Dr Jack B. Hassall, BSc (Hons), MSc (with Merit)

Postgraduate Scientist

Jack Hassall graduated from Keele University in 2013 where he received a BSc (Hons) in Biology and Physics. Alongside this, he won the Bob Gould prize for the most outstanding undergraduate physics research project. The following year, Jack was awarded an MSc (with Merit) in System Biology from the University of Warwick. In 2015, he joined the Synthetic Biology CDT Programme. After a year of training at the University of Oxford, Jack returned to Warwick to do his PhD and is currently awaiting his viva. For his PhD, Jack engineered a synthetic gut model to explore C. difficile infections. The model consisted of a nine species microbiota representative that was completely trackable using qPCR.

Jack joined Micropathology’s team in October 2019.