicrobials and Antimicrobial Resistance and a member of the European Academy of Microbiology.

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University of Nottingham
Medical School
Queen's Medical Centre
Nottingham NG7 2UH

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