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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

This theme incorporates expertise in:

  • Control of plant disease
  • Influenza-resistant strains of poultry
  • Food-borne zoonoses

We collaborate with Cambridge Infectious Diseases, another of the University’s Interdisciplinary Research Centres.



 Sethlina Naa Dodua    Aryee
PhD Student, Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge.
 Chioma  Achi
Cambridge-Africa PhD scholar, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.
 Warren  Arinaitwe
Cambridge-Africa PhD scholar, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge
 Harriet  Bartlett
PhD student
01223 336600
Professor  Clare  Bryant
Professor of Innate Immunity, The University of Cambridge.
01223 766232 - Veterinary Medicine
Professor John  Carr
Head of Group, Virology & Molecular Plant Pathology, Department of Plant Sciences
01223 766416
Dr Yolande  Cordeaux
Knowledge Transfer Facilitator, Department of Chemistry
01223 746896
 Anna  Davies
Research Facilitator, Department of Veterinary Medicine (on maternity leave from August 2021).
01223 331665
Professor Chris  Gilligan
Director of Research.
Head of The Epidemiology and Modelling Group, Department of Plant Sciences.
01223 333904
University Senior Lecturer in Microbial Pathogenesis, Department of Veterinary Medicine.
Biological Safety Officer, Department of Veterinary Medicine.
Fellow and Director of Studies for the Veterinary Sciences Tripos - Jesus College, Cambridge.
01223 765801
Dr Mark  Holmes
Chair in Microbial Genomics and Veterinary Science, Department of Veterinary Medicine.
Associate Dean for Research.
01223 337636
Dr Paula  MacGregor
Paula MacGregor has relocated to the University of Bristol, but remains a Visiting Researcher in the Department of Biochemistry until December 2022.
Postgraduate student in Epidemiology and Geography
Dr Gareth  Pearce
Senior Lecturer in Farm Animal Health and Production, Animal Health & Welfare Group
01223 337678
Dr Olivier  Restif
Senior Lecturer, Department of Veterinary Medicine
01223 764963
Dr Emily  Stoakes
Postdoctoral Researcher
Dr Dan  Tucker
Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Public Health
01223 330885
 Thomas  Wileman
PhD Candidate
012 23 766 245
Professor James  Wood
Alborada Professor of Equine and Farm Animal Science
Head of Department of Veterinary Medicine
01223 764666