Dr Isobel Stanton is a postdoctoral research fellow using evidence synthesis to investigate exposure and transmission of antimicrobial resistance in the natural environment to humans.
This work is funded by a Natural Environment Research Council grant.
Isobel’s time is split between the Centre’s base in Truro and its offices at the Environment and Sustainability Institute at the University of Exeter’s Penryn campus.
She completed her PhD at the Centre in September 2019, researching selection for antimicrobial resistance in the natural environment as a result of release of antibiotics from anthropogenic sources.
This research was funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, it was supervised by Prof William Gaze (University of Exeter), Dr Aimee Murray (University of Exeter), Dr Lihong Zhang (University of Exeter) and Prof Jason Snape (AstraZeneca).
Isobel graduated with a BSc in biological sciences with virology from the University of Warwick in 2014 and has an MRes in molecular microbiology from the University of Bath.