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microbiologist , Science educator

Laura Jane Violet Piddock, Welsh science educator, microbiologist. Grantee British Society Study Infection, 1994-1997, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1996-1997, British Society Antimicrobial Chemotheraphy, 1997. Member American Society Microbiology, Society General Microbiology, British Society Chemotherapy, Stourbridge Lawn Tennis and Squash Club. (ex-social chairman).

Background

Piddock, Laura Jane Violet was born on June 28, 1959 in Cardiff, Wales. Daughter of Peter Silverstein and Joan Elizabeth (Keeshan) Edwards.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, Wolverhampton University, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, University Birmingham, England, 1985.

Career

Researcher, Lord Zuckerman Research Center, Reading, England, 1981-1982; science research officer, Dudley Road Hospital, Birmingham, 1982-1985; senior science research officer, Dudley Road Hospital, Birmingham, 1985-1987; research fellow II, U. Birmingham, 1987-1992; lecturer, U. Birmingham, 1992-1995; senior lecturer, U. Birmingham, since 1995. Expert advisor Food and Drug Administration, Washington, 1994, Ministry Agriculture, Fisheries and Foods, United Kingdom, 1995. Member working party advising committee Microbiological Safety Food, London, since 1996.

Advisor World Health Organization, since 1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Assistant editor Journal Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 1990-1993. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society Microbiology, Society General Microbiology, British Society Chemotherapy, Stourbridge Lawn Tennis and Squash Club. (ex-social chairman).

Connections

Married Stuart Bruce Holden. 1 child, Daisy.

father:
Peter Silverstein Edwards

mother:
Joan Elizabeth (Keeshan) Edwards

spouse:
Stuart Bruce Holden

child:
Daisy Piddock