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Jay Mulley

Jay Mulley
  • Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences
  • Programme Director for BSc Microbiology
  • Admissions Tutor for BSc Microbiology
  • PhD supervisor
  • Academic Tutor


  • Part 0. Foundation Biology
  • Part 1. Introductory Microbiology (Convenor); Bacteriology & Virology (Convenor); Pathology
  • Part 2. Infectious Diseases (Convenor); Molecular Genetics; Marine Biology & Conservation
  • Part 3. Mechanisms for Microbial function; Applied and Integrated Biochemistry; Zoonotic Epidemiology

Final Year Research Project Supervisor

Research centres and groups

Member of the Microbiology Research Group

Research projects

  • Metal-ion based antimicrobials: mechanism of antibacterial action and resistance
  • Phage therapy: understanding bacteriophage diversity and bacteriophage-host interactions to improve application in treatment of bacterial infections
  • Photorhabdus-nematode symbiosis: molecular mechanisms involved in nematode mutualism, insect pathogenicity, evolution of human pathogenicity
  • Development of a virus-like particle (VLP) vaccine for Polio virus

Impact, enterprise and outreach

  • Lead Academic Developer of the Open Online Course (OOC) Small & Mighty: Introduction to Microbiology available on the FutureLearn platform


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