Dr Ruth Ledder - personal details
Tel: 44 (0)161 275 7826
Ruth Ledder is a lecturer within the Microbiology Research Group. Ruth joined the group in 1999 under the supervision of Dr Andrew McBain undertaking industrially funded work focussing on the in vitro modelling and culture independent characterisation of bacterial biofilms. Her work has focussed largely on the ecology, physiology and pathogenicity of bacteria associated with the human mouth in health and disease.
Memberships of Committees and Professional Bodies
American Society for Microbiology
Society of General Microbiology
Society for Applied Microbiology
International Association for Dental Research
Oral Microbiology and Immunology Group
2003-2006. Ph.D., Microbiology Research Group, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Manchester. Thesis title: Investigations into Oral Microbiology.
BSc. (1st class), Biological Sciences (Microbiology). Manchester Metropolitan University (2003).
Public Outreach work with local primary schools (microbiology)
1st year: The Patient (module leader) and the Public modules
2nd Year: The Pharmacist (aseptic dispensing) and the public modules
4th year: Medicines into Practice: Microbial Infections and Disease. Health Promotion and Public Engagement project strand. Microbiology research projects
International Student Advisor for the School
Student Experience Officer
Academic representative on the Manchester University Pharmaceutical Society
Chair of the Staff/Student Liaison committee
Microbiology lead for Masters in Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences