Sarah Gallichan

PhD student

Sarah completed an undergraduate in Genetics at the University of Pretoria and went on to pursue a Master of Science in Medicine with a focus in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease at the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa. She is currently working on a PhD in Clinical Sciences at LSTM within the Nicholas Feasey and Eva Heinz lab groups. Her research involves working towards understanding bias introduction in laboratory practice and how it affects the microbial systems to help inform better modelling of the data for insight into ESBL-producing E. coli transmission.

Selected publications

  • Gallichan S, Perez-Sepulveda BM, Feasey NA, Hinton JCD, Thomas J, Smith AM. Multiplex PCR Assay for Clade Typing of Salmonella enterica Serovar Enteritidis. Microbiol Spectr. 2022 Dec 21;10(6):e0318222. doi: 10.1128/spectrum.03182-22. Epub 2022 Nov 21. PMID: 36409092; PMCID: PMC9769638.