Tim Mitchell

His research focuses on understanding the processes involved in pneumococcal disease

Professor Tim Mitchell

Professional expert

Tim obtained his BSc and PhD in microbiology from the University of Birmingham. He was awarded a Wellcome Trust Travelling Fellowship to work at Erasmus University (Rotterdam) before returning to the UK to take up a post-doctoral position at University of Leicester. He was then awarded a Royal Society University Fellowship.  

Tim moved from Leicester in 1996 to take up the Chair of Microbiology at University of Glasgow before returning to Birmingham University in 2012. His research focuses on understanding the processes involved in pneumococcal disease.