Laboratory for Bacterial Evolution and Pathogenesis (LBEP)

Congratulations Dr Parr

Emily Parr passed her PhD viva

Emily cut the cake at her viva, 2019
Cutting the cake at Emily's viva, 2019

A big celebration for another LBEP  Staph-icianado! On November 5th 2019, Emily Parr successfully passed her viva and defended her work on the role of staphylococcal prophage Avβ in her PhD thesis: "Phage-mediated adaptation of Staphylococcus aureus to the avian innate immune response".  Her internal examiner was Dr Thamarai Dorai-Schneiders (R(D)SVS) and her external examiner was Professor Paul Wigley (The University of Liverpool). Congratulations Emily!

Her scientific career will continue in her new position as a policy officer for the Microbiology Society. Good luck! 

Staff profile page: Dr Thamarai Dorai-Schneiders

Staff profile page: Professor Paul Wigley (The University of Liverpool)

Emily Parr's viva celebration