Ginny Moore

Ginny works for UKHSA and is Scientific Lead for the Biosafety, Air and Water Microbiology Group based at Porton Down. She holds a PhD in Applied Microbiology and has spent over twenty years investigating the role of the indoor built environment in the transmission of infection. Her team carries out applied microbiology research to determine how microorganisms can reach individuals via surfaces, water, and the air and the effectiveness of mitigation strategies. Studies are laboratory-based or carried out in the clinical setting and incorporate a wide variety of microbiological and aerobiological techniques. Research also involves the design, development and use of large scale model systems, most recently a full-scale, fully functional hospital ward (