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Dr. Helge Dorfmueller

Dr Helge Dorfmueller is a Wellcome Trust and Royal Society Sir Henry Dale Fellow in the Division of Molecular Microbiology. His research aim is to elucidate how an abundant bacterial surface carbohydrate is synthesised. This carbohydrate is an important virulence factor of the human-exclusive pathogen Streptococcus pyogenes. His laboratory utilises an interdisciplinary approach, combining molecular microbiology, biochemistry, synthetic biology, structural enzymology and drug discovery.