20 Apr Science Week Lecture: Antibiotic Resistance by UCL’s Dr Adam Roberts (video)
UCL’s Dr Adam Roberts delivers a lecture on the issues surrounding Antibiotic Resistance to students at The NCS. Our students have become the first to take part in a swab and send scheme run by Dr Roberts and were given kits after the talk.
Adam graduated with an Honours degree in Applied Biology from Coventry University in 1995. In 1996 he began research at the Institute of Medical Sciences at the University of Aberdeen , investigating the molecular genetics of Tn5397, a conjugative transposon found in Clostridium difficile . He moved from Aberdeen to the Eastman Dental Institute in 1998 to complete his PhD.
Adam was appointed as a Research Fellow at the Eastman in 1999, to Lecturer in 2006 and to Senior Lecturer in 2012.