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Prof Les Baillie 


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Position:Professor of Microbiology

Telephone:+44 (0)29 208 75535
Fax:+44 (0)29 208 74149
Extension:5535

Qualifications

Professor Baillie graduated Bachelor of Sciences from Plymouth University in 1982. He obtained an MPhil (part time) from the University of the West of England in 1991 and his PhD (part time) from the University of Sheffield in 2001.

Research Interests

The focus of my research is to understand the biology of Bacillus anthracis the causative agent of anthrax. My research efforts can be broadly divided into the following areas:

  • Evolution/Ecology
  • Detection
  • Pathogenesis
  • Host immune responses
  • Vaccines
  • Therapeutic antibodies

Joint Coordinator of the School's Drug Delivery & Microbiology Research Discipline 

NEWS FLASH

Honey needed for superbug fight

18/10/12

Professor Baillie's team have identified a number of Welsh honeys with antibacterial activity. Early results have been promising, and Professor Baillie has appealed to beekeepers from across the UK to send in samples of their honey.

Rof Baillie-and colleagues at CPHRL Tbilisi, Georgia
NATO funds major International Anthrax project lead by Cardiff

05/09/2012

Professor Les Baillie  leads a team including the Queen's University of Belfast, Ercisyes University Turkey,  National Center for Disease Control in Georgia, the Defence Science Technology Laboratory in Porton Down and the US Army Medical Research Inst. Fort Detrick, MD

 

Teaching Profile

Contributes to PH2204 Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Clinical

 

Links to other relevant websites

University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

US Navy Biological Defense Research Directorate

Defence Science Technology Laboratory, Porton Down

Home Office CBRN resilience website 

Microbiology & Infection Translational Research Group