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Professor Heather Allison B.A., B.Sc., Ph.D., FHEA

Professor of Molecular Microbiology Clinical Infection, Microbiology & Immunology


Personal Statement

Dr. Allison is a Professor of Molecular Microbiology in the Department of Clinical Infection, Microbiology and Immunology which sits inside the Institute of Infection, Veterinary and Ecological Sciences within the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. Prof. Allison received her Ph.D. from the College of Medicine at the University of Florida in 1997. She held a NIH-funded Postdoctoral Cariology Fellowship at the University of Rochester before moving to the University of Liverpool. Dr. Allison has been a member of academic staff at Liverpool since 2001.

Prizes or Honours

  • SEDA accreditation as a teacher in higher education (Staff and Educational Develpment Association, 2008)
  • Sir Alastair Pilkington Award (University of Liverpool, 2004)
  • Microbial Infection Group Committee member (SGM) (2004-2008, 2004)
  • Edward H Hatton Award (American Association for Dental Research, 1995)