Dunstan Rajendram

Specialist ScientistGenomic Services and Development UnitNational Infection Service
Public Health England
Dunstan Rajendram is a Specialist Scientist based at the Genomics Services & Development Unit at Public Health England (PHE). His current role at the Genomic services includes the delivery of a centralised Next Generation Sequencing facility for the whole genome sequencing of bacterial & viral pathogens for pathogen surveillance and outbreak investigations. Dunstan graduated with BSc (Hons.) in Biochemistry & later went onto to complete an MRC-funded PhD in molecular microbiology at the University of East London & the Health Protection Agency. His PhD project focussed on the application of genomic & proteomic techniques to elucidate the Haem biosynthetic pathway among gram-positive anaerobic bacteria. His current research & development interest includes the application of NGS technology in metagenomics for the direct detection & analysis of bacterial species from complex microbial communities.

Sessions

November 8 2019, 17:00
 - 17:30
Delivering NGS for Reference and Public Health Microbiology