Academic staff in the School of Biosciences 

Head of School

Professor Steve Busby

Professor Steve Busby

Professor of Biochemistry
Head of School

School of Biosciences

Research in Steve Busby’s lab is concerned with understanding the molecular mechanisms that control gene expression in bacteria, with particular attention to studying the regulation of transcription initiation in Escherichia coli. Much of the recent work has focussed on the expression of virulence determinants in pathogenic strains.

Telephone +44 (0)121 41 45402

Email s.j.w.busby@bham.ac.uk

Academic staff

Dr Luisa Orsini

Dr Luisa Orsini

Lecturer in Biosystems and Climate Change

School of Biosciences

Dr Orsini is a molecular ecologist working at the interface of ecology, evolution and genetics/genomics. Her research interest is understanding how natural populations adapt and evolve in response to environmental changes. She uses as model system the water flea Daphnia magna, a keystone species in lakes and ponds across Europe.

Telephone +44 (0)121 4145894

Email l.orsini@bham.ac.uk