Shaun first graduated in 2010 with a BSc (Hons) in Biological Sciences from the University of Liverpool. Shaun returned to the University of Liverpool as a postgraduate student and graduated in 2011 with a MSc in Human Immunity.
Shaun holds a PhD in Infection and Immunity from the University of Liverpool. The focus of his doctoral thesis was the assessment of the human immune response to oral vaccination with live-attenuated Salmonella Typhi.
Shaun’s immunological background has been applied for the study of host-pathogen interaction as well as for vaccine discovery and drug development
Shaun has been responsible for the management of the Foto-Cewek’s flow cytometry service and he currently manages the Foto-Cewek’s HG3 imaging facility.
Research in Medecine:
Shaun’s research is currently focused on the development of in vitro models of typhoidal and non-typhoidal Salmonella infection for the study of bacterial pathogenesis and for use in the assessment of novel treatment strategies.