Eminent clinical microbiologist Professor Sharon Peacock will deliver this year's Jenner Lecture, Are bacterial pathogens isolated from animals a common cause of drug-related infections in humans?

Edward Jenner

The lecture forms part of the Jenner Lecture and Symposium, an annual celebration of infection and immunity research which all staff are invited to attend.

This year's symposium features presentations from Professor Paul Lehner (University of Cambridge) and Professor Andrea Cooper (University of Leicester), alongside St George's researchers Drs Tihana Bicanic, Henry Staines, and Tim Bull.

The annual event is organised by the Institute of Infection and Immunity. The Jenner Lecture is a highlight of the meeting and is given by a colleague whose work is recognised as having a global impact.

When and where

Date: Wednesday 1 November 2017.
Time: The Symposium and Lecture take place 12pm-6pm, followed by a reception. (The Jenner Lecture is 5-6pm.)
Where: Michael Heron Lecture Theatre


To register: All staff are invited to attend this free event, but registration is required. For catering purposes, please indicate whether you wish to attend the lunch, evening reception or both. Email Vivienne Marvell This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to secure your place.

About Professor Sharon Peacock

Professor Peacock is Professor of Microbiology London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She also holds honorary positions at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and the University of Cambridge. She has published nearly 400 publications including 21 book chapters, is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences and the American Academy of Microbiology, an elected Member of EMBO, and was awarded a CBE for services to medical microbiology in 2015.