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Marie Lewis

Associate Professor of Gut Immunology and Microbiology

University of Reading

Marie Graduated from the University of Bath with a degree in Molecular and Cell Biology and went on to complete a PhD in Molecular Microbiology at the University of Exeter. Her first postdoctoral position was at the University of Bristol researching the spread of Campylobacter in poultry flocks. Marie then spent 7 further years at Bristol as a research fellow looking at early nutrition and its impact on immune and gut microbiota development in piglets. Having been appointed as lecturer in gut Immunology and Microbiology at the University of Reading in 2013, Marie continued to focus on how early life events impact on bacterial colonisation of the gut.