Dr Christine J Boinett
Christine is a Principal Bioinformatician in the Genomics of Pneumonia, Meningitis and Neonatal Sepsis group.
My other research interests include, understanding how resistance to antibiotics emerges in bacterial pathogens using a high throughput mutagenesis approach to inactivate genes in the bacterial genome known as Transposon Directed Insertion Site Sequencing (TraDIS). In particular identifying intrinsic mechanisms of resistance in the hope of understanding how these genes may function in conjunction with known resistance mediators in bacteriaHaving been an antibiotic champion since 2012, I hope to highlight the need for research and development of new antibiotics which will be essential in meeting the threat of bacteria already resistant to current antibiotics.
Principal Bioinformatician - Wellcome Sanger Institute
Genome Biologist - University of Oxford
Bacterial Geneticist - Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, HCMC Vietnam
Doctor of Philosophy - Animal and Plant Health Agency
Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Wellcome Sanger Institue
MSc - London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
BSc - Imperial College London