Dr Ruth Ledder - personal details
Tel: 44 (0)161 275 7826
Fax: 44 (0)161 275 2396
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: Committee member
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).
1st year: The Patient and the Public modules
3rd year: Pharmaceutical microbiology and aseptic dispensing
4th year: Microbiology research projects
International Student Advisor for the School
Student Experience Officer
Academic representative on the Manchester University Pharmaceutical Society