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Dr James Barnett

Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences

School of Health Sciences

Dr Barnett joined BCU in 2019, and enjoys teaching on the Biomedical Sciences degree course. He is passionate about science and has had a varied career spending time working in both industry and academia. He has worked on numerous research projects investigating topics such as bacterial protein transport, metalloproteomics, and the rapid diagnosis of infectious diseases. Dr Barnett's research at Birmingham City University will be focussed on understanding how pathogenic bacteria acquire essential metal nutrients such as zinc, including at the host-pathogen interface. 

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