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Dr Andrew Grant

Dr Andrew Grant

University Senior Lecturer in Bacterial Pathogenesis, Department of Veterinary Medicine

Office Phone: 01223 765801

Subject groups/Research projects

Infectious Diseases and Food Security:

Departments and Institutes

Department of Veterinary Medicine:

Research Interests

My research interests lie in host-pathogen interactions and the molecular basis of virulence.


infectious diseases

Key Publications

  • Kaiser P, Regoes R, Lengefeld J, Slack E, Grant AJ, Ackermann M, Hardt W-D. (2014) Cecum lymph node dendritic cells harbor slow-growing bacteria phenotypically tolerant to antibiotic treatment. PLoS Biol. 12(2):e1001793
  • Mastroeni P and Grant A.(2013)  Dynamics of spread of Salmonella enterica in the systemic compartment. Microbes. Infect. 15, 849-857
  • Kaiser P, Slack E, Grant AJ, Hardt W-D, Regoes RR. (2013) Lymph node colonization dynamics after ortall Salmonella Typhimurium infection in mice. PLoS Pathog. 9(9):e1003532.
  • Restif O, Goh YS, Palayret M, Grant AJ, McKinley TJ, Clark MR, Mastroeni P. Quantification of the effects of antibodies on the extra-and intracellular dynamics of Salmonella enterica. (2012) J. R. Soc. Interface. 10(79):20120866
  • Grant AJ*, Morgan FLE, McKInley TJ, Foster GL, Maskell DJ, Mastroeni P. (2012) Attenuated Salmonella Typhimurium lacking the pathogenicity island-2 type 3 secretion system grow to high bacterial numbers inside phagocytes in mice. PLoS Pathog. 8(12): e1003070  (*Corresponding author)[

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