Head of the Centre for Urological Biology, University College London

Professor Jenny Rohn is Head of the Centre for Urological Biology in the Department of Renal Medicine in the Division of Medicine at University College London. As a basic scientist, her lab’s relevant research themes in urinary tract infection include molecular host/pathogen interactions, bacterial genomic ecology, novel human tissue platforms to study infection, antimicrobial resistance/resilience behaviours, biofilm formation and the development of novel therapeutics in collaboration with engineering and clinical colleagues. Jenny earned her PhD in Microbiology at the University of Washington, Seattle USA in 1996. After a postdoctoral fellowship at the Cancer Research UK London Research Institute and a group leader position in a start-up biotech company in the Netherlands, she re-joined academia at University College London in 2006 with a Wellcome fellowship and was promoted to Professor in 2021. Jenny is also a science writer/communicator, novelist and public speaker, and frequently appears on radio, television and other broadcast and print media as a scientific expert in infectious diseases.

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